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Old 03-30-2008, 10:23 PM
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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There's nothing like a visit to a respected cultural institution to foster the sense that you've spent at least some of your vacation in an enriching way. But let's be frank rather than taking in yet another "life of prehistoric man" tableau or exhibit on commemorative coin minting, wouldn't you occasionally like to visit a museum that's a little less ... conventional?

The world's weirdest museums - Destinations - MSNBC.com
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Old 03-30-2008, 10:26 PM
Location: Long Island
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Yup, the Mutter Museum is certainly....unusual. Don't think I'd go out of my way to see some of these!
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Old 04-03-2008, 11:25 AM
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Ive seen one particular museum advertised on tv from time to time, and its that one where they have real, human bodies on display, its supposed to be a medical science museum or some crazy thing. Some of those bodies have been pretty much opened up for display but Im not sure how many people would want to traumatize their kids by taking them to something like that, heck, I dont know how many people would actually want to see sliced open bodies and parts, innards, etc.
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Old 04-04-2008, 10:07 AM
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i went to florence several years back and it ended up being on a monday when all the museums were closed. but one was open and we went.
it was the university science museum and the weirdest things were in there! human and animal feti with deformities etc. unborn baby in womb, things in jars--
maybe not as crazy as these, but i still remember how distrubing it was for me.
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Old 04-05-2008, 10:21 PM
Location: Kauai, HI
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One of my friends had to attend a wedding at the Mutter Museum- could you imagine?!!?
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