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Danbury Railway Museum

Danbury Railway Museum, 120 White Street, Danbury, CT 06813
+1 203-778-8337
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Nice little museum at the train station

Due to heavy traffic on I-95 our Google Maps took us off the highway and on to the side roads. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
h0ylandm
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Stamford, Connecticut
Good Afternoon Activity

Kids loved to look at the trains and climb into some of the equipment. For another $3, you can... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Speedbump555
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Stony Point, New York
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“pumpkin patch” (9 reviews)
“rail yard” (7 reviews)
“all ages” (10 reviews)
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Danbury Railway Museum, 120 White Street, Danbury, CT 06813
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+1 203-778-8337
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"great place"
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"young kids"
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"interesting displays"
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"interesting visit"
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"birthday party"
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"entrance fee"
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"something for everyone"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kids loved to look at the trains and climb into some of the equipment. For another $3, you can take a short train ride within the yard. The museum doubles as a Metro-North stop-- so seeing one pull in was a bonus for the kids....More

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Reviewed February 25, 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 February 27, 2018

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

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Reviewed February 17, 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 February 19, 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 February 13, 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 February 14, 2018

Thanks for your support, Mark!

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Reviewed February 12, 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 February 14, 2018

Hope you can visit us sometime, angelfire!

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Reviewed December 18, 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 November 8, 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 November 10, 2017

Thank you for your support, Mark!

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Reviewed October 29, 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 October 31, 2017

Thanks so much for your comments and support!

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Reviewed September 28, 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 October 3, 2017

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

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Danbury R
March 13, 2016|
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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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