The Bridgeport History Center

The Bridgeport History Center

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

Hours: Thursday – Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm, and by appointment

The Bridgeport History Center opened its doors in 1936. The collection contains historic photographs, maps, and research materials documenting the history of this city. Interested people can freely use unique resources to discover their family trees and do other fun projects.

The Bridgeport History Center includes resources for genealogical research throughout the world.

Visit the second floor to see the mural painted by artist Bud Riley on the north wall of the reference room. In the next room, view paintings by Lou Trapasso, which offer wonderful depictions of lively days on Bridgeport’s Main Street.