Museum Activities

Reminder: masks and social distancing are required on the Farm

The Dudley Foundation recognizes that visitors may be concerned about COVID-19 and how it may affect them. Masks are required when appropriate social distancing is not possible.  For further information regarding COVID-19 in Guilford, Ct. please click on the following link:http://www.ci.guilford.ct.us/coronavirus-information-updates/

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School Tours at The Dudley Farm

Not sure where to bring your students for their next field trip? Come to The Dudley Farm Museum, have fun, and learn what life was like during the late 19th century.

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Children participate in a hunt for items located on the Farm grounds, while other “hands-on” activities may include beating rugs, feeding chickens, washing clothes, moving hay and scrutinizing original and replica artifacts in the barns and house. And so much more!$4.00 PER CHILD $5.00 PER ADULT(PARENT OR CHAPERONE) Teachers, Teacher Assistants, and Aides –Free  Interested? Please call 203-457-0770 or email director@dudleyfarm.com. We hope to see you soon.

And in other news …


The Dudley Foundation is pleased to announce that we have received financial support from the following sources in 2020:

The Guilford Savings Bank granted $500 to help us purchase and install roller shades in the Farmhouse. These will help protect the furnishings from damaging UV lighting.

The Guilford Foundation granted The Dudley Foundation $3100 to be used to help support the operations of The Dudley Farm during this period of lost income due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

And members and friends of The Dudley Foundation generously supported The Dudley Farm Museum by responding to The Great Give in May. More than $4200 was received which will be used to maintain operations. We are very grateful for all this support.


We are very happy to announce that we have been selected to receive a $2500 CARES Act Relief Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities as administered by Connecticut Humanities. The Dudley Foundation appreciates the affirmation and support that grant represents.

And it is with thanks that we announce the awarding of a $250 grant from Farm Credit East! This grant is specifically for our Farmers’ Market to assist with the costs associated with extra cleaning supplies, signage, and marketing strategies needed due to Covid-19 and CDC requirements. This allows us to promote the benefits of locally grown produce sold in an outside venue where vendors and customers can maintain the needed social distance. So please help us celebrate Saturday mornings at our Farmers’ Market.

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The Dudley Foundation is a registered nonprofit with Amazon Smile. The next time you shop at Amazon.com please consider shopping through the Amazon Smile link and select The Dudley Foundation as your charity of choice. Visit Amazon Smile for more details.


Update: Big Barn Project

The structural work on the Big Barn is now completed.  Why don’t you come by, look at our beautiful barn, gaze at our gardens—take a seat—maybe have a picnic. The Dudley Farm is a quiet space in this crazy world.

Click here for more details on The Big Barn Project.
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Available:Voices from North Guilford

Over eight years in the making, the book Voices from North Guilford has been published and is available for purchase at The Dudley Farm Museum. Click here for details


The Dudley Farm Organic Garden Group 

The Dudley Farm Organic Garden Group is being revised. No new meetings are scheduled but if you are interested in this please email gardens@dudleyfarm.com