Studies have shown that volunteering can improve your health, boost your resume and help kids get into the colleges of their choice. Serving one’s community improves everyone’s quality of life. The Fairfield Museum and History Center offers a variety of volunteer opportunities in the areas of collection, preservation and education. Call 203-259-1598 or contact us for more information or complete a volunteer application.
Docents in Museum Education
Help bring history to life! Come to a docent meeting, greet new friends and learn about this community and share your passion for history. Find out more >>
Library & Research
1. Do you like to read the newspaper? We need a volunteer who can identify items in the local press that should be added to our vertical file on the history of Fairfield and the region. The position includes identifying items, photocopying, and filing the articles in the proper location. Some work could be done from home, but the position requires at least 1-2 hours per week in the library.
2. Do you love history? The research library at the Fairfield Museum and History Center offers a unique collection of books, papers, and photographs on the history of Fairfield and the region. We are looking for volunteers to help with research (including genealogy), organizing materials, and other tasks.
To volunteer in the library, please contact Beth Rose, Library Director, at (203) 259-1598 or complete the contact form.
Join our wonderful staff of Volunteers who work at the Museum Shop where you can enjoy our beautiful Museum and lovely Shop, filled with items that will delight and surprise you.You will meet visitors from near and far and join a community of dedicated and friendly staff and volunteers.
The shop is open weekdays from 10 – 4 pm and weekends 12 – 4 pm. Shifts are in three hour segments on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. For more information, please contact the Fairfield Museum at 203-259-1598.
September 25, 2014Accused: Fairfield’s Witchcraft Trials
October 16, 2014The Pequot War and the Founding of Fairfield, 1637-1639
November 26, 2014 3:30 pmMiss Annie's Museum Munchkins
November 28, 2014 11:00 amFamily Focus: First Thanksgiving
Open Daily: 10am – 4pm Library Hours
Tue–Fri: 10am – 4pm
Sat: 12 noon – 4pm Admission
Free for Fairfield Museum Members.
Adults: $5, Seniors: $3, Students (6-22): $3 Free for children age 5 and younger. Click here for Google Maps