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Fairfield Museum and History Center

370 Beach Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824-6639
+1 203-259-1598
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Nice history center

Nice grounds and easy parking. Good research library with Fairfield history. Professional staff... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
SuMurph
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New Britain, Connecticut
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LOCAL HISTORY

If you are interested in local history, this is the place. The have an extensive library. There... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
howsthings
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Easton
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2 days ago
“Nice history center”
3 weeks ago
“LOCAL HISTORY”
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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370 Beach Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824-6639
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+1 203-259-1598
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

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

Thank SuMurph
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 1 September 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 5 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

1  Thank Charlotte M
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Reviewed 27 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
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Very nicely laid out with many interesting things to see in the area of history, art and culture of particular interest of those who know the area. Right in the middle of the historic area with buildings you can tour and other notable sites. Parking...More

Thank dpm3356
Reviewed 14 June 2016

This is a small museum and will not take long to go round. They did seem rather surprised to have visitors but that may be because they were hosting a conference at the same time. It was interesting and a good way to pass some...More

Thank RJK-traveller
Reviewed 14 June 2016

This museum is absolutely tiny, but they've done a great job with the limited floor space and we ended up staying for at least an hour to read, watch and listen to all the info on display. There are some really interesting stories to learn...More

Thank Markusnl
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