By Lonely Planet, Ben Handicott
Thank the celebrities for the world's eccentric creditors; hoarders of items attractive, unusual or downright unusual. it truly is those documentors of the good and trivial - who are looking to convey us all anything excellent approximately their collections and proportion the insights into humankind every one of them illuminates - who've created the main attention-grabbing, impressive and useful museums the planet has to supply.
Boggle on the enormity of house, get nostalgic at youth thoughts or be dumbstruck by way of the foreign Museum of Toilets... even if you are a background buff, tech-head or have an inexplicable fascination with clowns, you will discover world-class collections the following to pique your curiosity.
Never drag your heels round a lifeless museum back!
Then & now // historical past museums
- Acropolis Museum // Greece
- British Museum // united kingdom
- Forbidden urban // China
- Goethe residence & Goethe Museum // Germany
- Imperial conflict Museum // united kingdom
- Museum of Alchemists & Magicians of outdated Prague // Czech Republic
- Museum of Mummies of Guanajuato // Mexico
- National Museum of Anthropology // Mexico
- Old working Theatre Museum & Herb Garret // united kingdom
- Prison Gate Museum // The Netherlands
- Sir John Soane's Museum // united kingdom
- Styrian Armoury // Austria
- Torture Museum // The Netherlands
- Vasa Museum // Sweden
- Viking send Museum // Norway
- Whitney Plantation // united states
The global round us // traditional historical past museums
- Kunstkamera // Russia 6
- Messner Mountain Museum // Italy
- Sarawak kingdom Museum // Malaysia
- Smithsonian establishment // united states
Human creativity // artwork & tradition museums
- American vintage Arcade Museum // united states
- Belgian Brewers Museum // Belgium
- Burlesque corridor of repute // united states
- Coffee Museum // Brazil
- Erawan Museum // Thailand
- Ghibli Museum // Japan
- Grammy Museum // united states
- The eco-friendly Vault // Germany
- Museum of early life // united kingdom
- Musical tools Museum // united states
- Soumaya Museum // Mexico
- Vodka Museum // Russia
Things that pass // technological know-how & know-how museums
- Bicycle Museum of the US // united states
- Big gap & Open Mine Museum // South Africa
- Exploratorium // united states
- National Maritime Museum // France
- National Rail Museum // united kingdom
- New Mexico Museum of area heritage // united states
- New York urban hearth Museum // united states
- Pencil Museum // united kingdom
- Porsche Museum // Germany
- Sewer Museum // France
- Sulabh foreign Museum of bathrooms // India
Peculiar passions // Quirky museums
- Avanos Hair Museum // Turkey
- Clown corridor of status & examine Centre // united states
- Cupnoodles Museum // Japan
- Gopher gap Museum // Canada
- International Cryptozoology Museum // united states
- Museum of damaged Relationships // Croatia
- Watermelon Museum // China
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SOUNDS LIKE ONE FOR THE AFICIONADO. Come on, we’ve all had our cup noodle phase. ALL RIGHT, YOU GOT ME THERE. WHAT ELSE? ), a factory where visitors can create their own totally original cup noodle package – from cup design to noodle ingredients – and last but not least, a noodles bazaar where you can sample the famous goods. CA LET’S NOT BEAT AROUND THE BUSH – GOPHER HOLES?! You never knew you needed to know, did you? But life will never be the same once you’ve seen the little guys in action. ACTION?
WITH ALL THIS EXPERIENCE IS THERE ANYONE I WOULD RECOGNISE? You remember Nat Wills, the Happy Tramp? Or Bruce Johnson, the Juggling Clown? Perhaps not, but that won’t matter; the scores of fantastic photos and detailed historical footage is endearing and entirely entertaining. JP CUP NOODLES? It may be difficult to believe that a museum dedicated to the humble cup noodle, or instant ramen as it’s more commonly known in Japan, could be anything more than a glorified supermarket shelf, but this museum proves its worth.
Some of it didn’t. In fact, the ‘Green’ in the museum’s name comes from the painted malachite columns and green velvet wall coverings from the original vault that was part of the Dresden Castle – the castle was completely destroyed during the bombing. Luckily many of the vault’s treasures were removed from the castle at the start of the war. UK IS THIS GOING TO BE LIKE GOING THROUGH SOMEONE ELSE’S BABY PHOTOS? There is kind of an anthropological element to this museum – showing how children have grown up from the 18th to the 21st century – and it was the first museum worldwide to specialise in the history of childhood.