The 11 most unusual museums in America

The 11 most unusual museums in America

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America is the land of the free and the land of the brave. And it's also a country where everyone can find something for themselves. Well, let's look... in museums. As it turned out, the entire territory of the United States is literally strewn with museums — large and small, interesting and not so much. And some of them are devoted to really strange things.

The 11 most unusual museums in America

The 11 most unusual museums in America

If you have a wild desire to eat more Pez candies in one sitting than your body can handle, make sure you come to the right place, namely, the Pez Museum in Burlingame, California.

The 11 most unusual museums in America

In the glorious city of Houston, Texas, there is one of the darkest museums on this list — the National Museum of Funeral History. And although most of the exhibition is rather dull, there are several really interesting exhibits here. For example, an exhibition of things from the funeral of Marilyn Monroe and Elvis.

The 11 most unusual museums in America

Retired hairdresser Leila Kohun tirelessly collected her collection of 2,000 samples of human hair. Some of the local exhibits come from the 18th century (creepy).

The 11 most unusual museums in America

The museum boasts a collection of 750 puppets from 20 different countries. If you are afraid of ventriloquist dolls (and they are really creepy), it is probably better to refrain from visiting this museum. I immediately remember the movie "Saw".

The 11 most unusual museums in America

Here you can admire a huge collection of 22,000 salt and pepper shakers of various shapes and colors. All this is part of a personal collection. Located in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

The 11 most unusual museums in America

More precisely, the cockroach Hall of Fame. What started as a self-promotion for a disinfectant in Plano, Texas, has turned into a real museum. Here you will see a wide range of cockroaches ready for your careful inspection. Don't worry, all the exhibits are dead.

The 11 most unusual museums in America

This strange museum is just a house in Pasadena, California. Inside you will find 23,000 toy hares and rabbits made of a variety of materials. The family — the owners of the museum — have been collecting these animals for 15 years, and they bury the broken toys in the backyard.

The 11 most unusual museums in America

This unusual museum in Los Angeles has more than 1,000 exhibits, beautiful examples of velvet kitsch.

The 11 most unusual museums in America

The city of Eden, New York, has its own attraction - the Kazoo Museum. In general, it was founded by the kazoo production company, which has been making them since 1916. In the museum, you can even make your own version of this musical instrument.

The 11 most unusual museums in America

Barney Smith was once a plumber, and now is an artist and curator of his own museum. The museum of paintings on toilet lids is exactly what you thought — a garage filled to the brim with seats with a variety of drawings.

The 11 most unusual museums in America

Visitors to this museum in Columbus, Georgia, can remember their childhood by surrounding themselves with school lunch boxes. There are as many as 1,500 of them here.

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