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CRRA Trash Museum

211 Murphy Rd, Hartford, CT 06114-2100
+1 860-757-7765
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Trash Museum

I don't believe that this is still open as CRRA is no longer functioning as a state quasi public... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2016
Hartford, Connecticut

We were looking for something unusual to do and this was so interesting. Unfortunately, due to... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2016
New Lenox, Illinois
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Owned and operated by the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority. It features 6,500 square feet of educational exhibits, and offers tours to groups including school children.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“importance” (3 reviews)
“recycling” (10 reviews)
“recycled” (7 reviews)
211 Murphy Rd, Hartford, CT 06114-2100
+1 860-757-7765
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

I don't believe that this is still open as CRRA is no longer functioning as a state quasi public agency

Thank wendellb67
Reviewed 8 June 2016

We were looking for something unusual to do and this was so interesting. Unfortunately, due to budget cuts it is closing on June 24th. I hope the state of Connecticut reconsiders this. It was interesting and especially fascinating was going up to view the actual...More

1  Thank TeacherLH
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Very cool. The Trash Museum has a lot of facts about the waste produced in the United States, recycling, and ways you can help improve the environment. Geared toward children more so, however I in my mid 20s and enjoyed the visit by myself a...More

Thank jbmoore11
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

It was a nice trip. I went with my sons 3rd grade class. The kids loved it. A bit aged but still lots of hands on activities. Definitely a nice secondary stop.

Thank Flyfishbozzuto
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Going here will make you realize how much we waste which could be recycled. I went here on a field trip and learned about the need for reusing as much as we can.

1  Thank Nelson5454
Reviewed 16 August 2015

We recently took our grandchildren to the trash museum to hopefully instill in them a sense of their role as responsible environmental citizens. The museum is geared toward school age children but its displays and contents are relevant to all ages. In the the second...More

2  Thank Karen F
Reviewed 16 July 2015

The CRRA Trash Museum is a one of kind place with a rich history of what we think is trash. A great place to take the family and enjoy some great history with a few laughs! A must see!

1  Thank TheVoiceofCT
Reviewed 9 July 2015

First of all a trash museum? Who's stupid idea was this? No dynamic exhibits, a true waste of time and money.

Thank RBartley
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Like the trash found in the Temple of Trash, the museum was a unique find on our recent trip to Hartford. The museum had many activities for young children. My son had a blast with the mock trash sorter. The museum staff was very friendly....More

1  Thank Stephen E
Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

Fun afternoon w 2 preschoolers! They enjoyed the scavenger hunt, art table, trash viewing and playing with the sorter. We spent 2 1/2 hours, various activities. You also get to see trash recyclables brought in and sorted off the trucks! Art area we spent awhile...More

1  Thank haynestravel
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