Holiday Schedule

The Danbury Museum will be closed on Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24, for Thanksgiving. We'll re-open on Saturday, November 25, at 10 am with our 10th Annual Holiday Shoppe & Artisan Craft Fair in Huntington Hall. 

Shop local this holiday season and start off #SmallBusinessSaturday with greater-Danbury area vendors at the Danbury Museum!

The Holiday Shoppe & Artisan Craft Fair is open Monday - Saturday,

from 10am - 4 pm, through Saturday, December 23.  

Upcoming Events

Shop Local this Holiday Season!

Support local and greater-Danbury area small businesses 

at the 10th Annual Danbury Museum and Historical Society 

Holiday Shoppe and Artisan Craft Fair! 

The Holiday Shoppe is open Monday - Saturday, 

10 am till 4 pm, 

from November 25 through December 23, 2017. 

Find one-of-a-kind handmade gifts for everyone 

on your list and support local artisans with your purchases.

The 2018 Hat City Ball!

Mark your calendars for FRIDAY, JANUARY 26, 2018 

for the museum's 4th annual HAT CITY BALL sponsored by 

The Friends of The Danbury Museum & Historical Society.

Tickets to the Hat City Ball make great 

 holiday presents and the Ball is also a great alternative 

to the usual office holiday party.


All ticket information and sponsorship 

materials can be found here!

Where History Hangs Its Hat


Join us for a guided tour of the historic buildings located on our Main Street Campus. 

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays only.

Pay a visit to your home for local history!

Tea in the Anderson Studio

Tea in the Marian Anderson Studio

A sampling of teas and tasty treats

in the Marian Anderson Studio 

on Saturday, December 2, 2017. 

Seatings at 11 am and 2 pm.

Open to the public, pre-registration

is required, and space is limited

to the first 50 registered guests 

per seating. (Suggested donation $10.)

To pre-register, please call 203-743-5200

or email

See a full calendar of upcoming events.

Research & Archives

 A wealth of materials

are housed in the archives at The 

Danbury Museum & Historical Society. 

We recommend scheduling 

a research visit in advance. 

Learn more about  our archives.

Learn more about Danbury's History, 

Charles Ives, Marian Anderson, 

and The Danbury Fair. 

Museum News

Fall for Local History

We're pleased to announce an exciting partnership with The Danbury Library!

All this autumn your Danbury Library card is your passport to the future as well as the past.

Show us your up-to-date Danbury Library card for FREE tours of the museum’s historic buildings every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. through December 16th.

Mark Your Calendars!

2018 Summer Camps 

at The Danbury Museum

CURSIVE CAMP - June 25-29

FIBER ARTS CAMP - July 16-20

GET TO KNOW DANBURY - August 13-17

About Us

A Brief History of the Museum

Learn more about our founding and our mission here at the Danbury Museum & Historical Society.

Our Staff and Board Members

Meet our Staff, Board of Trustees, and Friends of the Danbury Museum & Historical Society Authority Board Members. Learn more about volunteer opportunities at the museum.

Museum Gift Shop

Our gift shop features many Danbury themed items, history-related publications, apparel and more.


The museum provides internships and volunteer opportunities for college students. 


Rent our historic property for your event, meeting or special gathering. You'll find rates and information here.

Memberships & Donations

Become a member of the Friends of The Danbury Museum & Historical Society and help to preserve our history. The museum also gratefully accepts donations of Danbury-related items for our archives and collections.

Subscribe to our Email Newsletter

We Look Forward to Welcoming You to the Museum!

43 Main Street, Danbury, Connecticut 06810, United States



Our office, exhibit space, and archives are open
Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Guided tours of our historic buildings take place Saturdays ONLY from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Sunday: Closed 

Monday: Closed


Kindly schedule research appointments in advance so
we can prepare for your visit.

Drop us a line!