Have you all visited the museum? The museum is a building that stores various historical items and can be seen by the public. Museums are often used as a place to acquire knowledge, especially related to past histories.
However, did you know that there are several museums from around the world that are said to be quite unique? Here are five museums that are said to be among the most unique from around the world:
5) The Mummy Museum, Mexico
The Mummy Museum or also known as the Museo de las Momias de Guanajuato, this museum in Mexico is home to mummies. Because the mummies shown are mummified naturally, they look a little gloomy than the mummies excavated at Egpyt.
It is said that there are more than a hundred mummies on display in the museum, most of whom are residents of Guanajuato from 1850-1950. Interestingly, this museum also has the smallest mummy in the world on display.
4) The Dog Collar Museum, United Kingdom
It is a museum, especially for dog lovers. Housed in Leeds Castle, this museum is the first of its kind in the world. This collection is located in the former castle enclosure and has been on display since 1976. Of the 130 rare and valuable collars on display, the earliest collar began in the late 15th century which was the Spanish herd mastiff iron collar.
Most of the collections are from Gertrude Hunt and are on display in honor of her husband, historian John Hunt. As avid collectors, this couple has a variety of items they collect but dog collars are probably the most special among them.
3) International Spy Museum, USA
The museum gives visitors a glimpse of the world of espionage and intelligence in an interesting way. The exhibit is divided into various categories including an interactive exhibition called Operation Spy where you can take on the role of a secret agent and participate in an hour-long spy boost.
Important artifacts on display include a lipstick gun, also known as the “kiss of death”, used by the KGB femme Fatales during the Cold War, Minox spy cameras, and the Aston Martin DB5 that appeared in the 1964 James Bond film, Goldfinger.
2) The Museum Of Bread Culture, Germany
Founded in 1955, the museum is dedicated to bread and aims to display the history of 6,000-year-old bread as one of the existing parts of human culture and civilization. Its first exhibition began in 1960 and is the first museum of its kind in the world.
The museum later moved to Salzstadel, a historic warehouse in Ulm, Germany. This exhibition provides a way to highlight the importance of bread in society. It also shows the various methods of making bread and how it evolved over time.
1) Cup Noodles Museum, Japan
Located in Osaka, the city is the birthplace of instant noodles. Instant noodles were first created by Momofuku Ando in 1958 and since then this food is one of the most popular foods in the world.
Interestingly while visiting this museum, you can make your own cup noodles and the only place in the world you can. A colorful instant noodle exhibition is also on display, showcasing the popularity of the product around the world.
Source: Hong Kong Tatler