Unusual museums you should visit
Art too bad to be ignored
Most art museum show case the beautiful pieces of talented artistes, but this museum is the only museum in the world dedicated to the collection, preservation exhibition and celebration of bad art in all its form.
Hair Museum of Avanos
In the town of Avanos in Cappadocia, Turkey, there is a unique hair museum created by skilled Turkish potter Chez Galip.
The story goest that the museum was started 30 years ago when one of Galip’s friends had to leave Avanos, and he was very sad. To leave him something to remember her by, the woman cut a piece of her hair and gave it to Galip. Since then, thousands of women from all over the world who visited this place had given him a piece of their hair and their complete address. There is another reason to for the women to leave their hair – twice a year, in June and December, 10 winners will be chosen off the walls and these lucky ten will received an all-expenses paid week long holiday in beautiful Cappadocia. And they will get to participate in his pottery workshops, for free. This is the potter’s way of giving back to the women who had helped him to create the unique museum which bring in new customers every day.
Museum of Toilets
Located in New Delhi, India, this museum has a rare collection of facts, pictures and objects detailing the historic evolution of toilets from 250 BC to date. Ornately carved and painted urinals and commodes attract attention and are a source of amusement to many.
The Icelandic Phallological Museum contains a collection of more than two hundred and fifteen penises and penile parts belonging to almost all the land and sea mammals that can be found in Iceland.