An offspring of the now-defunct Morbid Anatomy Museum, this 1,000-square-foot cupboard of curiosities is slated to open in a brand new, everlasting location on Sept. 18. It homes a whole bunch of, nicely, morbid artifacts and books, resembling antiquated medical tools, taxidermy, funereal ephemera and skeletons. You needn’t have a fascination with morbid and the macabre to take pleasure in this house, nevertheless it would possibly assist you to raised recognize, say, the taxidermied two-headed duckling, varied rubber human physique elements as soon as used for medical instruction, or the wall of books on the whole lot from the philosophy of dying to historical funeral rites. The museum’s new facility is situated in Trade Metropolis, a posh of erstwhile waterfront warehouses in Sundown Park, Brooklyn, that now home galleries, boutiques, eating places, bars and, shortly, one museum of morbid mementos.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/way of life/journey/new-york-city-best-small-museums/2021/08/12/41ad063a-f926-11eb-8a67-f14cd1d28e47_story.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_lifestyle | Had you fill of the Met? Go to these six quirky New York Metropolis museums as an alternative.