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Calendar >  The Most Unusual Museums In the United States – Part II

The Most Unusual Museums In the United States – Part II

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TR Robertson — This group of unusual and unique museums in the United States will take you from Mississippi through Wisconsin. Some of these museums are exceedingly small and in out of the way locations and some are located in large metropolitan areas. Some are free to enter and some have a nominal price for entrance. If you plan on visiting any of the states in the U.S., check some of these museums out online and add them to your “must see” experience. Print out Part I & II and add to your reference collection of “things to do and see”. You will be pleasantly surprised with these most unusual places to visit in the United States. Google ones you are interested in to find out more and to see which ones are free and which one’s charge either a fee or request a donation and to see if they are still open.

Mississippi

The Busted Wrench Garage Museum is a 6,000 sq. ft. tribute to antique cars and motorcycles.

Missouri

The Glore Psychiatric Museum was voted one of the 50 most unusual museums in the U.S. It is dedicated to the world of psychiatry.

Leila’s Hair Museum in Independence will tell you more than you thought possible about hair.

Montana

The American Computer and Robotics Museum features a history of computers and recently added robotics.

Nebraska

The National Museum of Roller Skating in Lincoln.

Nevada

The Erotic Heritage Museum in Las Vegas features dedicated to everything erotica, not for the prudish.

The Neon Museum in Las Vegas highlights a history of Las Vegas in neon signs.

Neon Museum in Las Vegas is a walking tour of signs from casino’s throughout history.

New Hampshire

Clark’s Bears, in Lincoln, has trained bears and the White Mountain Central Railroad.

New Jersey

The Silver Ball Museum, in Asbury Park, has pinball machines from the 1930’s to the present.

New Mexico 

UFO Museum in Roswell, New Mexico, has become a popular destination for those interested in a UFO experience. Close by is the site of the 1957 crash of a supposed UFO.

New York

Morbid Anatomy Museum in NYC currently closed.

Mmuseumm in New York city is in a freight elevator.

Mmuseumm in NYC is in a freight elevator and might be the smallest museum in the world.

Spyscape in NYC shows a history of the world of both real and fictional spies.

Star Trek Original Series Set Tour in Ticonderoga has the original bridge from the T.V. show.

The National Museum of Mathematics in NYC is dedicated to math enthusiasts.

Museum of Sex in NYC is not for anyone prudish about this topic.

North Dakota

The Broste Rock Museum in Parshall has rock collections from all over the world.

Ohio

The Wyandot Popcorn Museum in Marion has the world’s largest collection of popcorn and peanut poppers.

American Sign Museum in Cincinnati has displays of amazing signs made for businesses.

Oklahoma

The Museum of Osteology in Oklahoma City has over 350 skeletons on display of humans and animals.

Oregon

The Vacuum Cleaner Museum in Portland has displays of vacuum cleaners dating back to the first vacuum cleaners invented.

Pennsylvania

The Mutter Museum in Philadelphia displays unique medical equipment dating back to the beginnings of the medical profession.

Rhode Island

The New England Wireless and Steam Engine Museum in East Greenwich is an electrical and mechanical engineering museum.

South Carolina

The Kazoo Museum in Beaufort displays the largest collection of Kazoo’s in the world.

South Dakota

The Campbell Straw Bale Museum in Carthage uses 1,300 bales of hay to create the walls of the museum.

Tennessee

The International Towing & Recovery Museum in Chattanooga displays a history of tow-trucks and has numerous antique tow trucks on display.

The Salt & Pepper Shake Museum in Gatlinburg has over 20,000 shakers on display.

The Chasing Rainbows Museum in Dollywood in Pigeon Forge is dedicated to Dolly Parton’s musical history.

Texas


National Museu of Funeral History in Houston has a display of hearses.

The National Museum of Funeral History in Houston displays a historical look at funerals and displays of horse drawn and antique hearses.

National Videogame Museum in Frisco takes you through a history of videogame development.

Devils Rope Barbed Wire Museum in McLean is a history of this fencing product.

Barney Smith’s Toilet Seat Museum in Alamo Heights has more unusual toilet seats on display than you can imagine.

Utah

The World Puppetry Museum in Brigham City displays puppets from 15 different countries

Vermont

The American Precision Museum in Windsor displays machines used in the manufacturing business through the years.

New England Maple Syrup Museum in Pittsford is a sticky and delicious experience.

Virginia

The Museum of Edgar Allen Poe in Richmond displays everything you will ever need to know about this American poet.

Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum in Alexandria is a history of this ancient medical world.

Washington

The Dialysis Museum in Seattle is dedicated to presenting a history of dialysis equipment.

Washington D.C.

The Museum of Unnatural History is currently closed.

The National Museum of Health & Medicine is a collection of the medical practices.

International Spy Museum has collections of international spying throughout history.

Wisconsin

The Mustard Museum in Middleton, Wisconsin has mustard in every shape and size.

National Mustard Museum in Middleton is a history of this condiment.

The Circus World in Barabco takes you through a history of circuses around the world.

Again, some of these museums might be temporarily closed due to COVID or may have closed permanently due to the COVID business closures. Check online.

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