Inside Connecticut’s Secret Museum of Retro-Future Oddities


In an unassuming red barn in Litchfield, Connecticut, you’ll find the Space Age Museum, with a collection of mid-20th-century toys and artifacts that celebrate the exploration of space and the bright future envisioned at the time. There are aliens, robots, rockets, spaceships, and lots of photographs that you’ll only see online, as the museum is not open to the public. It’s a family affair, the work of John Kleeman and his son Peter. The collection began as a project the two could enjoy together.

One of the key aspects of many of the sci-fi artifacts they’ve collected is their interactivity. “You could send…

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