Fairfield Museum and History Center
370 Beach Road, Fairfield CT 06824
Open Daily 10am – 4pm
Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.
(Admission includes access to the Library)
Fairfield Museum and History Center members: Free
Seniors & Students (6-22): $3
Children age 5 and younger: Free
Museums on Us, sponsored by Bank of America
Each Bank of America or Merrill Lynch cardholder receives one free general admission to the Fairfield Museum and History Center on the first full weekend of every month!
Begin Your Week Exploring the Past with People’s United Bank
Mondays & Tuesdays are Free at the Fairfield Museum
In honor of the 375th anniversary of Fairfield’s founding, People’s United Bank is sponsoring free admission at the Fairfield Museum and History Center every Monday and Tuesday in 2014.
Parking for the museum is free. Our parking lot is located in front of the museum.
Research Library Hours
Tuesday- Friday 10am – 4pm
Saturday 12 noon – 4pm
Access to the Library and its collections is by appointment. Please contact us at (203) 259-1598 to schedule an appointment.
Ogden House & Gardens
1520 Bronson Road, Fairfield CT 06824
Open Sundays, June – September from 1pm – 4pm
Click here for more information on Ogden House & Gardens.
What to See & Do
At the Fairfield Museum, visitors enjoy engaging art and history exhibitions ranging from Connecticut’s colonial roots to 375 years of regional history. Programs and fun activities for families and youth include the Holiday Express Train Show, Family Days, Scavenger Hunts, Vacation Camps, the Halloween Spooky Stroll and Interactive Walking Tours exploring the Town Green Campus.
The Meeting Hall overlooking the Town Green hosts lectures, panels and shared discussions led by distinguished scholars, university professors and historians that illuminate history through dialogue and debate with the larger community. Researchers from across the country utilize the unique resources in the Special Collections Library and Reading Room, including genealogy and family papers that date back to 1639.
The Museum Shop features a wide selection of Fairfield gifts and books.
Blue Star Museums is a program that offers free admission to museums for all active duty, National Guard and Reserve military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day.