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10 strangest and most unusual museums in the world
10 strangest and most unusual museums in the world
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Anything can become a museum piece - even a human hair, a dog collar, or your ex's sneakers. The main thing is that this subject has its own history. And not only the content of the museum, but also its format can surprise you. For example, you can go on a sewer trip or visit the inside of a human body.

We have collected 10 unusual museums in Russia and the world that will surprise you with both content and form.

Museum of Bad Art

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They also want to look at bad art. The mission of the museum is to "celebrate the work of artists whose work has not been appreciated in any other museum." The works are called "bad" because the artists, for example, flattened their nose clumsily or clumsily depicted their hand, which made the portrait look like a child's drawing. There are many unsuccessful examples, and this, according to the creators of the museum, is also art.

Pasta museum

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The National Pasta Museum (Museo Nazionale delle Paste Alimentari) was founded in 1889 in Rome. Museum visitors can learn the history of pasta creation, the evolution of the technology of their production and preparation. The halls showcase old devices (rolling pin, sieve) and modern production equipment, various dryers and moldings.

Broken Relationship Museum

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The museum was founded in Zagreb (Croatia) against the backdrop of the personal drama of two artists - Olinka Vishtitsa and Drazen Grubisic. However, the former lovers decided to preserve the evidence of a past life together, and over time, the collection was replenished with new exhibits from other former couples from different parts of the world. The exhibits include toys, framed photographs and even an ax. Each exhibit has a plaque with the history of a particular thing.

Underground Hair Museum

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In Cappadocia, there is a museum that houses hair strands of hundreds of women. They leave them voluntarily, no attempts were made. It all started with the fact that the potter's friend Cesa Galipa, leaving, left him part of her hair as a souvenir: this is how the idea of ​​a museum was born, where more than 16,000 copies are now collected.

Corpus Human Body Museum

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The Corpus Human Body Museum is located in Holland, and its visitors can literally travel through the human body: see, feel and hear it from the inside. The tour begins at the “knee”, after which the visitors move along the “stomach” and beyond. The end point is the "brain".

Underwater sculpture museum

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In the Mexican city of Cancun, the Underwater Museum of Art was built, it is located on the border of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. It contains life-size underwater sculptures of people and other exhibits such as a car, a house, a table, and even an underwater mine. To visit such a museum, of course, you need to go diving and have the appropriate equipment.

Dog Collar Museum

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On the territory of the British county of Brothers, at the residence of the kings in Leeds Castle, there is an unusual museum of dog collars, although collars for bears, wolves, and wild boars can also be found there. Some of the exhibits are in diamonds, others are with thorns. The appearance of the collar depends on the era, the conditions in which the pet lived, and the purposes for which it was kept (hunting or just for beauty).

Museum of World Funeral Culture

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The theme of death is sacred for many peoples - the death of a person is accompanied by numerous rituals that become part of the culture. The Museum of World Funeral Culture contains several tens of thousands of exhibits, including about 200 mourning dresses of the 19th century, various models of hearses, about 10,000 engravings of funeral themes, about 1,000 paintings and sculptures.The museum also contains samples of official documents, obituaries and much more.

Sewerage Museum

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The Paris Museum traces the history of sewerage from the first tunnels built under Charles V to the Belgrana sewerage network in use today. Until now, the system continues to ferry waste and fresh water around Paris. A trip to the Paris Sewerage Museum will allow you to penetrate into the depths of the city, which you would never have seen otherwise.

Parasitological Museum

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This museum in Tokyo shows the life cycles and characteristics of parasites.

The museum is not for the squeamish! In fact, it shows creatures that like to live in someone's body. Thousands of unusual, scary and rare parasites stand on shelves in cans of formaldehyde. Among them there are rare species, and special attention is paid to useful parasites - those that, on the contrary, are needed by some living creatures.

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