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Danbury Museum & Historical Society

43 Main Street, Danbury, CT 06810
(203) 743-5200

The Danbury Museum & Historical Society was formed to acquire, preserve, exhibit and interpret New England's past; focusing particularly on the heritage of Danbury. Situated in downtown Danbury, the museum preserves the John and Mary Rider House (c.1785), the Dodd Hat Shop (c. 1790), the Marian Anderson Studio and the Charles Ives Birthplace. Huntington Hall, a modern exhibit space houses the museum offices, gift shop and research library.