5. Avanos Hair Museum, Turkey:
Go exploring in the caves of turkey you might just stumble upon the Avanos Hair Museum. This not at all creepy museum is essentially just caves that have had the walls and ceiling completely covered in locks of human hair. Potter Chez Galip created the Hair Museum using hair from more than 16,000 women. Look a little closer and you’ll notice that each lock of hair is marked with the name of the woman and her address.
4. The Dog Collar Museum, England:
Dog lovers of the world flock to Leeds Castle to view more than 100 unique items pertaining to dogs. Specifically, over 100 dog collars. This museum was inspired by the famous love of dogs of the last of the last owner of the estate. Some of us interesting items include dog collars that graced the necks of pets in the 15th and 16th centuries. Many of these are adorned with strips of spikes to protect said necks from attacking creatures.
3. Museum of Bad Art, United States:
Have you ever looked at the refrigerator of the proud mother of a toddler who gushes over the artistic talent of her child? If you squint and tilt your head to the left these pieces of art just might come close to the pieces on that refrigerator. Located conveniently next to the toilets in a Massachusetts basement, this museum is dedicated to 600 pieces of the worst art ever created.
2. Museum of Enduring Beauty, Malaysia:
So what you think makes a woman beautiful? Is it itty-bitty tiny little feet squished into child size shoes? Or maybe it’s a perfectly conical shaped head that’s been molded since the time she was a baby? If you just can’t get enough of a woman with a neck stretched with brass rings or eat your lobes made huge with plates, this is the museum for you. On the third floor of the People’s Museum are exhibits dedicated to the extremes people go to to fit in with their cultures ideas of beauty.
1. Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum, Japan.:
If you’ve ever gone through a financially lean time such as those scary college years when you’re too busy trying to make something of yourself actually be something, it is likely that you have indulged in a bowl or two of Instant Ramen. Who doesn’t love a hot bowl of broth and noodles? This museum contends that the answer to that is nobody. Created to honor the creator of the instant soup, this museum chronicles the history of the meal from when it was first developed as a cheap food alternative for the survivors of World War II to its honored place on the grocery shelves of today. You can even stop by the Museum’s kitchen and make yourself up a hot bowl of the chicken flavor, still considered the most popular.