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Military Museum of Southern New England

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Address: 125 Park Ave., Danbury, CT 06810
Phone Number: 203-790-9277
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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great military museum!

for a small museum this has a surprisingly large number of exhibits. The exhibits are well laid out and are explained in detail. I heartily recommend this!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Helen H
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Danbury, Connecticut
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Danbury, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

for a small museum this has a surprisingly large number of exhibits. The exhibits are well laid out and are explained in detail. I heartily recommend this!

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Stratford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

My two boys (15 and 12) and I went to this museum on Saturday this Memorial Day weekend. It happened to be "turret day" when they allow entry into the armored vehicles on the lot. A dozen or more US, German, Russian vehicles are on display in various conditions. It was amazing to sit inside a tank or armored personnel... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

I took my 7th grade class here recently. Sam, our tour guide, was amazing. He was full of information and great with the kids. Though 12 year olds can be "too cool for school' sometimes, my class was engaged and thoroughly interested. Sam let them climb on the tank, go into a tank, and pile into a Humvee. As one... More 

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Thank AmyBGS
Bethel, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Very interesting collection in this small, private museum. I understand it is closing soon, forever. The owner died, and the property is being redeveloped. Go soon. Great for military buffs, adults or kids.

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Thank Michael H
Danbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

My son and Husband love going here. My husband is a history teacher. If you look online once a month they have open turret day where you can climb on and in the vintage tanks outside on display.

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Thank Noreen236
Saco, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

The place is set-up to that you through history. Some stuff from other countries. The outside have a book that gave you the history of the vehicle. It is a self-guided tour. So take your time and enjoy.

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Thank Sharon W
Danbury, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

We had my son's birthday here before they did birthday parties. The boys loved it and the adults had a new view of our history~

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Thank sajacob
Bethel, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

inside one of the tanks outside, .... is a geo-cache [ google it ] small boys will love figuring it all out...and the "older" boys love checking out exhibits in the museum. they agreed into offering a senior discount if you mention you are a geocacher....but, sometimes..ticket taker does not know this? take the kids out to visit this place..all... More 

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brewster, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

We took the Boy Scouts there's many years ago and it was great it was a lot of fun and they loved it

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Danbury, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I have visited the museum many times. The members are very helpful and have a lot of knowledge about the items on display. My son's Boy Scout Eagle project was completed there.

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