Hartford, Connecticut: Museum of Natural and Other Curiosities

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Old State House

800 Main St., Hartford, CT
I-84 East exit 50, Main Street exit. At second light turn right onto Main Street, then immediately turn left onto Talcott Street. At the second light, turn right onto Columbus Boulevard. At the second light, turn right onto State Street. At the first light, take the center lane, bearing slightly left onto Central Row.
Tu-F 11 am - 5 pm, Sa 10 am - 5 pm. (Call to verify)
Admission. Free under age 6 and CT Historical Society Members.
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Museum of Natural and Other Curiosities. Museum of Natural and Other Curiosities
A recreation of a historic collection of animals; contains many taxidermy marvels. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Recreated Museum of Curiosities Adds Two-Headed Piglet

A two-headed piglet in a jar has been donated to Joseph Steward's Hartford Museum in Connecticut. The piglet joins a two-headed calf and other oddities there, part of an effort to reconstruct Steward's 1797 museum of "natural and artificial curiosities.... [02/08/1998] Complete News Story

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