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59 Fascinating Museums

From Pop Icon Museums to Architecturally Intriguing Museums

— December 30, 2012 — Art & Design
Take a tour through one of these intriguing museums and they may teach you more then you bargained for.

As museums are chock full of interesting artifacts as well as objects of historical importance, they are great places to go to educate oneself on something you may not have previously known. There are the traditional museums that are typically found in every major city, which usually house a vast array of interesting exhibits including dinosaurs bones or artifacts of ancient civilizations. For those who are looking to deviate away from the norm and learn something that may not be found in textbooks, there are also several unorthodox museums that you could visit such as the Online Info Museum. Though the most important part about a museum is usually the content found inside, some of them have equally stunning and intriguing architecture that is not to be missed.


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Social Media Museums
Social Media Museums
The Museum of Me App Turns Your Facebook Profile into a Work of Art
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Search Engine Museums
Search Engine Museums
View Paintings from All Over the World at Home With Google Art Project
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Miniature Metropolis Museums
Miniature Metropolis Museums
The National Art Museum of China by OMA Boasts Ambitious Design
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Instant Meal Museums
Instant Meal Museums
Soak Up Some Culture at the Cup Noodles Museum in Yokohama
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Abandoned Zoo Graffiti Museums
Abandoned Zoo Graffiti Museums
An Italian Zoo Transforms into an Interactive Art Space
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Interactive Soccer-Themed Museums
Interactive Soccer-Themed Museums
Ajax Experience is the Next Generation of Sports Celebration
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Erotically Subversive Museums
Erotically Subversive Museums
Tasmania's Museum of Old and New Art is an Adult Disneyland
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Crucified Contemporary Campaigns
Crucified Contemporary Campaigns
These 'Museum MADRE' Ads Will Gather Attention
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Monolithic Glacier Museums
Monolithic Glacier Museums
The Glacarium Resembles the Very Formations it Hopes to Save
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Boozed-Up Museum Promos
Boozed-Up Museum Promos
Speakeasy 1220 at Museum of the City of New York
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Magnificent Melodic Museums
Magnificent Melodic Museums
The Daeyang Gallery and House by Steven Holl is Euphonic to the Eyes
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Floating Waterfront Museums
Floating Waterfront Museums
The Astrup Fearnley Museet is Set in Oslo's Canals
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Personal Online Museums
Personal Online Museums
'A Collection a Day 2010' Showcases Lisa Congdon's Collections
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Interactive Glacier Museums
Interactive Glacier Museums
'High Arctic' Reveals Wing Where Participation is Mandatory
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Feline Museums
Feline Museums
The Cat Museum in Malaysia is Specially for Cat Lovers
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Sweet Tooth Museums
Sweet Tooth Museums
The Brendan Jamison Sugar Cube Replica of the London Tate Modern
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Pop Icon Museums
Pop Icon Museums
Gary, Indiana to Open Michael Jackson Museum in Honor of the King of Pop
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Bathtub-Shaped Museums
Bathtub-Shaped Museums
Amsterdam's Stedelijk Museum Boasts a Fixture-Resembling Extension
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Secret Agent Auto Museums
Secret Agent Auto Museums
The Museum of Bond Vehicles + Espionage is Awesome
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Red-Topped Museums
Red-Topped Museums
The D.Gallery by Point b Design is a Nature-Surrounded Art Wonder
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Online Info Museums
Online Info Museums
The Big Internet Museum Opens 24/7 to Anyone with Online Access
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Inhabited Modernist Museums
Inhabited Modernist Museums
The Lyon Housemuseum is a Literal ‘Arthouse'
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Futuristic Cubed Museums
Futuristic Cubed Museums
The Nanjing Sifang Art Museum by Steven Holl Architects is Eye-Catching
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Museum Hotels
Museum Hotels
21C
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Franchised Art Galleries?
Franchised Art Galleries?
Louvre Museum to Franchise in Abu Dhabi Amid French Protest
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Art Futura
Art Futura
Spanish Festival of Art, Technology and Digital Culture
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Aquaman Friendly Museums
Aquaman Friendly Museums
Jason De Caires Taylor Takes the Fun of Underwater Sculptures to Cancun
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Obstruction-Free Museums
Obstruction-Free Museums
The Art Museum Gosta Demonstrates Spacial Innovation
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Outdoor Eco-Museums
Outdoor Eco-Museums
Switzerland's Tree Museum is Dedicated to Preserving Rare Trees
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Art Wrapped Architecture
Art Wrapped Architecture
'Louis Vuitton: A Passion for Creation' on Side of Hong Kong Museum
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Artistic Outdoor Museums
Artistic Outdoor Museums
Brazil's ‘Inhotim' Art Zoo is a Masterpiece
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Burnt Food Museums
Burnt Food Museums
Celebrating Really Bad Cooking
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In-Home Museums
In-Home Museums
Marc Da Cunha Lopes Keeps It Bony and Weird With 'SKLT'
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Deranged Nature Sculptures
Deranged Nature Sculptures
Andrew Nigon Creates Models that are Complex and Terrifying
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Obtrusive Orb Museums
Obtrusive Orb Museums
The Ordos Museum by MAD Architects is a Spectacle On the Outside as Well
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Refreshingly Rippled Museums
Refreshingly Rippled Museums
The Int'l School Museum of Flamenco is Fabulously Designed
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Multi-Color Museums
Multi-Color Museums
Modern Art is Somewhere Over the Rainbow at Brandhorst Museum
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Fashion Magnate Car Museums
Fashion Magnate Car Museums
The Ralph Lauren Car Collection Defines "Droolworthy"
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Skater Museums
Skater Museums
California Heritage Museum Hosts ‘Skateboard: Evolution and Art'
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Buried Marine Museums (UPDATE)
Buried Marine Museums (UPDATE)
The Jason deCaires Taylor Underwater Sculptures are Impressive
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Fashion House Museums
Fashion House Museums
The Gucci Museo in Florence Unveils Gucci's Secrets
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Elegant Exotic Car Museums
Elegant Exotic Car Museums
Porsche Panache Set in New Stuttgart Showcase
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Tunneled Art Museums
Tunneled Art Museums
The Museum Liaunig Takes Artistry Underground
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Panoramic Rainbow Rooftops
Panoramic Rainbow Rooftops
The ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum Has a Colorful Circular Walkway
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Toilet Art Museums
Toilet Art Museums
Website Features Commodes from Iconic Art Galleries
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Otherworldly Art Museums
Otherworldly Art Museums
Waterflux Alpine Ice Research Station Looks Extraterrestrial
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Cliffside Museum Concepts
Cliffside Museum Concepts
Charlotte Wilson Reimagines an Old Bunker for a Women of War Museum
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Monolithic Museums
Monolithic Museums
Diller Scofidio and Renfro Design an Epic Veiled Structure
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Eco Museums
Eco Museums
San Francisco's Academy of Sciences
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Cliff-Hanging Cantilever Museums
Cliff-Hanging Cantilever Museums
The Wine Museum in Lavaux by Mauro Turin Architects is Extreme
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Anti-Drug Wax Exhibition in Moscow
Anti-Drug Wax Exhibition in Moscow
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Modern Merperson Museums (UPDATE)
Modern Merperson Museums (UPDATE)
'The Vandenberg' Chronicles Life Under the Sea
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Collapsing Cube Architecture
Collapsing Cube Architecture
The Taipei City Museum of Art Looks Like Its Caving In
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Sinuous Ribbon Museums
Sinuous Ribbon Museums
Winding Layers of Steel Craft the Design Museum Holon
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Indoor Forest Museums
Indoor Forest Museums
The Andrea Branzi Maribor Museum Takes Inspiration from the Forest
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Glass Monument Museums
Glass Monument Museums
The Salvador Dali Museum is a Piece of Architecture with Many Mediums
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Drive-In Museums
Drive-In Museums
China's Automobile Museum Never Makes You Get Out of the Car
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Subway Art Museums
Subway Art Museums
The Stockholm Metro Brings Culture to Public Transit Stations
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Museums for Rescued Letters
Museums for Rescued Letters
Berlin's Buchstabenmuseum is a Typographer's Dream
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