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10 Weird Museums You Need to Visit

Looking for a bizarre place to visit during your summer vacation? No need to search around on where to go! We have already done the hard part for you. Here are 10 weird museums that you need to go to this summer. Trust us, you will not regret one moment!

 

1. National Museum of Funeral History

Houston, TX

At this museum, we are sure you guessed it, patrons can view America’s largest of funeral service items. You can learn about the history of hearses and even learn about funeral services of famous individuals. One such exhibit is entitled “Celebrating the Lives & Deaths of Popes” displays how the holiest people are buried. The museum has been collaborating with the Vatican for approximately three years in order to get the information!

 

2. Big Mac Museum

North Huntingdon, PA

This may be the most delicious museum on the list. The Big Mac Museum celebrates the history of the legendary burger. Created over 40 years ago in Western PA, the Big Mac is known all over the world. Located next to the museum is The Big Mac Museum Restaurant. In from of the building is the world’s largest Big Mac replica. Customers can go through the Playplace, learn about high-tech displays, sing the Big Mac song, and of course, eat!

 

3. International Banana Museum

Mecca, California

This museum states that they have every type of banana you can think of in one place. From dolls to lip gloss and even a record player, customers can view items that pay homage to the well-known fruit.

 

4. Paris Sewer Museum

Paris, France

Located in the sewers beneath the Quai d’Orsay on the Left Bank, visitors can view the extensive history of Paris’ sewer systems which date back to the 13th century. Fans of the Les Miserables, must make a detour to this location! Believe it or not, this is where Victor Hugo came up with the idea of Les Miserables. Visitors can expect to see pipes, a large basin, as well as many other sewer-esque items.

 

5. Kansas Barbed Wire Museum

La Crosse, Kansas

Barbed wire played an important part of Western history, and this museum allows visitors to view the history of the barbed wire. Over 2,400 different types are on display, some of which include items that are dated as being manufactured in 1870 and 1890. Antique fencing tools are also on display to add visual aids to the deep history.

 

6. Burlingame Museum of Pez Memorabilia

Burlingame, CA

This museum pays tribute to the wonderful, plastic candy dispenser. Inside of the location, you will see examples of every Pez ever sold! It is estimated that they over 1,000 pieces are currently on display. All of which are certainly sure to make you hungry and rather nostalgic.

 

7. Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum

Osaka, Japan

With ramen all the rage, it only makes sense to stop by this museum to learn about the soup’s history. There are also two rather awesome attractions on-site: the Chicken Ramen Factory and theCUP NOODLES Factory, both of which allow you to make personalized creations of the delicious meal.

 

8. Lunch Box Museum

Columbus, Georgia

Metal lunch boxes used to be all the rage! Here at the Lunch Box Museum, visitors can view a wide collection of retro lunch boxes. You will definitely take a trip down memory lane while viewing ones with pictures of The Bionic Woman and The Flying Nun on the front!

 

9. Barney Smith’s Toilet Seat Art Museum

San Antonio, Texas

Located in a man’s garage is a museum of decorative toilet seats. As of New Years Day 2017 Barney, the retired master plumber who owns the location, had decorated over 1,240 seats. Each toilet seat has a theme and oddly tells a story. From trolls to the Kennedy Space Center, you will definitely be in awe of this man’s handcrafted creations.

 

10. The Bunny Museum

Altadena, CA

Love bunnies? This location is definitely for you. On display at the museum are over 34,000 bunny artifacts. Better hop on over (sorry, we could not get through this one without mentioning at least one bunny pun!)

 

Sarah Harley is a Hufflepuff living in the NYC area. When she is not talking to random animals or collecting stickers, she is a comedy writer working in television production. Tweet her at @lumpyspacederp