SoNo Switch Tower Museum, Norwalk

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  • The original switch house. Lovingly maintained by volunteers. More than I ever wanted to know about how the tracks used to be managed. Definitely worth a visit if you find it open.  more »
  • Small (it's entirely in the switch tower), but enthusiastically run - it's so good to see places like this making the effort to open up to the public, when in reality there's a very small number of pe...  more »
  • As part of our walk through the SoNo Arts Festival we visited this small museum and listened to a talk about how trains were operated as recently as the 1970s. My husband who loves mechanical things e...  more »
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  • Recently visited the Switch Tower Museum, which was not planned on my trip to Connecticut; but it was definitely worth it. Entrance into the museum is free, it's a very small walk up, however; the tour guides are so informative, they even let you "throw levers". I would definitely recommend making a stop here, especially if you have kids that are interested in train. Short walk from the Maritime Aquarium
  • Great guides and awesome history. The structure is very cool. This is a must see for kids or anyone who likes trains.
  • Interesting tiny gem of a museum right over the RR tracks. Enlivens a little-known bit of our rail history... Knowledgeable docents, friendly atmosphere - and the trains do whiz by! Good location in SoNo and worth a visit for kids and parents, both.
  • Nice little museum. Has a gift shop. Some stairs. Very knowledgeable staff. Very informative and kid friendly.
  • Very interesting piece of railroad and Norwalk history. Worth the visit.

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