Last updated: 10/21/2011
Danbury, Connecticut
Street Address
43 Main Street
Danbury, CT 06810
Mailing Address
43 Main Street
Danbury, CT 06810
phone: 203-743-5200
Tuesday - Saturday10 AM - 4 PM
$6 adults
$5 seniors
$1 Danbury students
Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Group Tours
Brigid Guertin, Executive Director

Danbury Museum includes the Rider House (785), Dodd Hat Shop (1790), One Room Schoolhouse, and the Marian Anderson Music Studio.

Gift Shop

Find a variety of unique gifts, books, and photographs of Danbury and its history in our own gift shop. For example: You can now purchase Sybil’s Sarsaparilla, General Wooster Ginger Ale, and Bailey’s Cream Soda $2.00

For Danbury Museum imprinted clothing/mugs/bags/etc. lots more ...

Guided Tours are Saturdays only

Join us for a fascinating trip through the historic buildings on campus that help to tell the history of Danbury. Huntington Hall also hosts a variety of exhibits and activities. A donation is requested. Come down and see all that the Museum has to offer!

Rent our historic property for your event

The grounds and historic buildings of the Danbury Museum can provide a perfect setting for your next event, be it a wedding, baby or wedding shower, family reunion, or business meeting. Huntington Hall, the Rider House, Marian Anderson Studio and the museum gardens could be the perfect setting for your next function!

Museum Archives

Individuals interested in securing research services or scheduling a visit to conduct research themselves are asked to make an appointment. Our research specialist and staff must be present during your visit to facilitate and pull appropriate materials for viewing.


The Danbury Museum acquires, preserves, exhibits, and interprets Danbury's past.


The Museum began in 1941 as the Scott-Fanton Museum, and today includes the Danbury Museum & Historical Society.


Access: Staff Only

Appointment required: Yes


Wheelchair Accessible


Gift Shop

Special Event Rental

Group Tours

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