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Unusual Museums And Strange Collections

PEOPLE COLLECT the ODDEST THINGS -- we humans share our instinctive urge to collect with the birds and the bees .. with ants and rats .. and even several species of crustaceans .. The list below is proof enough that having the world's largest collection of broken widgets is not cause for concern .. in fact, many of our most hallowed museums got their start with someone's collecting obsession.

  1. Melvyn Wright's World of Vintage Slot Machines
  2. Pictorial Guide to Date Nails
  3. Devices of Wonder from the Getty Museum
  4. Virtual Museum of CigarBox Art
  5. Ships Beer Bottles
  6. Payphones of the World
  7. Zymoglyphic Virtual Museum
  8. Banana Museum
  9. Toaster Museum
  10. Museum of Hoaxes
  11. Burlingame Museum of Pez
  12. Martin's Owl Collection
  13. The Pretzel Museum
  14. Zippo (lighters) Gallery
  15. Gallery of Monster Toys
  16. Crushed Pennies Collections
  17. International Museum of Toilets
  18. Barney Smith's Toilet Seat Art Museum
  19. Museum of Questionable Medical Devices
  20. Mad Martian Museum of Modern Madness
  21. Sherlock Holmes Museum
  22. Wooden Nickel Museum
  23. Vintage Handcuffs
  24. Gallery of Huge Beings
  25. Museum of Anti-Alcohol Posters
  26. Incredible World of Navel Fluff
  27. Gallery of Obscure Patents
  28. Museum of Odd Socks
  29. Vintage Synthesizer Museum
  30. Virtual Museum of Bacteria
  31. Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum
  32. Quatloos! - Museum of Scams and Frauds
  33. Virtual "Food Museum"
  34. A-Bomb WWW Museum
  35. ACME Company Catalog of Products
  36. Virtual Museum of Mad Magazine Covers
  37. Barf Bags Collection
  38. World Carrot Museum
  39. Maurice Bennett the Toast Artist
  40. Vintage Ads Museum

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