About the Bridgeport History Center

Everyone loves to dig around in an old attic, trying to find some hidden treasure. That is what visiting the Bridgeport History Center on the third floor of the Library is like…digging around in the city of Bridgeport’s attic!

First time visitors to the History Center are often surprised at the wealth of information that is found here. Spend ten minutes, and you’ll be hooked! Our staff will help you with that local history question you’ve always wanted answered. We’ll help you find long lost relatives by assisting you with researching your family tree. It doesn’t matter if you are not a Bridgeport native, we have information from all over the world.

Come visit us and discover history!

Open to the public Thursday, 12-8; Friday–Saturday, 10-5*
203-576-7400, ext. #7
*[in some cases, it might be possible to make an appointment for special research Monday- Wednesday, if staff is available]

Burroughs-Saden Library, 3rd floor
925 Broad Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604