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Gurkenmuseum (Cucumber Museum)
A museum honoring Germany’s cucumber mecca offers a great dill of gherkin history.
Added by Kerry Wolfe
Stoke Heath, England
The Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings
A slightly surreal menagerie of structures that were lovingly spared from demolition and reconstructed in a field.
Added by Capemarsh
The Göttingen Collection of Mathematical Models
These beautiful objects represent beautiful ideas.
Added by slaskow
Mister Ed’s Elephant Museum
An eccentric collection of elephants, all shapes and sizes, is on display at this roadside attraction.
Added by howardfeingold
Found: Three Cases of Madeira Bought for John Adams’ Presidency
The wine still tastes pretty decent.
July 10, 2017
A curious little museum dedicated to the furry feline in the cat haven that is Old Town Kotor.
Added by annecayer
Buddha Dordenma Statue
This giant Buddha statue has 125,000 smaller Buddhas hidden inside it.
Added by lewblank
world war ii
Found: An Unprecedented Trove of Original Nazi Artifacts in Argentina
A hidden passage led investigators to a collection of 75 astonishing objects.
June 20, 2017
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The Grimm Brothers' Other Great Project Was Writing a Giant German Dictionary
They got up to F, and then it took another century to complete.
June 15, 2017
East Lansing, Michigan
Moist Towelette Museum
Housed in the university planetarium, the thousand-strong collection of tiny towelettes includes a used one from the hosts of Car Talk.
Added by Ike Allen
Hoff's Harmonica Case Collection
More than 500 unique and specially designed cases collected by D.C.'s "Harmonica Case Man."
Added by hoffharmonica
Vintage furniture and art share space with all manner of collectibles at this quirky shop in Bangkok.
Added by ricepotato
La Specola Zoological Museum
An incredible menagerie of more than 3 million taxidermied animals at the oldest science museum in Europe.
Added by corinnealexandra
Samson Luggage Sculpture
Pillars made of 700 pieces of luggage climb to the ceiling of Sacramento Airport's baggage claim.
Added by Dr Alan P Newman
Pope Valley, California
Litto's Hubcap Ranch
Wheels of chrome by the thousands adorn this California Historical Landmark.
Added by leiris
A Sky Full of Gods and Buddhas
Thousands of abandoned statues of deities are taken to this hillside in southern Hong Kong.
Added by AaronNetsky
Beautiful Miniature Books That Are Worth Sacrificing Your Eyesight For
Good things come in (very) small packages.
May 26, 2017
Fudenosato Kobo Brush Museum
This little town supplies Japan with most of its calligraphy brushes, still made by hand from animal fur.
Added by Podling
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