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National Presidents Wax Museum, South Dakota

National Presidents Wax Museum, South Dakota

By the way, there is a National Presidents Wax Museum next to Mount Rushmore. While you’re there, you can eat lunch at the Executive Order Grill, play mini-golf at the Holy Terror and wonder why the hell you’re in South Dakota.

Czech Museum of Music.

Czech Museum of Music.

Today would have been George Harrison’s 70th birthday if he was still with us. So what better way to honour it than with this random photo from the Czech Museum of Music. A few years ago the museum had a special exhibit full of Beatles memorabilia, including wax models of...

Music Valley Wax Museum of the Stars in Nashville, Tennessee

Music Valley Wax Museum of the Stars in Nashville, Tennessee

Nothing is scarier than seeing Charley Pride (I mean Garry Shandling) at the Music Valley Wax Museum of the Stars in Nashville, Tennessee. Actually I take that back. I’ll stare at a million Charley wax figures any day over listening to his music.

Movieland Wax Museum, Florida

Movieland Wax Museum, Florida

In 1959 Movieland Wax Museum opened just a few miles away from Disneyland. But this is America and one is just never enough. I mean, come on, how dare we go some place and not be reminded of some other place? So in 1975 the Movieland Wax Museum cloned itself...

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

The only way to recognize Presidents Day is with a bad wax museum picture. And yes, I know…Benjamin Franklin was never President. But some people think he was. So whatever.

Westminster Abbey Museum, England

Westminster Abbey Museum, England

This life-sized wax effigy of King Charles II was made soon after his death in February 1685. It stood over the king’s grave in Westminster Abbey for 150 years before being moved to the Jesus Chapel/Islip’s Chantry, where it was photographed by Sir Benjamin Stone in 1896. Now on...

France’s largest Anatomy Museum, Musée Orfila

France’s largest Anatomy Museum, Musée Orfila

One of the many reasons why I’ll never have a baby… Seen at France’s largest Anatomy Museum, Musée Orfila at the Université Paris Descartes. Besides the Opération de la Cesarienne (wax model of Caesarean section), you’ll find thousands of other wax anatomical models, both human and animal. Um, aren’t humans...

American roadside wax museum

American roadside wax museum

Thanks to the American roadside wax museum, even this daffy site can commemorate such a somber event. ,Verso:,“JOHN BROWN,Oct. 16, 1859, John Brown and 21 others captured the United States arsenal and rifle works at Harper’s Ferry, Va., now W. Va., with the intention of setting up a mountain refuge...

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