Top 10 strangest museums in the world
When you think about museums you probably think about natural history, dinosaurs or at the weirdest reptiles. But the world is a big place so there are a lot of weird stuff to show off .I’m about to show you some of the strangest museums that you should visit one day!
1 Dog collar museum
Who knew the doggie jewelry had their place in the museum? This establishment, which occupies a part of the luxurious Leeds Castle in Kent, presents a hundred pieces from the last five centuries.
2 Medieval Torture Museum
Thrones presented in this Dutch museum seem far less comfortable than those exposed at the toilet museum. Here, you will discover hundreds of torture tools used in the Middle Ages. Sensitive souls refrain.
3 The International Museum of Toilets in New Delhi Sulabh
New Dehli, India
It’s Sulabh International, an NGO that focuses on health issues in India, which has set up the museum of the toilet nearly 20 years ago. The mandate is very serious: educate visitors about the importance of toilets in our lives. Even today, millions of earthlings do not have access to sanitary appliances.
4 Museum of bad art
At the museum of bad art (Museum of Bad Art), the failed artists finally have the chance to be exposed! On the walls of the museum located near Boston, bad portraits and landscapes coexist and garish make visitors smile. The museum accepts donations from (humble) artists.
5 Ramen Museum
In Japan, worshipers of ramen noodles. So we think it’s normal that this dish is entitled to his own museum in Yokohama, about 30 kilometers from Tokyo. You can admire the replica of the Tokyo Shitamachi district in the 1950s, a period when the ramen gained popularity, but mostly we went there for nine restaurants that offer different versions of the country.
6 Icelandic Phallological Museum
At Húsavík, the male genitals are in the spotlight. The establishment of the Icelandic town is the only museum in the world of this kind. There are more than 200 male genitals covering much of the terrestrial and marine mammals, including impressive specimens of whales.
7 Museum of the lawn mower
Man has not always wanted to have a perfect lawn, but the lawn mower is still two centuries old. At the museum of the lawn mower, there are even plans that date back to 1799. It will also present 250 models from different eras, including one that belonged to Prince Charles! It won’t be any time soon that you see more modern models like the Swardman reel mower that has been praised for its efficient design by many.
8 Museum of the salt and pepper shakers
Gatlinburg, United States
It’s an American couple who amassed salt and pepper shakers for over 25 years, who decided, not knowing what to do with all their inseparable trinkets, to found a museum for display. Today the collection is about 20 000 trinkets!
9 Museum of broken relationships
This is one of the most original concepts. The broken relationships museum displays objects that people have offered that were suffering from a heartbreak like this axe that was used to destroy all the furniture of an old flame. The recipe is a winner: the museum has received awards for its exhibits.
10 Friet Museum
Which country other than Belgium could have a museum dedicated to potato fries? In Friet museum, we present the history of the potato – which dates back over 10,000 years – and the origins of the specialty of this country. Of course, a visit will not be completed without a taste of fries.