Museum of Dreams of Sigmund Freud. This place is worth a visit for all those who believe in dreams, and look up in the dream books for the interpretation of dreams. Museum of Dreams is located in St. Petersburg. It was opened in honor of the 100th anniversary of the existence of the book “Interpretation of Dreams” of Freud, but the main purpose of the museum does not collect all the autobiographical information about the scientist and psychologist, but recreate the atmosphere of the dream and immerse visitors in it.
The museum is a space of two halls: introductory – dedicated to the founder of psychoanalysis, and the main – about dreams. In the main hall the visitors have an opportunity to be alone, as if he is falling asleep. This museum blurs the line between reality and dream.
Bad Art Museum. One of the most impressive museums is dedicated to bad art. It contains strange paintings and drawings. The idea of the museum appeared by chance in 1993, when the founder of the museum gathered a small collection of strange pictures that found at flea markets. Today, the museum has two branches – in Somerville and Dedham (Massachusetts).
The founders of the museum decided that people should get acquainted not only with the classic works of art, but also the horrific portraits and unimaginable.
Museum of Witchcraft. 50 years ago the British occultist Cecil Williamson founded the unusual museum. During the Second World War, Williamson studied occult secret affairs, helping the British intelligence services in the fight against the Germans.
After visiting the museum you can get acquainted with a variety of magical devices, amulets and talismans, witches knives, wax and rag figures, magic balls, mirrors to call the souls from other worlds. There are also animals’ teeth, bundles of dried herbs, books about devil worship (about 3,000 volumes) and other magical items.
Museum of Lie. This unusual museum is located in the German town Kyrits. All the exhibits are fake and even the building of the museum is deceiving users by their appearance. At first glance, the museum building looks as if it has more than 200 years, but this effect is created by using the scenery. The founder of the museum is the artist Reinhard Tsabka, who argues that through art we can see the fine line between truth and falsehood.
The main museum’s motto is “Do not believe your eyes”, which very accurately underlines the theme of the museum. Among the exhibits you can find Van Gogh’s ear, radio from “Titanic”, the mop of Stalin’s father, flying magic carpet and even a Hitler mustache.
Museum of Garbage. In New York, you can visit the Museum of Garbage. All the exhibits were found in the trashcans and landfills. In the museum you can find almost anything, from small pictures, small trinkets, ending figurines, lamps and various household items.
The founder of the museum, Mr. Molina, at first put all the items found in his garage, as a result of his “treasure chest” has grown to such an extent that it has become a full-fledged museum, which occupies two floors of the building.
UFO Museum. The museum is located in the small town of Roswell (New Mexico), it was opened after the crash of a flying unknown aircraft in 1947.
The exhibition halls of the museum are decorated in the style of science fiction, there can be seen flying objects and aliens in human growth, as well as photographs and relics left behind by events in 1947.
Museum of Torture. Another unusual museum is located in The Hague (Netherlands), it is located in the building which used to be a prison. Here you can see the most ancient instruments and devices for torture that was used in ancient times.
The museum has an atmosphere of terrible suffering, not all visitors are able to survive until the end of the tour. Many of them leave, or even faint.
International Spy Museum. Incredible collection, which consists of more than 600 exhibits, can be seen at the museum of espionage in Washington.
Where you can try out the pens with disappearing ink, various bugs, disguised under various items cameras and guns. There are separate rooms, where you can get acquainted with the history of the most famous spies.
Museum of laughter. The museum “Arlekineum” in Wiesbaden (Germany) does not make you bored, because it is a museum of laughter. All the exhibits of the museum are objects of pranks that are collected from around the world.
At the entrance to the museum instead of the usual shoe covers you get slippers with muzzles of animals, and a tour of the museum are held by a clown.
Hair Museum. In Cappadocia (Turkey) there is a Hair museum which contains in its collection of ringlets of 16 thousand women. And it is not easy faceless exhibits: each curl signed with the name and address of its owner. The museum attracts not only for its collection, but also a beautiful legend. In 1979, the founder of the museum, Chez Galip, was forced to part with his girlfriend, and she left him a curl of her hair as a goodbye.
Since then, visitors of Galip’s store after hearing this touching story, were leaving the curls of their hair. Having collected a considerable collection of hair a potter decided to open a museum. Each year Chez Galip chooses 10 strands of hair and invites their former owners as his guests.