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Blast Back into the Past

This railway museum is well worth a visit. They have all sorts of old railway cars you can walk... read more

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DKJPUS
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Ridgefield, Connecticut
Chooooo chooooo

Nice museum at the railroad station. Fixed up great. Was in a Alfred Hitchcock movie. Working... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
yankeefan4257
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Columbia, South Carolina
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Danbury Railway Museum, 120 White Street, Danbury, CT 06813
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This railway museum is well worth a visit. They have all sorts of old railway cars you can walk through and even offer a short train ride. We went for my train enamored 3 year old grandson, but all members of our family enjoyed our...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Nice museum at the railroad station. Fixed up great. Was in a Alfred Hitchcock movie. Working models, magazines and toys for your enjoyment

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank yankeefan4257
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

We brought our two grandson's and they loved it. Got hands-on time with two wooden sets/tracks. Loved making the huge electric set run. Had a short but enjoyable ride in one of the trains. They were mesmerized watching the turn table from the original roundhouse...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tim K
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

I had a very good time visiting the Danbury Railway Museum. It’s good to see that this facility is still used in the form of this museum. Staff is helpful and very friendly. If you like railroad, you got to come and visit. If you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

While not extensive or slickly presented the multiple displays of various trains are enough to entertain young children for an hour or two. The train ride was brief but informative. If you get a chance ride in the caboose for a unique perspective when you're...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

This museum was okay for our 6 y/o grandson. They have multiple indoor displays, some of which are animated with trains of multiple gages. The inanimate displays cover a vast number of railroad related subjects. In the yard are many freight and a few passenger...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Loved the station and the fact that the movie Stranger On a Train was made at that rail station and I love Alfred Hitchcock movies so it's a great place to visit

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Dwayne S
Reviewed July 23, 2018

I appreciate the modernity and AC in today's machines, but I give full respect to their steam ancestors.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 13, 2018

Nice outing for small kids. Actual train ride could be longer but it served its purpose. Nice holiday activties.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank beach167
Reviewed June 15, 2018

Due to heavy traffic on I-95 our Google Maps took us off the highway and on to the side roads. We came across this museum at the train station and since we weren't in a hurry decided to check this out. There is a lot...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Aries by day. Check their website.
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Sun 12-4 Wed thru Sat 10-4 Closed Mon & Tue.
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