Have you ever wondered what kind of museums receive the most footfalls around the world ? You may be astonished to know that there is a museum for everything under the sun. There are museums of death and museums of drinking water, museums of toilets and of pencils. Let’s learn about some of the strangest museums that have been built and uphold the history and constitute some of the most fascinating tourist spots.
Derwent pencil museum, UK :
Graphite was first discovered near this Museum in the year 1550 and the first pencil of the world was manufactured in a factory that was situated in the United Kingdom. Discovery of graphite was enough to change the lives of people around the world and the factory has now been converted into the Derwent pencil museum. Apart from the sculptures of the Second World War there is a pencil of 26 feet height that will definitely catch your imagination. It is probably the biggest sculpture of a pencil anywhere in the world.
Museum of drinking water, Taiwan :
If you are looking for some water adventure then you should start at the Museum of drinking water in Taiwan. The museum showcases a pipe sculpture area, purification plant, a water pump station and a floral nursery. The museum exhibits the history of the development of the water system in Taiwan and receives visitors from every walk of life. There is a water park near the museum that is great for tourists looking for some aquatic fun after the crash course in Taiwan’s water system.
Museum of toilets, New Delhi :
Did you know that at one point of time methane gas produced from toilet was used as cooking fuel. One of the most interesting and controversial museums is the museum of toilets. The Museum holds toilet basins and seats that are as old as 2500 BC. Of course we can find many electronic models from technologically advanced Nations like South Korea and Japan. You can also find a decorated floral basin that was used by Queen Victoria and many thrones used by the royalties of the middle age. If that isn’t interesting enough, read the text that goes with these pieces for some crude toilet jokes and laugh along.
Museum of relationships, Croatia :
People in Croatia have a museum of heartbreaks. If you are looking to track down stories of heartbreak from history then this is the perfect museum to get started. Among other things, the Museum boasts of a stiletto that was kissed by a docile soul and an axe that was used to destroy the belongings of an ex lover. The museum of heartbreaks is in stark contrast to the country Croatia which is famous for its amazing National Parks and beautiful coasts.
Museum of death, USA :
Unlike other museums this Museum is meant only for adults . You should visit this Museum only if you have a strong heart. The Museum holds the world’s largest collection of serial murders carried out with some staged scenes as well. The collection includes some grotesque pictures and severed heads. Don’t be surprised to find human skulls and body bags in the museum . The museum of death is a perfect place to travel to during the time of Halloween.
Cup noodles Museum, Japan
This museum located in Japan is devoted to Cup noodles and the king of instant noodles Momofuku Ando. Homemade noodles was first invented in 1958. If you are a noodles lover then you will enjoy the craft of making noodles that has become such a great culinary delight earning billions of dollars around the world. You can learn the art of rolling, stringing and stretching noodles from a tutor inside the museum.