Upon hearing news of a museum currently dedicated to presidential hair, the , we began wondering what other bizarre museums exist in the world. The answer? A lot.
From the truly insane to the delightfully delicious, these 25 museums are dedicated to some whimsical and wacky things.
As proven by one particular presidential candidate, the public is fascinated by hair, even in politics. This is nothing new: Even leading up to the 20th century, Americans collected snippets of hair from notable people as sentimental keepsakes. Now, circa 2016, the will display from the nation's earliest presidents in Philadelphia until July 28 to mark the Democratic National Convention.
Yes, that's an actual work of art on display at this museum. And you may be surprised to hear that there are three outposts in the Boston area, with the main campus in Dedham.
Toilets and their long history are rarely discussed, but if you're fascinated by a good flush, the is perfect for you. The oldest model in the collection dates back to 25,000 B.C.E.
Creepy or fascinating? We'll let you be the judge of that. Throughout , thousands of locks of hair line the walls, some accompanied by notes and images. In fact, visitors are encouraged to add a few strands of their own hair to the expansive collection before leaving.
Oodles and oodles of instant noodles – that's what you'll find at . It's like reliving your college days all over again.
As the world's largest , there's much to see here. Found in the picturesque waters of the Mexican Caribbean, the below-water sculpture museum was a collaboration between artist Jason deCaires Taylor and the National Marine Park. There are over 400 life-size structures you can swim through.
The art on display will make your mouth water. Discover the history of everyone's favorite carb, and learn how it became part of our everyday diets.
Pack your parachute and sensible shoes, who knows what will unfold at the . Maybe the international man of mystery himself, Austin Powers, will even make a cameo?
Nothing but clowning around will do at the Circus World Museum. Featuring indoor and outdoor exhibitions, it offers a look back at some the world's most memorable circus acts and memorabilia.
Perhaps you prefer savory foods? If so, the will be right up your alley. Take a bite out of Germany's famous love for the curry-flavored sausage.
Speaking of taking a bite out of something, there's always Paris's . Sounds spooky, huh?
I scream, you scream, we all scream for... gelato? At least we do when we're in Italy. And if you can't deny yourself that second scoop, you'll enjoy learning all about the history and making of Italy's beloved dessert at .