Museums are not always a light for culture and education. Some museums across the world are unusual, weird, interesting and truly bizarre.
From Sex museum to Museum of Death, here are 10 such bizarre museums that will amaze you.
Number 10. Sulabh International Museum of Toilets, India
This unique museum in New Delhi, India has been created to promote and improve sanitation; especially in third world countries. Through its myriad and rare collection of facts, pictures and objects the museum expounds the history and evolution of toilets throughout the world; starting from 2500 BC to date.The place presents rare information to researchers about the various design, raw materials, and technologies used in the past and those still in use.The museum has three main sections – Ancient, Medieval and Modern; all of which give interesting highlights into the toilets of those particular eras.
Number 9. Museum of Bad Art, United States
Established in 1994, this peculiar museum situated near the toilets in an old basement in Dedham, Massachusetts has been dedicated to celebrate bad art. From distorted flowers to gaudily colored portraits, the place has a tagline of “Art too bad to be ignored.”
With more than 600 pieces, the museum displays different genres of bad art ranging from portraiture, landscapes, unseen forces, seascapes, still life and obscure.
Each piece on display at the museum is presented with a detailed narrative and has interesting stories behind it which will leave you smiling.
Number 7. Iceland Phallological Museum
This museum has more than two hundred and fifteen penises and penile parts of almost all the land and sea mammals that can be found in Iceland. Hjörtur Gísli Sigurösson, the museum’s curator, is a second-generation phallogist and has dedicated his life to collecting all kinds of penises.
Here you will find penises of the tiniest hamster, a walrus and also a sperm whale, along with a host of other mammals.
The museum has now also acquired legally certified gift tokens for four human penises.
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