|Danbury Railway Museum|
|U.S. National Register of Historic Places|
|Architect:||A. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP is the United States government's official list of districts sites buildings structures and objects deemed worthy of Connecticut ( is a state located in the New England region of the northeastern United States of America. A geographic coordinate system enables every location on the Earth to be specified in three coordinates using mainly a spherical coordinate system. Malkin|
|Added to NRHP:||1986|
|Governing body:||Danbury Railway Museum|
The Danbury Railway Museum is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to operate a railway museum in Danbury, Connecticut. The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP is the United States government's official list of districts sites buildings structures and objects deemed worthy of A railway museum is a Museum that explores the history of all aspects of rail related transportation including but not limited to Locomotives ( steam,
The museum itself is located at 120 White Street in Danbury, adjacent to the Danbury Metro-North Station and Meeker's Hardware in a 1903 building erected by the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad. The Danbury Metro-North Railroad station serves residents of Danbury Connecticut and surrounding areas at the north terminal of the Danbury Branch Meeker's Hardware is located at White Street and Patriot Drive in downtown Danbury, Connecticut, United States, near the city's train station and the The New York New Haven and Hartford Railroad was a railroad that operated in the northeast United States from 1872 to 1969 During the time that it served as Danbury's main train station, the station scenes in Alfred Hitchcock's Strangers On A Train were filmed here. Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock, KBE (13 Strangers on a Train ( 1950) is a Psychological thriller Novel by Patricia Highsmith. On September 25, 1986 it was added to the National Register of Historic Places. The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP is the United States government's official list of districts sites buildings structures and objects deemed worthy of 
The facility comprises a railroad yard full of restored and unrestored railroad equipment, and the restored station house containing exhibits of photographs and railroad paraphernalia, model train layouts, an extensive reference library, and a gift shop.
Visitors can ride the "Rail Yard Local" on weekends in the summer season. The ride takes about 25 minutes and includes a unique ride by the passengers on the museum's operating, eighty-plus year old, turntable. The turntable was also added to the National Register of Historic Places on September 15, 2005. 
Some of the rolling stock in the yard, including its 1907 built 2-6-0 steam locomotive (B&M #1455), two cabooses, a Budd Car (self-propelled rail diesel car), and a Sperry track inspection car, are open to the visitors. In the Whyte notation for the classification of Steam locomotives by Wheel arrangement, a 2-6-0 has a pair of Leading wheels followed by six A steam locomotive is a Locomotive powered by Steam. The term usually refers to its use on Railways but can also refer to a "road locomotive" The Boston and Maine Railroad, also known by the abbreviation B&M, was the dominant Railroad of the northern New England region of the United The Budd Company (now ThyssenKrupp Budd) is a metal fabricator and major supplier of body components to the Automobile industry The museum is an all-volunteer operation and welcomes anyone who would like to participate in any of the many facets of its operations - including operating its locomotives and self-propelled cars.