Our Favorite Unique Museums in Massachusetts
As a digitizing company forged on the importance of preserving bits of family history, we appreciate the work that museums do. Massachusetts has a rich history, and extensive collections of cultural museums, from world renowned, to downright strange. We have rounded up some of the lesser known, and quite unique, museums in the Commonwealth State. How many have you been to?
Maps of Antiquity of Chatham
If you are interested in Cartography this is the place for you. This museum in an 18th century Chatham farmhouse, houses over 15,000 charts, maps and prints.
Museum of Bad Art
Collecting some of the area’s lesser developed artisan work, this museum located in Somerville Theater’s basement, has been showcasing subjectively “bad” art for over 25 years.
Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History
Avid collectors will find glee in this Weston museum, which displays a diverse collection of stamps and philately.
Dedicated to the art of animation, special effects and claymation this small museum in western Massachusetts specifically outlines the history of this cinematic industry in the Berkshires.
In association with the renowned engineering school, this museum houses an extensive of technologically significant artifacts, including photography, science and architecture.
This unique Boston attraction allows you to stand inside the Earth and experience the relative proportions of the countries and oceans that cannot be truly scaled on a map.
A truly one of a kind stop in Rockport, this house is made entirely out of rolled paper, including a newspaper- mached piano.
Museum of Burnt Food
Yes, this museum is an entire collection of carbon-full culinary catastrophes. You can check out their spattering of toasty waffles in Arlington.
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