A visit to The Dudley Farm Museum is a step back in time, a rural retreat from the past, preserved for the future.
Photo by Barbara Hanson.
The Dudley Farm Museum is located on the northeast corner of Routes 77 and 80 at 2351 Durham Road.
Come Visit The Farm House Museum
Experience Life on the Farm
The Big Barn complex is made up of three barns and additions
assembled over a period of about eighty years.
Book Your Special Occasion In Our 1890’s Munger Barn
Come Visit The Farmers’ Market Browse The Dawnland Collection at the Dudley Farm
The Dudley Farm Museum has an excellent collection of artifacts representing the
area’s indigenous people including stone tools and arrowheads. This area of
Connecticut was first populated between 10,000 and 7,000 B.C. and the Quinnipiacs
were estimated to number between 250 and 460 individuals at the time of contact
with Europeans. Anyone who has ever ploughed a field in the area has found
evidence of their living on this land.
Gordon Brainerd/Fox Running donated and curates this extensive collection of
Native items. An accomplished public historian, speaker and Native cultural
consultant, Fox-Running has provided decades of service to many educational
Photo Taken from an interview by Pam Johnson
The Dawnland Native American Exhibit is in the Munger Barn at Dudley Farm