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Danbury Railway Museum

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Address: Danbury Railway Museum, 120 White Street, Danbury, CT 06813
Phone Number: 203-778-8337
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cool stuff!!

Being from Danbury, I always pass the museum, yet I haven't gone since I was little! They have some pretty cool stuff you can look at and can even go inside some of the trains in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Danbury, Connecticut
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Danbury, Connecticut
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being from Danbury, I always pass the museum, yet I haven't gone since I was little! They have some pretty cool stuff you can look at and can even go inside some of the trains in the yard.

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Thank msanonymous045
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

My daughter has a great experience learning about the different trains and the exhibitions were detailed and informative. The staff was pleasant. I would recommend more organization for the public to follow a sequences of trains that were developed first,second, third and so for............. Overall, we liked our experience at the Danbury Railroad museum.

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Thank tatiana o
Danbury, Connecticut
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35 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Never really crowded and has incredible history of the local area. Bring the kids, bring the girl, bring Mom & Dad. All will enjoy!

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Thank Joe V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

I visited the museum on the 24th and enjoyed it immensely. They have several working Train exhibits, plus many trinkets, souvenirs and clothing you can purchase. The staff there are wonderful and very versed in all things trains. The train ride was cool and the children enjoyed it. Good family fun.

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Thank Dwana R
Danbury, Connecticut
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25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

I've been to this museum many times. A good variety of trains, equipment, history, memorabilia. At Easter there is the "Bunny Train", at Halloween the "Pumpkin Train" (complete with pumpkin painting for the kids) and at Christmas the children can ride the train to the North Pole. Good for all ages

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Thank Ashley M
Bethel, Connecticut
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50 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Great collection of old trains, and, you can go on them! I have been here many times, and keep going back.

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

I've been to several railroad museums, most of which have been publically supported, and have not seen some of the unique equipment found at the Danbury Railway Museum. Since it is a private operation, all is not in perfect condition; but, the group is trying and we were given a very knowledgeable walking tour. The site has been modernized but... More 

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Thank JC20132013
North Miami Beach, Florida
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185 reviews
70 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

All of the staff was very helpful and seemed to be very enthusiastic about all things railroad and the museum. Not as large as some other museums, but still some interesting train cars and artifacts. A few could use perhaps a loving coat of paint. This would be a must do for any train fan who has an hour or... More 

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Thank Bruce M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Fun, educational for the kids. Boys and girls both. Generally younger kids, but the museum is fantastic. You can even take a short ride on the train. A great time to go is in the fall before Halloween, usually there is something holiday related. It's also good because it's not too long. It can be an hour or 3 -... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Plan to see a lotof older equipment and friendly people to show you around. The museum is right by the college in the center of town.

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