These museums range from the unusual to the downright bizarre, and we want to visit them all!
1. Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising – London
We love this unique collection of packaging and advertising. Now you can see how brands have evolved in front of your very eyes!
2. British Lawnmower Museum – Southport, Merseyside
This museum dedicated to lawnmowers is one of the Worlds leading authorities on vintage models. They also have a brilliant display of Lawnmowers of the Rich and Famous! Where else would you be able to see lawnmowers owned by the likes of Prince Charles and Alan Titchmarsh?
3. The British Dental Museum – London
The British Dental Association’s museum of dentistry has approximately 25,000 items from the 17th century to the present day that illustrate how the UK dental profession has changed. If you’re scared of the dentist this might not be the place for you!
4. The Dog Collar Museum – Leeds Castle, Maidstone
This unusual museum dedicated to man’s best friend features dog collars spanning five centuries!
5. Old Operating Theatre Museum – London
Discover Europe’s oldest surviving operating theatre, dating back to 1822!
6. St. Albans Organ Theatre Museum – Hertfordshire
Go back in time and visit this amazing museum with its display of beautifully ornate theatre organs, as well as some self-playing mechanical instruments.
7. Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker – Essex
This cleverly hidden, three-storey bunker was designed to house central government in the event of a nuclear attack.
8. Museum of Witchcraft and Magic – Boscastle, Cornwall
This wonderfully quirky museum follows the history of witchcraft and magic in Britain from ancient times to the present day.
9. The Fan Museum – London
This unusual museum celebrates all aspects of fans, and features a collection that spans from the 12th century to the present day.
10. Colman’s Mustard Shop and Museum – Norwich
If you like mustard, then this is the place for you! This lovely little shop in the historic Royal Arcade is a replica of a Victorian premises.
11. The Pencil Museum – Keswick
Yes, there really is a museum dedicated to pencils!
12. The Cartoon Museum – London
This museum in the heart of London has original artwork from cartoons and comics, past and present. It also has a library with over 5,000 books and 4,000 comics!