A roundup of five articles showcases museums that will surprise and delight you.
Looking for a place to hit a gong? We know where to go. Want to see a metal squeegee used by ancient Romans after bathing, or a 1958 Fender Stratocaster signed by Dick Dale, or a jailhouse that starred in The Goonies? We can help you with that, too. These five articles salute wonderfully curious collections.
The Musical Instrument Museum: 5,000 instruments in Phoenix, Ariz.
Neon Museum: Electric signs of yesteryear in Vegas
Museum of Clean: A collection in Idaho celebrates cleanliness
Jimmy Buffet's Surf Museum: Margaritas and boards in Honolulu
Oregon Film Museum: Memorabilia from The Goonies in an old county jail
Photography courtesy of Neon Museum
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