Life on the JUNKraft

Dr. Marcus Eriksen's JUNK raft sailing on the pacific ocean, set against a blue sky with a few light clouds. Now on display at the Putnam.

Mon – Sat: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sun: Noon – 5 p.m.

Mon – Sat: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sun: Noon – 5 p.m.

Daily Life on the Junk Raft

Learn more from Dr. Marcus Eriksen about his experience living aboard the JUNK raft. He shares his firsthand account of what it was like to live, for three months, on a raft made entirely of plastic waste while crossing the Pacific Ocean.

Dr. Eriksen is a renowned marine scientist and conservationist who has dedicated his life to combating plastic pollution in our oceans. The JUNKraft exhibit is a unique opportunity to learn from an expert about the impact of plastic pollution on our oceans and what we can do to help.

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