Donate Artifacts/Ephemera


"Don't throw it away, in Danbury it should stay." We are always happy to consider your Danbury-related items for our collection.

Hats, hat boxes, quilts, costumes, toys, books, photographs, documents and postcards that are related to Danbury are among the things we accept. 

If you are clearing out an old house or you have items that you'd perhaps  like to donate, please call the museum or send an email to

Donate Your Time


There is always  project here at the Danbury Museum! We have a lot of different volunteer options--from data entry to greeting our visitors--and if you're interested in giving your time, please reach out to us at or

call the museum at 203.743.5200.

Monetary Donations


As we pass the half-way mark of 2018, we look forward to what we can do in the coming months with your generous and continued support. 

The yearly budget for the Danbury Museum & Historical Society Authority is $185,000. Of that, $85,000 is funded by the City of Danbury. The other roughly $100,000 is fund-raised annually by the Friends of the Danbury Museum & Historical Society Authority.

If you would like to make a monetary gift to the Friends of the Danbury Museum & Historical Society Authority, there is a PayPal link below. 

If you wish to remember the Danbury Museum with a bequest, please contact Brigid Guertin at 203.743.5200.

Support the Danbury Museum

The Danbury Museum & Historical Society Authority, situated at the south end of Main Street, acquires, preserves, exhibits, and interprets Danbury's past. Your monetary donations help the Friends of the Danbury Museum support our mission.

Thank YOU!

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