Pratt & Whitney Museum
400 Main Street "The Hanger"
East Hartford, CT 06108
Hours: 8am - 3pm (Tue-Thurs)
This museum is located on the Pratt & Whitney campus in East Hartford. Open to the public, when no company events are underway. This museum has a collection of engines spanning the history of the company.
Related to World War II are the following: R-1340 "Wasp", R-1690/R-1860 "Hornet", R-1830 "Twin Wasp" (fifth P&W engine, second two-row radial), R-2000 "Twin Wasp", R-2800 "Double Wasp". The museum also includes the major jet engines produced and other prototype and experimental engines never produced. s
Other displays include the desk used by Charles A. Lindbergh when he was a civilian contractor for United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) in Stratford, Connecticut. Also the plaque for Rentschler Field dedicated May 24, 1931, named for the first president of Pratt & Whitney. Today, this airfield is closed.