11 Unusual Museums Around the World

The Lourve, the Met, the Uffizi Gallery – all iconic destinations that are must-sees in each of their respective cities. But what about the Instant Ramen museum in Ikeda, Japan? Or the pinball museum in Seattle, Washington? Despite maybe not having as much historical significance, these museums are sure to provide a fun way to spend an hour or two in any travel venture. Take a look at the ones we found for you here:

1. Cow Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands 

Cow Museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Photo by Emma King

2. Museum of Sex, New York City, New York

3. Museum of Broken Relationships, Zagreb, Croatia

Museum of Broken Relationships in Zagreb, Croatia

Photo by John B

4. Miniature World, Victoria, British Columbia

Miniature World in Victoria, British Columbia

Photo by Sophia Field

5. Museum of Death, Los Angeles, California

6. Musa (Underwater Sculpture Museum), Cancun, Mexico

MUSA in Cancun, Mexico

Photo by freetobe_mel

7. Seattle Pinball Museum, Seattle, Washington

Seattle Pinball Museum in Seattle, Washington

Photo by Gaby

8. Biomuseo, Panama City, Panama

Biomuseo in Panama City, Panama

Photo by Karin Dhaese

9. Icelandic Phallological Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland

Icelandic Phallological Museum in Reykjavik, Iceland

Photo by Travel Bug

10. The Instant Ramen Museum, Ikeda, Japan

The Instant Ramen Museum in Ikeda, Japan

Photo by Omima M. Miki

11. International UFO Museum And Research Center, Roswell, New Mexico

International UFO Museum And Research Center in Roswell, New Mexico

Photo by Bill Dillard

Check out our Entertainment list for more fun ways to spend a few hours! And if you find yourself in an unusual museum—or have a favorite you want to shout about—be sure to share it on Trover!