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Art Car Museum, Houston, Texas

Art Car Museum, Houston, Texas

There are art museums and there are car museums. But what about an art car museum? Even though a light rail system opened about a decade ago, Houston has always loved automobiles of all kinds, largely due to the lack of real public transportation and urban sprawl in this Texan...

Las Vegas Neon Museum

Las Vegas Neon Museum

One of the most interesting museums out there right now, specifically for its dedication to preserving the neon signs that existed in a town that does not believe in the past, yet helped to define it. Right now the Neon Museum is open sporadically for “boneyard” tours.

Witch’s Dungeon Classic Movie Museum, Connecticut

Witch’s Dungeon Classic Movie Museum, Connecticut

Open since 1966, the Witch’s Dungeon Classic Movie Museum is the longest-running Halloween-ish museum in the United States. It is only open during the month of October. The brainchild of Bristol, Connecticut native Cortlandt Hull (who was literally a child when he opened this place), the museum is housed in...

Museum of Chicken Art, Seoul, Korea

Museum of Chicken Art, Seoul, Korea

If I had to take a guess, I’d assume this next museum is a personal favourite of the Chicken Lady. Once located in the centre of Seoul, the Museum of Chicken Art has now moved to northern Gyeonggi-do as the Maniker Museum of Chicken Art. If you’re wondering if it...

World’s First Sand Sculpture Museum, Japan

World’s First Sand Sculpture Museum, Japan

In honor of the London Olympic Games, with its official opening ceremony, let me tell you about the World’s First Sand Sculpture Museum that has been built in Japan. What does 100,000 years of accumulation of rock and mineral particles over 323 acres, the largest such dune in Japan, have...

World Traveler Signpost, Lynchville, Maine

World Traveler Signpost, Lynchville, Maine

If you’re into signs (and I mean who isn’t?) then make sure you go to Lynchville, Maine where a very popular destination has been located for over 50 years. Numerous road-trippers and tourists like to pose for an old school photo-op next to the ‘World Traveler’ sign. Though the big...

The House on the Rock, Wisconsin

The House on the Rock, Wisconsin

We end our guest posts as we began nearly two weeks ago with a piece written by artist and writer Dmitry Samarov (check out his artwork, his book, his other writings, his twitter). We’re back in Wisconsin (just like we were yesterday…sorry for the focus on the American Midwest but...

London’s Wellcome Collection

London’s Wellcome Collection

Since I was a kid, I’ve had this dream that one day I would be able to open my stomach and remove all the insides like a game of Operation gone wrong. It appears that at London’s Wellcome Collection this dream has become a reality. Well, at least it’s real...

Kunsthal Museum, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Kunsthal Museum, Rotterdam, Netherlands

In Rotterdam, the Kunsthal Museum does not have a permanent collection, but instead organizes various temporary exhibits. Recently, ‘Pet’s Markplaats’ opened in which artist Pet van de Luijtgaarden shows his passion for collecting. With an addiction to one of Netherlands most popular websites, he buys up collections of caps, porcelain,...

Simone Rosenbauer – Small Museum

Simone Rosenbauer – Small Museum

For three years photographer Simone Rosenbauer traveled throughout rural Australia and documented 41 quirky and tiny museums and their caretakers for a series called Small Museum. The House of Bottles was built by Joseph Eykenbaum in 1969 after he spent two years collecting 13,569 bottles to use in the construction...

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