Not everyone is drawn to museums the way history and archaeology lovers are. However, there are still many museums which can definitely attract the common travelers. This article is about four such strange museums in India that are totally worth your time and effort.
Bengaluru’s Nimhans Brain Museum
Who can imagine that a city as beautiful as Bengaluru could have one of the scariest museums you will ever see? Set up in the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, the museum houses 300 specimens of the brain which have been collected from donors and road accident victims. The damaged and ravaged brains will leave you scared to death. The fact that the museum is located in the basement of the institute makes it even more spooky. To add to the excitement, you can also get to hold a real brain as your tour ends.
Sulabh International Museum of Toilets in Delhi
This world-famous museum is definitely one of the strangest museums around the world. The museum is dedicated to the global history of sanitation and toilet. Some of its rare exhibits date back to 3000 BCE. One is always fascinated to watch toilet pots made of gold and silver that were used by the Romans. It also houses toilet seats of the Victorian era.
Hyderabad’s Sudha Car Museum
A brainchild of Guinness World Record holder K. Sudhakar, this is the only handmade car museum in the entire world. What makes this museum strange is that it houses unconventional vehicles which leave the visitors fascinated. You can see cars of various shapes like the shape of cameras, footballs and burgers to name a few. There’s even a condom shaped car!
Mayong Central Museum and Emporium in Assam
This is another museum that may leave visitors a bit scared. The museum is situated in the village of Mayong which is famed for its black magic practice. The museum displays weird items which are used in rituals related to Black magic. Its exhibits include local artifacts, witchcraft manuscripts and scary skulls. You can also get to learn about the origins of Tantra and how ancient rituals were performed to cast healing spells.