The Fairfield Museum is located conveniently off Interstate 95, in the historic heart of Fairfield, Connecticut. Detailed directions are located at the end of this page.
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Fairfield County Connecticut
Family, Culture, Relaxation
The city meets the country in this sophisticated region of Connecticut. From Greenwich to Stamford and New Canaan to Fairfield, you’ll find high-quality shops, classic antiques, sumptuous dining and rich historic sites and museums.
Fairfield, Connecticut, is a charming and thriving town featuring five miles of shoreline on the Long Island Sound. Fairfield has five town beaches, two universities, many parks and ball fields, two public golf courses, and a vibrant array of restaurants and stores. Family-oriented Fairfield also has top-notch, high performing public schools with rich academic programs.
Only 50 miles from New York City, Fairfield is easily accessible to I-95 and the Merritt Parkway and has three train stations on the Metro North line that extends from New Haven, Connecticut to New York’s Grand Central Terminal.
Fairfield is located in Fairfield County, Connecticut, between the cities of Bridgeport and Stamford, and its 59,000 residents are mostly well educated and fall into a high-income demographic. Consistently ranked in the top 100 in CNN/Money Magazine’s best towns in which to live, Fairfield was ranked as the number one town in the Northeast in 2006.
Fairfield has a rich and diverse history: it was settled in 1639 by Roger Ludlowe, it was burnt to the ground during the American Revolution, it was rebuilt, grew and today thrives as a vibrant, diverse community.
The Fairfield Museum is located at 370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. From the Interstate or Post Road, pass the Town Hall on Beach Road. The Fairfield Museum is located less than a half a mile on your right. Look for our white sign right before the Old Burying Ground.
Need help finding the Fairfield Museum? Call us at (203) 259-1598.
By I-95 South: Exit 22, at the end of the ramp, turn left. Go under I-95 and railroad tracks to stoplight at intersection with Post Road. Turn right, go one block to traffic light; turn left onto Beach Road. Continue straight at the stop sign. Museum entrance is on your right, just after the next stop sign.
By I-95 North: Exit 22, at the end of the ramp, turn right. Go under railroad tracks to stop light at intersection with Post Road. Go straight across intersection; turns into Beach Road. Continue straight at the stop sign. Museum entrance is on your right, just after the next stop sign.
By Merritt/Hutchinson Parkway (North or South): Take Exit 44 onto Black Rock Turnpike, follow “Fairfield” signs. Watch for Route 135 signs, and take right onto Rte 135. Follow past Fairfield University, under I-95 and the railroad tracks to the stoplight at the intersection with Post Road. Turn right, go one block to traffic light; turn left onto Beach Road. Continue straight at the stop sign. Museum entrance is on your right, just after the next stop sign.
By Route 25 or Route 8 Southbound: Take Route 8/25 Connector south to Bridgeport to I-95 South. Follow above directions I-95 South.
A bus stop is conveniently located 2 blocks away on the Post Road in Fairfield, CT at the intersection of Beach Road.
Take Metro-North to the Fairfield train station (not Fairfield Metro). The Fairfield Museum is an easy walk from the train station, or cabs are available for your convenience. To walk, proceed south to the Post Road. Continue past the Fairfield Public Library and take a left onto Old Post Road. Continue past the YMCA and turn right at the Episcopal Church. You will see the back entrance to the Fairfield Museum, past the Museum Commons.