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Fairfield Museum and History Center

370 Beach Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824-6639
+1 203-259-1598
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Great local knowledge

Great place to bring high school students to learn about local history and folklure. Hands on. Very... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Bob R
via mobile
Lovely little local town museum

This museum depicts the history of the town. Its so nicely preserved with a Victorian cottage and... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
Arch L
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370 Beach Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824-6639
+1 203-259-1598
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Great place to bring high school students to learn about local history and folklure. Hands on. Very informative about neighborhoods and history of town development. Extensive photographs of the town during revolutionary war, civil war and industrial revolution.

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This museum depicts the history of the town. Its so nicely preserved with a Victorian cottage and Barn and the sun tavern. They do have a guided tour but the tour guide didn't show today. The cottage has a great area for little ones with...More

Thank Arch L
Reviewed 7 June 2017

It is great that Fairfield has learned it has a great place in US history and has take strides to bring the historic nature of the town to prominence. My family dates back to the founding of Fairfield and I've found the historical society and...More

Thank alnbarthel
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Nice grounds and easy parking. Good research library with Fairfield history. Professional staff. Nice gift shop

Thank SuMurph
Reviewed 29 April 2017

If you are interested in local history, this is the place. The have an extensive library. There are permanent and rotating, seasonal exhibits. They have several other buildings which, from time to time are open.

Thank howsthings
Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is a great resource to better understand the regional history of this historic New England town. The well appointed new facility is well maintained and the exhibits are beautifully curated. Its easy to get to and a great way to spend a few hours...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Fairfield Museum is a beautifully designed building with 3 exhibitions galleries, a fantastic library and program hall. I found the exhibits, including the large one on regional history which had some neat native american material, well designed, informative and fun to explore. Well worth a...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The museum has a really good exhibit of the history of the town of Fairfield. The Native American culture is well documented, as is life during WW II. The museum has several rotating exhibits which may include photography, paintings, sculptures or current events.

Thank 134dld
Reviewed 4 August 2016

In a beautiful location. I saw a photo exhibition and an illustrators exhibition(the guy who did poppers penguins), both in a small room each. The main exhibition was a history of settlers and local native Americans but skimmed over any areas of contention and didn't...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

As a local resident, I visit the Fairfield Museum and History Center several times a year as the exhibits change and there are special events from reenactments to walking tours. It is especially of interest to those having their roots in New England. The town...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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