Thursday 30 June 2022

4 Odd and Unique Museums You Should Visit in the US

What is the one thing that travellers and tourists like do for sure when they visit a new place? 

Of course, the correct answer is they love to visit the local landmarks, attractions and the most famous museums in the area. Despite all of they significant archaeological findings, some people can find museums a bit boring sometimes. But, there are a few establishments in the United States where you don’t have to worry about such a thing. How do they manage to do that? It has to do with their displays. 

You will find a great variety of quirky and unusual museums all around the US.

Although most tourists do not seem to know most of these kinds of museums as they seem more interested in the history and arts of the place they’re visiting, you should devote even a bit of your time to such establishments if you want to live like a local.

A tip for saving time so that you can go to a museum like the ones you’ll find below is to rent a car. By booking a car with Enjoy Travel, you can be sure that you also save money as you will find excellent cars at best prices. A bonus tip is that you should look up as many strange museums in the area you are about to visit as possible in advance. This article is a great start!

International Spy Museum in Washington DC

Have you watched all the James Bond or the Mission Impossible movies? Now you can be the spy! You get to not only learn all about renowned spies and important intelligence operations but also see tools that have been used for the discreet acquisition of secrets and confidential information. Additionally, you put your spying skills to the test by decoding encrypted messages and trying to keep your spy identity secret.

Museum of Bad Art in Somerville

Artists aspire to see their paintings framed and displayed in museums and galleries. However, they would not be so excited to see their work at the Museum of Bad Art even though only the highest quality of bad art pieces make it to the exhibition. And if you have a painting or a sculpture that you believe that it matches with the museum’s goal, you can actually donate it. Not to mention that you can buy your favourite piece of their huge collection.

National Video Game Museum in Frisco

If you are a video game enthusiast, you should definitely visit this museum in Texas. You will learn everything there is to know about the video game industry’s past, present and future while you will also have the chance to get to know and join a community of gamers. 

Idaho Potato Museum in Blackfoot

This is one more museum that is exactly what its title says it is, no matter how strange it might sound. In this museum, you will get to learn not only about the rich history of the cultivation of potatoes in Idaho but also fun trivia about potatoes in general. 

Have you been to any museums or attractions that really stood out to you? Let me know in the comments below. 


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