Museums are the most boring places on the Earth, agree or not, we all think a like. Museums are a place which contains boring collections and other objects of public exhibitions. But do you know that there are some bizarre museums in the world which are famous for its wacky and weird collections.
Here, we bring you a list of some interesting yet bizarre museums in the world, reading about which add thrills to you and will leave you stunned. Have a look:
Icelandic Phallological Museum, Iceland:
As the name says, the museum contains collections of all things penile. Yes, this museum contains the collection of more than 215 penises, of land and sea mammals found in Iceland. The museum is not just legal but also lucky enough to receive certified tokens of four human specimens too, as a gift.
2. Mutter Museum, USA:
Located in USA, this museum is famous for preserving the mysteries and beauty of human body. It has a collection of 3000 Osteological specimen, including distended ovaries, two-headed babies,colons, skeletons, tumours,and other eccentrics for medical research. This might shock you but this museum also has parts of brain of Albert Einstein.
3. Sulabh Internation Museum of Toilets, India:
Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak’s museum is preserving the history of the toilets from the past 4,500 years. From decorated victorian seats to simple pots, you will find everything you need to know about toilets here. This museum also contains the sparse record of the flush pot coined in 1956 by Sir John Harrington who was a courtier of Queen Elizabeth I.
4. Museum of Bad Art, USA :
Feeling low about your artistic skills? Visit this museum and you will never feel low again. This museum endorse itself as The world’s only museum dedicated to the collection, preservation, exhibition and celebration of bad art in all its forms.”
5. Avanos Hair Museum, Turkey:
This Hair museum is very creepy as it is situated in a very dark cave. This museum was created by potter Chez Galip. It consists of more than 16000 hair locks of female around the world. Visitors can even make their own contributions, the museum provides them with pin, pencil and scissors.
6. Selfie Museum, Phillippines.
While in other museums you stand at a certain distance and praise the beauty of artworks, this museum lets you take selfies and capture pictures with them. Visitors can click pictures with 3D Mona Lisa and many more.
7. Garbage Museum, USA :
Based on the theme of “Waste Management”, this museum is a genius.The main attraction of this museum is a ‘Trash-O-Saurus’, a dinosaur made from trash. The goal of this museum is to aware the visitors about the knowledge of ‘waste crisis’.
8. Meguro Parasitological Museum, Japan.:
This museum exhibits about 300 parasites and related specimens and it has a collection of more than 60,000 parasite specimens. This museum also consists of 50,000 papers and 6000 books on parasitology and parasitic diseases. This creepy, weird museum is not for weak stomach.
9. International Cryptozoology Museum, USA:
Cryptology is the study and search of hidden animals whose existence has not been proved yet.This museum attributes to the study of animals of recent discovery. It included Coelacanth, giant panda and mountain gorilla, this museum contains everything from their hair samples to fecal matter of these out of sight animals.
10.Museum of Broken Relationships, Croatia:
This museum is dedicated to failed relationships and contains a collections of antiquity like rings, clothing, Valentine’s Day gifts etc. The museum revolves around the concept of “failed relationships and their ruins, and offers a chance to overcome an emotional collapse” The Museum also has a ‘Brokenships Café’, which is a regular canteen with a twist.