Education

Fairfield Museum Field Trips

Education is at the core of the Fairfield Museum’s mission.


Education programs
include Walking Tours, Gallery Tours, Primary Source Workshops, Living History, Outreach Programs and tours of the 1750 Ogden House, serving over 5,000 Pre-K – Grade 12 students, adult learners and educators from throughout the state.

View the 2014-2015 School Program Brochure HERE

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The Fairfield Museum is a regional leader in Professional Development for educators, providing lectures by historians and scholars, training workshops and Resources for Educators including Teacher Guides, Primary Source Kits, student activities and other tools for classroom instruction.

For more information on education programs, call the Education Department at 203-259-1598 or submit a request online.

Higher Education Partners:
Central Connecticut State University, Fairfield University Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions, Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale University, Sacred Heart University and University of Connecticut Neag School of Education

Teacher Comments:

“It was a wonderful experience, couldn’t ask for more.”

 “My students were captivated and asked interesting questions.”

 “Everything in this program fits in beautifully with the curriculum.”

 “All of our students found something to contribute, find interesting, and to talk about on the ride home and later in class. This was an incredibly positive experience for all of us.”

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