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Come Visit Expanded Pequot War Gallery!

Archaeology of Mistick Fort Exhibit Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center – Pequot War Gallery On Saturday, October 1, 2016 the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center opened an exciting new addition to the Pequot War Gallery. The “Archaeology of Mistick Fort” exhibit highlights the latest findings and over 60 artifacts from the Pequot Museum’s archaeological […]



Pequot Museum 2016 Winter Schedule!

Open Every Wednesday for Museum Members! Although the Pequot Museum is closed for the winter (November 29, 2015 – March 31, 2016) the exhibits are open for Museum Members and Group Tours every Wednesday throughout the season! The museum will reopened for the 2016 season on April 1, 2016. During the interim the museum will be open […]



New Interactive Pequot War Era Timeline!

Check out the new Interactive Pequot War Era Timeline! Pequot Museum (MPMRC) Research Department staff have recently completed a new interactive Pequot War Era timeline using Tiki-Toki, a free web-based timeline software. The new interactive timeline is based on the timeline presented here on the Battlefields of the Pequot War website.  It is a condensed […]



This Saturyday! 4th Annual Pequot War Battlefield Bus Tour!

One day left!  Register at the door! Saturday, Sept. 13, 10 am-1 pm Battlefields of the Pequot War: Tour & Analysis Director of Research Dr. Kevin McBride leads a bus tour of the Mistick Battlefield (May 26, 1637), discussing scientific techniques used to identify the latest recovered artifacts. Afterward, enjoy a lunch of North Atlantic […]



Teacher Workshop: 17th Century Summer Scholars

Are you a secondary school teacher looking for local Colonial and Native primary resources?  Join us for our first-ever Summer Scholar Workshop focusing on the 17th century in New England. Pulling from recent ground-breaking research on the Pequot War, join Research Director Kevin McBride as the Pequot Museum offers new perspectives, primary resource materials, and fun […]



Meet & Watch & Greet at the Pequot Museum!

Join us for two summer programs at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center!   Fridays, July 12 & Aug. 2, 1-2:30 pm New Witnesses to the Pequot War Pequot War researchers Dr. Kevin McBride and David Naumec share new insights about the Battle at Mistick Fort based on their archaeological and historical research and […]



Pequot War Programs at the Museum!

Visit us (the researchers!) when you visit the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center on April 19 and May 4 – see the programs below. We’re excited to see you! Friday, Apr. 19, 1-2:30 pm New Witnesses to the Pequot War Pequot War researchers Dr. Kevin McBride and David Naumec share new insights about the […]



Call for Abstracts: 17TH CENTURY WARFARE, DIPLOMACY, & SOCIETY IN THE AMERICAN NORTHEAST

Call for Abstracts: 17th Century Warfare, Diplomacy, & Society in the American Northeast October 17, 18, & 19, 2013 Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center, 110 Pequot Trail, PO Box 3180, Mashantucket, Connecticut 06338 Abstract Submission Deadline: February 1, 2013 The Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center, in conjunction with its 15th anniversary, presents the […]



North Brookfield Historical Society – Research trip!

A significant part of our research at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center is identifying local material culture collections associated with the Pequot War and King Philip’s War of 1675-1676. We have been lucky to work with people from across New England and the United States – as well as overseas – at small […]



Archaeology at Saybrook Fort? Find out about it!

Learn more about battlefield archaeology to take place at the site of Saybrook Fort in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, where a siege and battle took place during the Pequot War of 1636-1637. Project supported by the National Park Service American Battlefield Protection Program funded through a grant and by the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center.