There is still time left this weekend to pay a visit to the Easter Bunny at the Danbury Railroad Museum, www.danbury.org/drm on White Street in the heart of Danbury. On Friday, April 18 and Saturday, April 19 trains will be leaving from the Danbury Station every half hour from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. There is a $10 admission that includes a train ride, a small gift for each child from the Easter Bunny and entrance to this fascinating museum of railroad history replete with model train displays and a unique gift shop.
Kids will take a short ride through the rail yard of 70 plus trains on a a fully-restored 1953 New Haven RR Rail Diesel Car. Afterward, kids can explore the trains that are in the yard as well as view the exhibits in the restored 1903 Danbury Station. A highlight of the day is the chance to explore the beautifully restored 1910 Railway Post Office Car.
Reservations are suggested and can be made online at www.danbury.org/drm.
The Naugatuck Railroad, part of the Naugatuck Railroad Museum located on 242 East Main Street in Thomaston is running the Easter Bunny Express http://rmne.org on Saturday, April 19. The "Naugy" departs from the historic 1881 Thomaston Station at 10 a.m., 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. and the ride lasts about 80 minutes as it winds its' way through the countryside. The Easter bunny will be on the train and will visit each child.
Reservations are recommended and can be purchased online at https://www.dynamicticketsolutions.com/rmne/index.cfm?CalMonth=3 or by calling: 860-283-7245. The cost of the ride is Adults: $17, Seniors and Children $15 and toddlers 2 and under are free.
For information on things to do and see in Litchfield Hills visit www.litchfieldhills.com