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Fairfield Museum and History Center

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We enjoyed the history of Fairfield, along with the new exhibit on the flappers history with... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
Annapolis, Maryland
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Celebrate CT's Colonial Roots

Located on Beach Road, this museum and library celebrates Connecticut's colonial roots. Learn... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Manchester, Connecticut
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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the history of Fairfield, along with the new exhibit on the flappers history with costumes and cute old movies.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank janicepk
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Located on Beach Road, this museum and library celebrates Connecticut's colonial roots. Learn something about Fairfield here.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AdventureDiva
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

A very interesting and quaint little museum exploring the history of Fairfield. Worth a visit, free entry.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank G4090EZbenh
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

I was looking forward to seeing the museum. The 3 featured exhibits -- Washington' spies, the history of Fairfield, immigrants to Fairfield -- sounded interesting. They were but there was nothing else there. The exhibits were housed in 4 cramped rooms. I thought it would...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank john g
Reviewed 13 January 2018

I am amazed by the history of a local destination. I learned so much about Fairfield here. It is somewhere fun to go on a hot day inside the cool building. The museum is a walking distance from the beach, and is fun for a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank lukesawyer985
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.

Date of experience: September 2017
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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank archlav
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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank alnbarthel
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: May 2017
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.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank howsthings
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