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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...

TV Guide Museum

TV Guide Museum

Happy Festivus! Today’s the holiday, first mentioned in the Seinfeld episode “The Strike”, where bitter people who still want to celebrate the holiday season without participating in its pressures and commercialism will air their grievances, by telling everyone all the ways they have disappointed him or her over the past...

Spinach Can Collectibles Museum, Illinois

Spinach Can Collectibles Museum, Illinois

I live in Illinois, but I’ve barely been south of the capital city of Springfield, so there is a slim chance I’ll ever visit Chester, the town of all things Popeye, even though it’s only a 5 and a half drive from Chicago. Located on the bluffs of the Mississippi...

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...

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...

World’s Largest Turkey in Frazee, Minnesota

World’s Largest Turkey in Frazee, Minnesota

I can’t think of a better time to tell you about the World’s Largest Turkey. Because I know you want to know where it is. Well, if you ever find yourself in Frazee, Minnesota, Tom the giant turkey sits at the entrance of a public park, just to the west...

Watermelon Museum, China

Watermelon Museum, China

You like watermelons? Happen to be visiting Beijing, China. Well, you’re in luck. The world’s only watermelon museum is located in the southern part of the city in the Daxing district, supposedly the “hometown of the watermelon.” In case you didn’t already know, China has an ancient melon culture. It’s...

Russian Criminal Tattoo exhibit by Fuel Design in London

Russian Criminal Tattoo exhibit by Fuel Design in London

I mentioned a Russian museum yesterday, so I thought I’d share something somewhat related. Last year there was a Russian Criminal Tattoo exhibit by Fuel Design in London. It included 120 original drawings by Danzig Baldaev, a prison guard from 1948 to 1986, who documented the art and meanings of...

Museum of Historical Chamber Pots and Toilets, Prague, Czech Republic

Museum of Historical Chamber Pots and Toilets, Prague, Czech Republic

If you have a thing for toilets (and who doesn’t?), then you’re in luck. There is another lavatory-related museum to add to the list. We’ve told you about the Toilet Seat Art Museum, Munich’s Chamber Pot Museum, and let’s not forget the late, great Madison Museum of Bathroom Tissue. But...

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