Railroad museums in Connecticut

All Aboard! Connecticut Fun for Tiny Train Lovers

It seems all children go through a train-loving phase, where all they want to do is watch the trains go by all day long. For some people, that love never ends. For rail fans big and small, Connecticut offers a wide array of ways to indulge your love of railroads, from museums to model trains to riding railroads to heritage rail lines.

If you have a kid who loves trains, look no further. Here are the best Railroad museums in the area for your Little Engine That Could.

Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum

55 Bridge St.
Willimantic, CT 06226
(860) 456-9999
www.cteastrrmuseum.org The Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum is located off Bridge Street in downtown Willimantic, Connecticut, on the original site of the Columbia Junction Freight Yard ...
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Connecticut Trolley Museum

58 North Road
East Windsor, CT 06088
(860) 627-6540
www.ct-trolley.org The Connecticut Trolley Museum has over 70 pieces of rail equipment dating back to 1869. During your visit, you can see historic passenger ...
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Danbury Railway Museum

120 White St.
Danbury, CT 06813
http://www.danburyrailwaymuseum.org/ The Danbury Railway Museum is a non-profit organization staffed solely by volunteers. The Museum, which is located in the historic station and rail yard ...
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Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

One Railroad Ave.
Essex, CT 06426
(860) 767-0103
www.essexsteamtrain.com The Valley Railroad Company – operating the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat – has been serving the lower Connecticut River Valley since 1971. Our ...
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The Railroad Museum of New England

242 East Main St.
Thomaston, CT 06787
(860) 283-RAIL
www.rmne.org Railroad Museum of New England is a not-for-profit educational and historical organization whose mission is to tell the story of the region’s rich ...
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