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中国日报网 2018-05-18 17:20

5月18日是国际博物馆日(International Museum Day)。这一纪念日在1977年由国际博物馆协会发起,旨在提高人们对博物馆的了解和关注。今天我们就为大家介绍八个全球最奇特的博物馆,从分手博物馆、糟糕艺术博物馆到死亡博物馆,可谓无奇不有。

Luoyang Ancient Tombs Museum


The Luoyang Ancient Tombs Museum is devoted to the display of ancient Chinese tombs. The museum is located on 3 hectares covering Mang Hill, a historic burial ground in Luoyang city, Central China's Henan province.


Established in 1984 and opened to the public in 1987, the museum sits in a complex of grand buildings in the architectural style of the Han Dynasty (206 BC-220).


The museum has two sections, one under the ground and the other above ground. The aboveground portion features models of tombs from the Stone Age to the Han Dynasty, as well as restored funerary objects and displays of funeral rituals. The underground portion contains 22 tombs from Henan province. These tombs, shown in three halls, belong to the Han, Wei (220-265), Jin (265-420), Tang (618-907) and Song (960-1279) dynasties.


The tomb of Emperor Xuanwu of Northern Wei is the highlight of the museum, as Luoyang was the capital of the Northern Wei Dynasty from 493 to 534.


The Underwater Museum


Do you fancy an undersea exploration but have no idea where to go? Then the underwater museum at the bottom of Lake Grublsee in Austria can be a good choice.


This incredible museum is a mecca for adventurous divers. It features not only replicas of ancient artifacts and people -- including Jesus Christ, Egyptian pharaohs, old cannons and praying statues -- but also fun, quirky pieces like the Statue of Liberty, aliens and skeletons.


Diving enthusiasts can fully satisfy their curiosity on their museum tour as long as they aren't frightened by floating skeletons and shark statues.


The Museum of Human Anatomy


The Museum of Human Anatomy at the Second University of Naples in Italy, founded sometime between the late 18th and early 19th century, has been open to the public since March 2016. The museum, established mainly for educational purposes, has two sections – one on normal anatomy and the other on pathological anatomy.


The section dedicated to pathological anatomy, a branch of science that studies anatomical deformities due to changes caused by diseases can give viewers the shivers. Here you can see preserved fetuses, Cyclopean heads and numerous finds of monstrosities in formalin or alcohol.


It is one of the most important anatomy museums in the world and even contains a humerus prepared by the great Flemish anatomist Andreas Vesalius in the 16th century.


The Frog Museum


Have you ever seen frogs play dominos around a table? At the Frog Museum in Estavayer-le-Lac, Western Switzerland, you can witness this interesting scene.


Opened May 28, 2015, the museum is a fun place to visit as it features a collection of 108 stuffed frogs presented in scenes from everyday life.


The Museum of Bad Art


Enjoying too many art treasures might have made you a little fed up and dizzy. Then visiting the Museum of Bad Art based in Boston, Massachusetts, may give you a quite different visual feast.


As its name implies, all pieces have made their way to the museum for being too bad to be neglected. All of the obscure paintings have been found in yard sales, rescued from the trash or donated to the museum by astounded art critics. These failed artworks are drawing large crowds for being grossly vulgar or hellishly ugly. When viewing such an astonishingly bad collection of failed art, be prepared to laugh your head off.


The Museum of Death


Although its name may sound a little grim and gloomy, the Museum of Death located on the NevskyProspekt, 5, in St. Petersburg is a great cultural learning experience and a must-see in the city.


There are displays of different cultural traditions all around the world regarding death. Right at the entrance you will meet the cheerful skull from Mexico. You will get acquainted with the gods of death in Nigeria and Egypt and see the spirit of death in Hong Kong.


Other exhibits on display are the death masks from the Vatican, fashion skeletons from Italy, and a collection of bizarre tombstones and urns from around the world. What makes visiting a museum a fun experience is that after being a guest of Death, you will leave there alive.


The Museum of Broken Relationships


After relationships hit a dead-end street, gifts and mementoes that were once treasured and carefully kept may wind up in dustbins or being burnt to ashes. Now, a newly opened museum in London tries to immortalize these mementoes, be they funny, sad or just plain bizarre.


The Museum of Broken Relationships is an exhibition of romantic mementoes, donated by "brokenhearted” contributors from all over the world. Exhibits range from teddy bears, love letters and a collection of Marcel Proust's novels to rather more unusual artifacts, such as handcuffs and an axe used to smash a former girlfriend's furniture.


Upside Down House


Another must-see museum in St. Petersburg is called the Upside Down House. This museum features an apartment where everything is flipped upside down.


It’s very popular with tourists for good reason. When you walk into the house, you will immediately feel quite disoriented and find the entire museum very impressive.


With each item in the apartment turned head over heels, you would experience the bewilderment that comes with standing on the ceiling.