5 Of The Strangest Museums In The World
When I think about museums, the Louvre, or the Metropolitan Museum of Art come to mind. However, not every museum is focused on historical to modern day art. Sometimes, even the most bizarre or offbeat subjects can be the recipient of their own personal museum. So whether you embrace the quirky and peculiar museums is up to you; but if you’re looking for something to pass the time, check out these strange but true museums.
Tokyo is known for many things, but it is also home to the famous Parasite Museum which contains over 300 different varieties of parasites. Their crown jewel of the museum is a 30 foot tapeworm. The parasite was removed from women who reportedly picked it up while eating sushi. The museum is also a research facility and admission is free.
International Cryptozoology Museum
If the name hasn’t alerted you, cryptozoology is the study of unseen animals. These include fan favorites like the Bigfoot or the Loch Ness Monster. The museum features various specimens and artifacts which supposedly are related to one of these mythical creatures. Items include: hair and fecal samples, various native artwork, and more. It’s clear why this has made our list of strangest museums.