A Museum is a building in which objects of historical, scientific, artistic, or cultural interest are stored and exhibited. Its institution that cares for (conserves) a collection of artifacts and other objects of artistic, cultural, historical, or scientific importance and makes them available for public viewing through exhibits that may be permanent or temporary.
Lets run down through some of the wackiest,creepiest and goriest Museums around the world who have displayed the unthinkable and unimaginable artifacts and objects.
Sulabh International Museum Of Toilets (India)
New Delhi, India, Sulabh International Museum of Toilets has many artifacts, from 2500 B.C. to the most modern and highly sophisticated toilet models,
Meguro Parasitological Museum (Japan)
Tokyo, Japan, Meet the world’s longest tapeworm in a collection that really gets under your skin,this small museum was established in 1953 by a local doctor concerned by the increasing number of parasites he was encountering due to unsanitary postwar conditions. The grisly centrepiece is an 8.8m-long tapeworm found in the body of a 40-year-old Yokohama man.
Avanos Hair Museum (Turkey)
Avanos, Turkey,Locks of women’s hair adorn the walls of a cave/house/pottery center with a surprisingly touching origin.
The Museum of Bad Art (USA)
Brookline and Somerville, Massachusetts, USA,The Museum of Bad Art is a privately owned museum whose stated aim is “to celebrate the labor of artists whose work would be displayed and appreciated in no other forum”
Icelandic Phallological Museum (Iceland)
Reykjavik, (Iceland),More than 200 penises & penile parts representing almost all Icelandic land & sea mammals. Watch out for WHALE PENISES.
The Museum of Broken Relationships (Croatia)
Zagreb, Croatia,The Museum of Broken Relationships is a museum dedicated to failed love relationships. Its exhibits include personal objects left over from former lovers, accompanied by brief descriptions.
Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum (JAPAN)
Osaka, Japan,The Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum is a museum dedicated to instant noodles and Cup Noodles, as well as its creator and founder, Momofuku Ando.
Museum of Medieval Torture Instruments (Netherlands)
Amsterdam, Netherlands,Located In probably one of the oldest , historical European prisons, “De Oude Steen” (the old stone), Brugge Landmark, brings a gripping exhibition of cruel instruments engineered to cause unbelievable pain and suffering on human body and mind.
Museum of Condoms (THAILAND)
All the colors of the sexual rainbow are on display inside the Ministry of Health’s recently opened condom museum, deep in the bowels of Nonthaburi, to shun away the shyness of Thais when it comes to condom talk.