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05 Nov 2015

American Sign Museum

American Sign Museum This unique gem in Cincinnati, Ohio has over half century of sign history.  Beginning with the fancy gold leaf glass signs of the early 1900s, through the pre-neon era of lightbulb signs, to the neon boom of the 1930s-1940s and continuing into the plastic 1950s.Guided tours are offered and are the recommended way to experience the American Sign Museum’s collection.  The staff is very knowledgable on sign...

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House of Wax: Anatomical, Pathological, and Ethnographical Waxworks from Castan’s Panopticum
04 Nov 2015

House of Wax: Anatomical, Pathological, and Ethnographical Waxworks from Castan’s Panopticum (Berlin, 1869-1922)

House of Wax  at the Morbid Anatomy Museum exhibits a selection of  waxworks once shown as part of Castan’s Berlin-based Panopticum (1869-1922). The full collection, never before exhibited in the US, will later be installed at the forthcoming Alamo Drafthouse in Downtown Brooklyn. Panoptica were popular throughout Europe from the 18th through the early 20th century. Like the dime museums and popular anatomical museums of the US, these largely...

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Morbid Anatomy Museum
03 Nov 2015

Morbid Anatomy Museum

Morbid Anatomy Museum Located in Brooklyn, New York, the Morbid Anatomy Museum is a 4,200 square foot non-profit institution dedicated to the celebration and exhibition of artifacts, histories and ideas which fall between the cracks of high and low culture, death and beauty, and disciplinary divides. The Morbid Anatomy Museum hosts the kind of temporary exhibitions that very few larger museums can produce; shows both large and...

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Museum of Sex
12 Feb 2015

Museum of Sex

Museum of Sex Located in New York, New York, the mission of the Museum of Sex is to preserve and present the history, evolution and cultural significance of human sexuality. Its collection includes over 15,000 sexually significant artifacts including works of art, photography, clothing and costumes, technological inventions and historical ephemera. Additionally, the museum houses both a research library as well as an extensive multimedia...

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New Orleans Pharmacy Museum
17 Jan 2014

New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

New Orleans Pharmacy Museum Listed on the National Register of Historic Places as an historic building within the Vieux Carre Historic District, the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum showcases its extensive collection and provides interpretive educational programs to present and preserve the rich history of pharmacy and healthcare in Louisiana; past and present. THE HISTORY OF LOUIS J. DUFILHO, JR. America’s First Licensed Pharmacist Dufilho’s most...

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