The Fairfield Museum invites you to become a part of our community. Help support the cultural and educational life of greater Fairfield through your donations, becoming a member and or by volunteering. Studies have shown that volunteering can improve your health, boost your resume and help kids get into the colleges of their choice. Serving one’s community improves everyone’s quality of life. The Fairfield Museum and History Center is a community partner with the National Charity League, Scholars and Athletes Serving Others. Call 203-259-1598 or contact us for more information.
Fairfield Museum Internships
The Fairfield Museum and History Center invites junior and senior college students and graduate students to apply for an internship to explore museum careers including curatorial, research, education and public history. Find out more >>
Docents in Museum Education
Help bring history to life! Are you a lifelong learner with a passion for sharing history? Find out about becoming a Museum Docent! Docents are trained volunteer educators who present guided tours and other education programs to students and adults. The Fairfield Museum Docent Program is both intellectually stimulating and socially rewarding and includes readings and discussions on various topics in American history and education. Find out more >>
Library & Research
Do you love history? The research library at the Fairfield Museum and History Center offers a unique collection of books, papers, and photographs on the history of Fairfield and the region. We are looking for volunteers to help with research (including genealogy), organizing materials, and other tasks. To volunteer in the library, please contact Karen Burke, Library Director, at (203) 259-1598 or complete the contact form.
Enjoy helping others in our Museum Shop, filled with unique items and gifts. Meet visitors from near and far and join a community of dedicated and friendly staff and volunteers. The shop is open daily from 10 – 4 pm and shifts are from 10am – 1pm or 1pm-4pm with flexibility for your schedule, as well. For more information, please contact the Fairfield Museum at 203-259-1598 or complete the contact form.