Top 5 Weird Museums in London

Pollock’s Toy Museum
Pollock’s Toy Museum

London Has numerous Museums and these are top one, two, etc.” style=”margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline;”>5 Weird museums that are visited by visitors frequently. Please check them of while you are traveling in London.
1. Grant Museum of Zoology

Grant museum Zoological was founded in 1828 as a teaching collection for education purposes. The museum contains full of Skulls, of animals, specimens, skeletons, preserved in fluid. It houses more than 67,000 Specimens in the museum from the animal kingdom.

 

Grant Museum of Zoology
Grant Museum of Zoology – Source

The Grant Museum allows analysis, inquiries and the collection is available for the analysis group for study and testing.

Top 10 collections from this museum are as follows:

Skulls in Grant Museum
Skulls in Grant Museum – Source

1. Giant Deer:   This ice-age wonder went vanished about 7000 decades ago.

2. Thylacines : dog-like carnivorous marsupials

3. Anaconda Skeleton : snake skeleton is unusually displayed wrapped around a branch that lived in London.

4. Brain Collection : variations between the minds of a variety of animals and a reptile.

5. Dodo Bones : Grant museum only the one displays bones in trays.

6. Quagga Skeleton : Skeleton of this South African zebra, extinct since 1883.

7. Jar of Moles : bizarre objects in the Museum’s collection

8. Blaschka Glass Models 9. Bisected Heads 10. Qrator IPads

2. Wellcome Collection, Bloomsbury

At Bloombury Wellcome Collection is an excellent Photography Exhibition Trail. The museum is opened Saturday and Sunday throughout the year. Some of the features are listed below about this museum.

Wellcome Collection, Bloomsbury
Wellcome Collection, Bloomsbury – Source

Mind-Altering Graffiti Art, Street Dance, Sporadix and N’krypt’d perform at Wellcome Collection, Gumboot dancing workshop, Dance performance by The Place, Foot facts and toe tales.

Easy to reach using Russell Square Tube Station, that travels from underground and takes 1 minute to reach.

3. Horniman Museum, Forest Hill

The museum is located in the Forest Hill, London, as it is opened in the year 1901 by charles Harrison Townsend in the style of Arts and Crafts. At the first Museum was founded by Frederick John Horniman.

Phorusrhacos
Phorusrhacos – Source

Some attractions of this museum are skulls of animals, White Bear, stuffed penguin, garden,
Deinotherium & Australopithecus, Sabre-toothed Tiger, Phorusrhacos.

Horniman Museum
Horniman Museum – Source

The Horniman Museum and gardens are  inspiring in South London Forest and free attraction for travelers.  The Museum offers several things that we can enjoy here. Some of them are African Dance, African Drumming, Lewisham Healthy Walks, Community Music Day, Horniman Farmer’s Market, Hands-On-Masks.

Horniman Garden
Horniman Garden – Source

Opening Hours: Daily 9:10 am.” style=”margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline;”>10.30am – 9:10 am.” style=”margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline;”>5.30pm, except 24 – 26th December, when we are closed. Garden will be opened from Monday – Saturday: 7.15am – sunset.

4. Freud Museum, London

Freud Museum was founded by Sigmund Freud in the year of 1986 after escaping of the Nazi annexation of Austria.  After the death of Sigmund, his daughter Anna Freud continued to stay there until her death 1982  and her wishes was to convert it to museum, finally it was done to public, after her death in 1986.

Freud Museum, London
Freud Museum, London – Source

Freud’s study bedroom, kitchen everything converted into museum and some of the rooms were made into office.

Freud’s Bedroom
Freud’s Bedroom – Source

5. Pollock’s Toy Museum

Pollock Toy Museum is a small museum that is located in London England. The museum rooms consist  of toys that were used to sell and it is even run today by the grandson of the founder Marguerite Fawdry. Robert Louis and Stevenson Portraits are still there for remembering them.

Pollock’s Toy Museum
Pollock’s Toy Museum – Source

A series of Antique Toy theaters and traditional toys are available in this museum.

Toy’s Museum
Toy’s Museum – Source

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