People go to the museum to adore the objects of artistic, cultural, historical, or scientific significance. Museum makes things available for public viewing so that we can learn about history and appreciate their beauty.
But there are museums where things like skeletons, brains, mummies, coffins, body bags, human body parts are kept in the display. And no matter how hard you try, they are likely to give you goosebumps and vivid nightmares. All these museums have some creepy things, and almost all of them are preserved in their real form. Before you visit any of the Museums mentioned below, you have to put on a really brave face.
Musee Dupuytren Museum has anatomical items illustrating diseases and malformations. These all are wax anatomical models, books and photographs. This museum includes liquid-filled jars containing deformed human body parts, conjoined twins, and babies that were born with exposed internal organs.
It has a creepy collection of real life examples of medical abnormalities. Also, there are wax models of human heads with bizarre cysts and brutally indefinable birth defects.
The museum contains brains of aphasic patients, which has been preserved in alcohol.
El Museo De Las Momias is a museum of mummies. They all are naked. It has believed that this museum depicts the brutal and humiliating tradition known as 'running the gauntlet' of ancient Rome. 'Running the Gauntlet' is a punishment in which convict is forced to run between two rows of soldiers and soldiers strike him with weapons.
The cholera outbreak naturally preserves the dead bodies. Corpses whose families could not afford the grave tax are now at the museum as mummies. The bodies appear to have been unearthed between 1865 and 1958.
This museum has all age mummies- kids to grown-ups. Museum has a total of 111 mummified bodies. This museum exhibits all mummies in their original forms.
The museum of death has stated their goal as 'making people happy for being alive'. Museum has everything related to death.
You can find everything from coffins, body bags, mortician instruments, execution devices, and morbid letters from the murderers.
And also walls are accentuated with sands for a more realistic effect. There is a display of a cross-section of the slice of the human head and a pair of rotten hands.
The Glore Psychiatric Museum shows the 130-year-old history of the adjacent state mental hospital, and also depicts the history of mental health treatment through the ages. They have some life-size models of primitive devices which are used to treat mentally ill people.
This museum includes medical equipment, staff uniforms, photographs, and artwork and writing created by the patients from the mental hospital.
This museum has artifact artwork of items that were removed from one mental patient's stomach such as 453 nails, 105 hair pins, 115 safety pins, and assorted nails, screws, buttons, hooks, tacks, and needles.
Criminal physiognomist Cesare Lombroso created this museum in the year 1898. Lombroso was obsessed with the idea of deviant behavior and criminal tendencies so he was always collecting different shapes and sizes of skulls. Dr. Lombroso head is also on display here, preserved in its glass chamber.
Things used in the crime scenes are also displayed in collections with full-size images of dissections, antique instruments, and weapons.
Dozens of complete skeletons, brains, and wax models of natural criminals and also drawings, photos, criminal evidence, anatomical sections of 'madmen and criminals' has been seen in the museum. The Italian Museum of Anthropology has over 400 human skulls.