You thought museums are only about paintings and display of things? Well, think again because you might not be aware of some of the spectacular unique museums in the world. These galleries don’t exhibit the usually history things, but what they display and how they display has captured the attention of the world. Let’s know about three such unique and splendid museums which will totally have their way to your must-visit travel list.
Madame Tussauds, London
One of the most well-known museums in the world, Madame Tuassads is a spectacular wax gallery which portrays wax figures of many famous and popular faces across the globe. From your favorite celebrity to your favorite leader, you will find wax carving of all of them. Founded by Madame Anna Marie Tussauds, the museum opened for public in 1835. Currently, there are many branches of the museum in different cities like Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Washington D.C and Beijing to name a few. It takes some serious accurate measurement, work and assessment to make a single wax sculpture to perfection. In all, it involves six months of efforts and nearly 2,400 Ibs of wax to carve out a figure. The Madame Tussauds in London is one of the most famous tourist attractions portraying one of the most amazing and rare art works in the world.
Cancun Underwater Museum, Mexico
For adventurous people, museums are usually not the place, but what if you are in an underwater museum that actually requires scuba gear? Well, the Cancun Underwater Museum is just the place we are talking about. Located at Mexico, Cancun Museum opened in 2013; the museum is home to 500 submerged sculptures. Two important people behind the creation of this marvelous museum are Jaime Gonzalez Canto and sculptor Jason DeCaires Taylor. The depth of place is around 3-6 meters; you can either go for witnessing the museum in a boat with glass bottom or snorkeling. Another important goal behind this museum is to develop a natural coral reef, and hence, all the submerged statues and sculptures are built from pH-neutral clay so that in future there can be an ecosystem and marine growth here. After the museum opened, every year thousands of tourists visit the place to explore more about this underwater exhibition.
International Spy Museum, Washington D.C
All of us love a good spy story, and at one certain point have thought and wished to be a part of that world. So what if James bond is a fiction, we still love him. But now, there is a real place telling stories about real spy and giving a tour of that mysterious world we only have heard stories about. The International Spy Museum in Washington D.C is the only largest place to exhibit more than 750 espionage items and artifacts to public. The place was officially opened to public in 2002, and displays the history of espionage world dating back to the some of the ancient empires and revolutionary wars. The international spy museum is just the place giving insights into the real spy world.