The World’s Weirdest Museums

The World’s Weirdest Museums.

The World’s Weirdest Museums,Picture of a scuba diver at the Cancun Underwater Sculpture Museum (MUSA) in Cancun, Mexico

A diver drifts over a submerged vehicle at MUSA, the underwater museum of contemporary art in Cancun, Mexico.

PHOTOGRAPH BY MAURICIO COLLADO, XINHUA/ALAMY STOCK PHOTO

Picture of a body on display at the Plastinarium in Guben, Germany

PLASTINARIUM,GUBEN, GERMANY

Gunther Von Hagens’s plastination institute displays preserved bodies in creative positions—like this archer—to showcase the intricacies of the human form.

PHOTOGRAPH BY MICHELE TANTUSSI, GETTY IMAGES

Picture of visitors walking through an exhibit at the Museum of Sex in New York City, New York

Visitors get handsy in the Bouncy Castle of Breasts during the “Funland: Pleasures and Perils of the Erotic Fairground” traveling exhibition in New York City.

PHOTOGRAPH BY PIOTR A REDLINSKI, THE NEW YORK TIMES/REDUX

Picture of soviet-era cars outside of the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC

INTERNATIONAL SPY MUSEUM,WASHINGTON, D.C.

A parade of classic German cars lines up outside of the International Spy Museum during a 2007 anniversary celebration of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

PHOTOGRAPH BY WIN MCNAMEE, GETTY IMAGES

Picture of a mummy at the Mummy Museum in Guanajuato, Mexico

THE MUMMY MUSEUM ,GUANAJUATO, MEXICO

A mummified child sits on display at the Mummy Museum in Guanajuato, one of Mexico’s most popular tourist attractions.

PHOTOGRAPH BY DANITA DELIMONT, GETTY IMAGES

Picture of an underwater house at the Cancun Underwater Sculpture Museum (MUSA) in Cancun, Mexico

CANCUN UNDERWATER MUSEUM,CANCUN, MEXICO

Cancun’s underwater museum is a collaboration between biologists and artist Jason deCaires Taylor, who created an “urban reef” that fosters diverse marine life.

PHOTOGRAPH BY JASON DECAIRES TAYLOR, EPA/REDUX

Picture of the Phallological Museum in Husavik, Iceland

ICELAND PHALLOLOGICAL MUSEUM,REYKJAVIK, ICELAND

More than 200 penises and penile parts belonging to various land and sea mammals are displayed in Iceland’s Phallological Museum.

PHOTOGRAPH BY ARCTIC IMAGES/ALAMY STOCK PHOTO

Picture of a toilet on display at the Sulabh International Museum of Toilets in New Delhi, India

SULABH INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM OF TOILETS ,NEW DELHI, INDIA

An employee of the Sulabh International Museum of Toilets in New Delhi, India, presents a vintage toilet used in the 1930s.

PHOTOGRAPH BY RAVEENDRAN, AFP/GETTY IMAGES

Picture of the Inquisition Chair exhibited in the Torture Museum in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

TORTURE MUSEUM,AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS

The Torture Museum’s eerie inquisition chair display features enlarged images from old books and articles that reveal the history of the device and its uses.

PHOTOGRAPH BY MICHIEL VAARTJES, ALAMY STOCK PHOTO

Picture of ventriloquist puppets at Vent Haven Museum in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky

VENT HAVEN VENTRILOQUIST MUSEUM,FORT MITCHELL, KENTUCKY

Smiling ventriloquist dolls fill rows of seats at the Vent Haven Museum in Kentucky.

PHOTOGRAPH BY EDWARD ROTHSTEIN, THE NEW YORK TIMES/REDUX

Via : http://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/travel-interests/arts-and-culture/10-weirdest-museums-in-the-world/

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