Hartford, Connecticut: Trash Museum

Kids learn about recycling, decay, and the environment. Run by the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority.

CRRA Trash Museum

Address:
211 Murphy Rd, Hartford, CT
Directions:
E of I-91 across from the Hartford-Brainard Airport.
Hours:
Summer T-F 10-4, fewer hours and days off-season. (Call to verify)
Phone:
860-757-7765
Admission:
Adults $4.00
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Trash Museum of Connecticut

There is the Trash Museum which is constructed completely of recycled trash. They even play a game of "Where's Waldo" but it's "Where's the Rat" and the kids try to find a rubber rat among the rubbish.

[AM, 05/13/1999]

Popular with school groups, it features a Temple of Trash and a mural that depicts the history of trash management from prehistoric times to today. A highlight of museum is the viewing platform, where visitors can watch a recycling plant in action.

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