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Vice President Museum

Vice President Museum

I bet you didn’t know that five (yep, FIVE!) Vice Presidents come from the Armpit of America, otherwise known as the great state of Indiana. Such an accomplishment has led Indiana to be the home of the country’s one and only Vice President Museum. Unfortunately Schuyler Colfax was passed over...

World’s largest collection of vintage lunchboxes

World’s largest collection of vintage lunchboxes

One of my earliest posts, which was nothing more than a random photo, was on the Lunchbox Museum. And so here I am again four years later posting another random photo from the place. Maybe I got lunch on my mind…or maybe it’s Georgia…I don’t know? Located in the Rivermarket...

Museum of Enduring Beauty in Melaka, Malaysia

Museum of Enduring Beauty in Melaka, Malaysia

I wanted to find a museum with a beautiful name and I think I found it with the Museum of Enduring Beauty in Melaka, Malaysia. Beautification started in the Medieval Ages and continues to this day. The museum was created in 1996 to bring “awareness of the different viewpoints held...

Museum of Bags and Purses in Amsterdam

Museum of Bags and Purses in Amsterdam

American Telephone Purse, 1980 (it actually works…ahead of its time) Sorry that I’ve been missing for nearly a week. Even though I’m female, I’m not much of a shopper of anything and that includes clothes, shoes and purses. But I never said I was a normal female. But if I...

John Lennon Museum was located in Chuo-ku, Saitama, Japan

John Lennon Museum was located in Chuo-ku, Saitama, Japan

The John Lennon Museum was located in Chuo-ku, Saitama, Japan. It was established to preserve knowledge of John Lennon’s life and musical career. It displayed Lennon’s widow Yoko Ono’s collection of his memorabilia as well as other displays. The museum opened on October 9, 2000, the 60th anniversary of Lennon’s...

Museum of Underwater Modern Art in Cancun, Mexico

Museum of Underwater Modern Art in Cancun, Mexico

Modern art has become so modern that it now needs to be displayed in a place few people go to…yeah, I’m talking about the bottom of the sea. In Cancun, Mexico artist Jason deCaires Taylor has an installation at the Museum of Underwater Modern Art. The “underwater” was included in...

Buster Keaton Museum, Kansas

Buster Keaton Museum, Kansas

We interrupt our regularly scheduled programming of creepy museums and attractions in the month of October to bring you a museum dedicated to a film star, who was born on this day in 1895: In the small town of Piqua (pronounced Pick-way), Kansas is a small one-room museum dedicated to...

McDonald’s and Route 66 Museum

McDonald’s and Route 66 Museum

May 15 seventy-nine years ago Richard and Maurice McDonald opened a barbeque restaurant, which would later become known as the fast food chain McDonald’s, forever clogging people’s arteries all over the world. The original San Bernardino restaurant was demolished in 1976 (or 1971, according to some sources) and the site...

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