Hartford, Connecticut: Museum of Natural and Other Curiosities (Closed)

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Old State House

In the Old State House. 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.
Closed permanently in 2016.

Museum of Natural and Other Curiosities.

Museum of Natural and Other Curiosities
A recreation of a small historic collection of animals; contains taxidermy marvels. Closed permanently in 2016 by state budget cuts. 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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