Offbeat Museums: A Guided Tour of America's Weirdest and Wackiest Museums (Hardcover)

Offbeat Museums: A Guided Tour of America's Weirdest and Wackiest Museums By Saul Rubin Cover Image
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From the Liberace Museum in Nevada to the Banana Museum in California to Leila's Hair Museum in Missouri, this illustrated guide carries readers into the most unusual collections ever gathered and put on display--and into the minds of the men and women who obsessively assembled them.

Think you've "been there, done that?" Well maybe you haven't quite seen it all. Saul Rubin's enthusiastic journey through the showcases of our country's weirdest wonders suggests that there are modern cabinets of curiosities all around--if you just know where to look. So take a step into these pages and be amazed to find The Cockroach Hall of Fame, The Museum of Questionable Medical Devices, Mister Ed's Elephant Museum, The UFO Enigma Museum, The Museum of Bathroom Tissue--and forty-five others!

Each entertaining listing features photos, descriptions, history, profiles and all of the essential information you need to plan a visit to one of these unique sites.

About the Author

The author of Offbeat Marijuana,Saul Rubin is a veteran journalist and has written for several top newspapers in the Los Angeles area. He currently teaches journalism at Santa Monica College. A native of Brookline, Massachusetts, he now lives in the Los Angeles area.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781579122560
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal
Publication Date: September 23rd, 2002
Pages: 240
Language: English