Before You Visit

Students participating in an Orienteering Challenge in the Old Burying Ground

Students participating in the Orienteering Challenge in the Old Burying Ground.


Please schedule your visit at least three weeks in advance and use the checklist below:

Contact Name of Teacher/Group
Phone Number to Confirm
Three Date Choices
Grade Level, Number of Classes & Students
Any Special Needs
Type of Program


One teacher or chaperone is required for every ten students and is admitted free of charge. Any additional chaperones are charged the student rate. Chaperones and teachers are responsible for supervising the group. Please have all students and chaperones wear name tags.


Please make sure that you arrive on time. Late arrivals will result in a shortened program.

Cancellations / Rescheduling

If your school has a delay or closes due to inclement weather, the visit will be cancelled and rescheduled. To change a group visit, please call at least 24 hours in advance.


The museum has limited lunch facilities. Please call for more information and availability.


The Fairfield Museum & History Center is fully accessible to the handicapped. Special needs groups are welcome.

Walking Tours and Ogden House programs have limited availability and accessibility. Please call with any special needs and we can adjust the program for your group.

Bus Directions

The Fairfield Museum & History Center is conveniently located off I-95 and the Post Road. View bus directions here >>