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Fairfield Museum and History Center

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Pretty good museum of Fairfield CT

General history of the immediate area. Many artifacts on display going back to colonial times with... read more

Reviewed January 19, 2019
Fairfield, Connecticut
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We enjoyed the history of Fairfield, along with the new exhibit on the flappers history with... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2018
Annapolis, Maryland
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Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

General history of the immediate area. Many artifacts on display going back to colonial times with native-American inhabitants, such as arrows, arrowheads and clothing. Clothing from the flapper era of the 1920s is shown/photographed. You can spend an hour or more here, but really not...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed September 28, 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
1  Thank janicepk
Reviewed July 7, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank AdventureDiva
Reviewed June 18, 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
1  Thank G4090EZbenh
Reviewed June 8, 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 January 13, 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
1  Thank lukesawyer985
Reviewed October 2, 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
1  Thank Bob R
Reviewed August 5, 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
1  Thank archlav
Reviewed June 7, 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
1  Thank alnbarthel
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank SuMurph
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