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Danbury Railway Museum

Danbury Railway Museum, 120 White Street, Danbury, CT 06813
+1 203-778-8337
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Great little museum with quite a bit of rolling stock

With a little time to kill between appointments in the Danbury area, I decided to check out the... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
Bill R
via mobile
Great museum with kids

Our family loves the museum! There is a toy area with trains set up to play with and trains to... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
Stacey M
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Hartford, Connecticut
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pumpkin patch” (9 reviews)
“rail yard” (7 reviews)
“all ages” (10 reviews)
LOCATION
Danbury Railway Museum, 120 White Street, Danbury, CT 06813
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+1 203-778-8337
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"pumpkin patch"
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"rail yard"
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"all ages"
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"short train ride"
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"gift shop"
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"rolling stock"
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"great place"
in 9 reviews
"an adult"
in 3 reviews
"older equipment"
in 3 reviews
"young kids"
in 4 reviews
"interesting displays"
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"interesting visit"
in 2 reviews
"special train"
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"nice experience"
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"birthday party"
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"entrance fee"
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"new england"
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

With a little time to kill between appointments in the Danbury area, I decided to check out the railway museum. I’m glad that I did. Housed inside the old station that was built around 1903, the interior space available for exhibits is fairly limited. However,...More

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Danbury R, Volunteer at Danbury Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Thank you for visiting us, Bill, and for your review.

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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Our family loves the museum! There is a toy area with trains set up to play with and trains to watch go around inside. It’s a great place to go and spend an hour or two with children. Outside you can explore all the old...More

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Danbury R, Volunteer at Danbury Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thank you for your review, Stacey. Our trains will be operating starting with Easter Bunny trains on March 24, and then weekends through November.

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

This is a wonderful museum, filled with things to do for kids in the rail house and they have train rides to see Santa, the pumpkin patch, to explore the trains under renovation in the yard and just explore and have a great time. The...More

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Danbury R, Volunteer at Danbury Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Thanks for your support, Mark!

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Reviewed 12 February 2018

i live sort of near here and i have to write 1 more review. my dad visited here bc i live an hour away which is far to me but he stopped here on the way to my house.

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Danbury R, Volunteer at Danbury Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Hope you can visit us sometime, angelfire!

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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

We have visited for a birthday party with a group of ~50 people and its a nice placeto celebrate birthdays. In the museum, you have models of old systems, pics of old danbury line when it was center of new england and the best part...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Anyone that is interested in trains and the railroad and the history behind them will like this place. They have events during the year suitable for all ages.

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Danbury R, Volunteer at Danbury Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thank you for your support, Mark!

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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Many years ago my cousin had a birthday party for her young son. It was awesome! Even for an adult, there were so many photographs and interesting displays. I think the highlight was a ride on a train for a short distance away and back....More

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Danbury R, Volunteer at Danbury Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Thanks so much for your comments and support!

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

We take the grandkids for all their events. Recently we signed up to operate a real locomotive and had a great time. Very good museum with many displays and a great gift shop. Fun for all and if you happen to like trains, even better!

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Danbury R, Volunteer at Danbury Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you so much for your support! Glad you enjoyed our "Hands on The Throttle" program!

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

This little museum does a good job of imparting the history and importance of the railway systems in America through the experiences of the Danbury line. It has some fun exhibits that are hands on for kids and the railyard allows the kids to board...More

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Danbury R, Volunteer at Danbury Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thank you for visiting us, and for your support! We do offer train rides in our railyard from April through November, and during our Santa trains in December.

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

The first weekend in August the Danbury Railway Musuem host Railway Days, for $10.00 you get a day filled with fun, train rides, history, trains, refurbished train cars, new friends and railroad stories from the volunteer memebr of DRM. There a Steam Train that is...More

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Danbury R, Director at Danbury Railway Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Thank you for your review and for your support!

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Adults are $6.00 Children 3-12 are $4.00 Seniors 62+ are $5.00 Children under 3 are free Rides (weekends) are additional $3.00
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