Museum Of Fife and Drum

62 West Main Street
Ivoryton, CT 06442


About Us 

The Museum of Fife & Drum is home to one the most unique collections of artifacts in the world; it is a visual and musical history of America on parade, from the Revolutionary War to the present. Theme displays feature drums, fifes, military swords, music, uniforms, medals, awards and photographs.

The Museum of Fife & DrumYou get the feeling that you are marching right along with the "Spirit of '76" as you tour the historic displays of The Museum of Fife & Drum. The shrill of the fife and the beat of the long drum send familiar patriotic tunes through the air. Civil War drummer boys smile at you from the walls, as if they hear the music, once again. If you've ever enjoyed participating in, or watching, a colorful parade, you'll enjoy a visit to The Museum of Fife & Drum, just minutes from the Essex Steam Train and convenient to country inns, fine dining and the Connecticut River.

Museum Hours 

1:00 to 5:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, June 30 thru Labor Day weekend. 3rd weekend of July and 4th weekend of August reserved for private activities.

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