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 Directions to the Museum 

From I-95 heading South: Take Exit 27 (Lafayette Boulevard) stay to the left when ramp forks.  Take a left at the end of the ramp, onto Lafayette Boulevard.  Go under the turnpike to the light, staying in the center lane.  Take the far left onto South Frontage Road (note: the near left takes you back onto I-95).  At the second traffic light, take a left onto Main Street.  Go under the turnpike and past the light.  The Museum is on the right.

From I-95 heading North: Take Exit 27 (Lafayette Boulevard) continue straight to 5th traffic light to Main Street. Turn left on Main. The Museum is on the right.

From Route 8-25 heading South: Take Exit 3 (Main Street and Washington Avenue) stay in left lane, following Main Street South signs. Continue on Main for about 1.5 miles. Museum is on the left.

From Merritt Parkway (Route 15) heading South: Take Exit 52 to Route 8-25 Connector, toward Bridgeport. Stay on Route 8-25 South and follow directions above.

From Merritt Parkway (Route 15) heading North: Take Exit 49S to Route 8-25 Connector toward Bridgeport. Stay on Route 8-25 South and follow directions above.

There is metered parking in front of the Museum, and the Harbor Yard municipal parking garage is located at Main and Water streets.

By Train: Metro North Railroad and Amtrak trains stop at Bridgeport Transportation Station.

By Bus: Greyhound and Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority buses stop at Bridgeport Bus Terminal.

By Ferry: Bridgeport and Port Jefferson Steamboat Co. ferry boats stop at Bridgeport Dock.

From the above three modes of transportation: Cross Water Street, walk two blocks to Main Street, turn left on Main. Museum is two blocks on the left.

Map to The Barnum Museum via Mapquest:


Cruise over and visit us via the Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Ferry!


The Barnum Museum | 820 Main Street | Bridgeport, CT 06604
phone: 203-331-1104 | fax: 203-331-0079
Executive Director:
Kathleen Maher

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