What kind of parking is available?

Parking for cars is available on the premises. Bus parking is available across the street from the museum.

Is the Museum wheelchair accessible?

The first floor of the Museum is wheelchair accessible. Strollers are not permitted.

What is the tour schedule?

February - December: Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday 1 pm to 4 pm. Each tour is approximately 45 minutes and is lead by guides in period costumes. The last tour begins at 3:20 pm. (The Museum is closed New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Independence Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.) Click here for more on tours.

Is there an admission charge?

Adults $8.00. Seniors/Youth under 18 /Students with valid ID $5.00.

Do you have a gift shop?

For creative gift ideas try The Museum Gift Shop where you'll find a selection of books associated with Ridgefield, the Keeler, Resseguie and Gilbert families and other unique publications. You'll also find exquisite handcrafted jewelry, a wide assortment of paper products, children's items, and unique household accessories. Open during regular Museum hours and by appointment during business hours.

Can your tour program accommodate large groups?

To ensure a smooth visit, groups of 10 or more should make advance reservations. Groups should arrive at the museum 15 minutes prior to their scheduled appointment time and should allow a total of 1 hour for the visit. To book a group tour, call 203-438-5485 or e-mail us info@keelertavernmuseum.org

Do you have family and genealogy records?

Yes, but only for the Keeler, Resseguie, and Gilbert families.

Are there any restrictions on access or use of the web site content?

All text and images published on this website are for personal and/or educational use only. Reproduction, redistribution, or exploitation of this site's contents for personal or commercial gain is strictly prohibited. To obtain permission to reproduce information for any commercial purpose, individuals must submit a request in writing to the Keeler Tavern Museum that includes the purpose of the reproduction and its intended distribution. The Keeler Tavern Museum reserves the right to remove or change, without notice, any information on its website, or links from its website.

Is photograph taking permitted in the Museum?

No. For special projects prior permission must be obtained in writing from the Museum.

What is the Keeler Tavern Preservation Society, Inc. (KTPS)?

It is the umbrella organization that operates the Keeler Tavern Museum and the Garden House.

What is your Privacy Policy?

This privacy notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the Keeler Tavern Museum web site by any site visitor. Please be aware that, to the extent required to provide our services, we share your information with volunteers or other persons and entities, as applicable. If you indicate on the Web site that you are interested in a particular volunteer opportunity and provide us with your contact information, we will forward your contact information to the organization that has posted that opportunity so that the organization can contact you regarding your potential involvement. KTPS reserves the right to determine, in its sole and absolute discretion, what constitutes inappropriate use of this information.

We use return e-mail addresses to answer the e-mail we receive. We may use our e-mail lists for sending out our newsletters, alerts, notices and other outbound communications. We do not, however, sell, rent or trade our volunteer, administrator, nonprofit, or general newsletter e-mail addresses to outside parties.We share aggregate information about our users with certain third parties. This information shows user activity as a whole rather than on an individual basis and cannot be used to individually identify you. We use aggregated information we collect about users to continue to improve our service for you.

The KTPS Web site contains links to other web sites. KTPS is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other web sites.

How do you select links to this site?

Links to other web sites are provided as an information service and have been selected as a convenience for our visitors. KTPS reserves the right to evaluate and select sites for links. Links do not imply endorsement of, nor responsibility for, the content of off-site referenced pages.

What is your policy on access to the Museum archives?

By appointment only.

What is your policy on access to Museum collections?

Collections may be viewed during tours of the Museum.
Those collections not on display may be viewed by appointment only.

What is your policy on making prints from the Hartmann Photo Plate Collection?

Policies are being developed. Contact the Museum with special requests.

How can I become a member of the museum?

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How can I become a volunteer?

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