The most unusual museums in the world
• The most unusual museums in the world
Almost every town has a museum. Most of the museums - are the traditional collections devoted to art, science, history and culture. However, there are also many unique museums, capable of shocking subjects and their content.
Here is a selection of 10 of the most bizarre museums from around the world.
Hair Museum, Avanos, Turkey
The museum was founded by the Turkish potter Chezom Gelipom, who 30 years ago left the mistress in memory curl their hair. At the moment, the collection contains about 16,000 hair samples left by different women, to visit this place.
phalluses Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland.
Icelandic fallologichesky Museum is the only museum in the world, where a collection of phallic specimens belonging to all types of land and sea mammals living in the same country. exhibits species are also exhibited in the museum, who do not live in Iceland.
The Museum of broken hearts, Zagreb, Croatia
The exposition of the museum is dedicated to the loving feelings and failed relationships. The collection contains love letters, various souvenirs and other items sent by people from all corners of the earth. Each exhibit is accompanied by detailed description of its history.
toilets Museum, New Delhi, India
International Museum of the toilet has been created Bindestvarom Pathak, an environmental scientist and an expert in the field of sanitation. The museum houses a rare collection of facts, pictures and, of course, items related to the history of toilets. It is noteworthy that many of the exhibits are of historical value, such as a toilet made of pure gold, created for Queen Victoria.
Paris sewer museum, Paris, France
The museum introduces visitors to the history of the city sewer system, as well as various water treatment methods practiced in Paris from the time of Roman settlements to the present day.
Mummies Museum Guanajuato, Mexico
One of the worst museums in the world contains a naturally-preserved mummified bodies of people buried in the XIX-XX centuries in the local cemetery of the city of Guanajuato. The museum was formed during the time of the law, according to which relatives were obliged to pay tax for the burial place. If the tax is not paid on time, the dead bodies were removed from the tombs and kept in a special building. Over time these mummies have become very popular among tourists and they began to put on display in glass shelves.
parasites Museum, Tokyo, Japan
A collection of the world's only museum of parasitology has about 45 000 copies of the worms, and about 300 other species of parasites. Also in the collection are bodies of people and animals infected with parasites.
Condom Museum, Nonthaburi, Thailand
The museum has a huge collection of contraceptive products, as well as special devices, demonstrating condom inspection process for strength and durability.
rabbits Museum, Altadena, United States
This original museum was opened in 1998 by husband and wife named Candice and Steve and it is in their private home. It all began in 1992 with donated teddy rabbit on Valentine's Day, but now the collection includes more than 34,000 exhibits: stuffed, porcelain, and other types of rabbits. Also, the couple live six real, live rabbits.
Water Supply Museum, Beijing, China
The museum tells the history of the plumbing trade in China, starting from the time when the water is delivered to every home in wheelbarrows and ending with modern plumbing.