Hartford, Connecticut: Trash Museum

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

CRRA Trash Museum

211 Murphy Rd, Hartford, CT
E of I-91 across from the Hartford-Brainard Airport.
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Trash Museum

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

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.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the US and Canada are our special obsession. Start here.
Use RoadsideAmerica.com's Attraction Maps to plan your next road trip.

October 30, 2014

My Sights

Create and Save Your Own Crazy Road Trip!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Connecticut Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Wolf's Museum of Mystery, St. Augustine, Florida (Oct 27-Nov 2, 2014)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special online rates for hotels & motels.

Book Online Now