|The Danbury Railway Museum|
There are numerous hotels & motels within a short drive of the Museum. While we cannot make a recommendion, several of them are listed here for your convenience.
Comfort Suites, Danbury
Super Eight, Danbury
Best Inn & Suites, Danbury
Best Western Berkshire Inn, Bethel
Howard Johnson, Bethel
The Dining District is a short walk from the Museum. Some of the popular eateries are:
Two Steps - 5 Ives St. - Southwestern American Cuisine
Pancho's Tacos - 141 White St. - Mexican
New Holiday Diner - 123 White St. - American Diner
Ciao! Cafe And Wine Bar - 2B Ives St. - Italian
OTHER THINGS TO SEE:
The Danbury Fair Mall is one of the largest malls in New England and features over 200 stores & eateries and a carousel from the old Danbury Fair. Take I84 West to Exit 3.
The Military Museum of Southern New England has a collection of over 10,000 artifacts covering all of the armed services of the United States and displays a vivid cross section of 20th century American military history. Many of their vehicles are extremely rare, often the only example in the western hemisphere! Located near the Danbury Mall at 125 Park St.
The Danbury Museum & Historical Society (Scott-Fanton Museum) is located at 43 Main Street in downtown Danbury. The museum preserves the John and Mary Rider House (c. 1785), the Dodd Hat Shop (c. 1790), the Marian Anderson Studio, and the Charles Ives Birthplace. Huntington Hall, a modern exhibit building, contains the museum offices and a research library.