Danbury Railway Museum Announces Re-Opening

The Danbury Railway Museum is pleased to announce that it will begin the first phase of re-opening on Saturday and Sunday, July 3 and 4 between the hours of 10:00AM and 4:00PM.  At this time, the museum will only be open on Saturdays and Sundays going forward.  Although the children’s play area will remain closed, the gift shop will be opened on request to one group at a time.  In the railyard, a number of pieces of equipment will be open including the 1907 B&M steam engine, the Railway Post Office car, the RDC, and a caboose.  

The “Railyard Local,” a short train ride in the historic Danbury rail yard, pulled by a vintage locomotive, will run both days.  To celebrate the re-opening, for the first weekend – July 3-4 – admission to the museum and train rides will be FREE!  For everyone’s ongoing protection, all volunteers will have been vaccinated and wearing masks; vaccinated visitors are asked to wear masks indoors and while riding in the train; others are asked to wear masks at all times.

The Danbury Railway Museum is a non-profit organization, staffed solely by volunteers, and is dedicated to the preservation of, and education about, railroad history.  The museum is located in the restored 1903 Danbury Station and rail yard at 120 White Street, Danbury, CT.  For further information, visit the Web site at http://www.danburyrailwaymuseum.org, e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or call the museum at 203-778-8337.