In 2013, soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo opened a museum dedicated to himself.
Up to 50% of the world's natural history specimens in museums are labeled incorrectly, according to a study.
Hitler planned to collect thousands of Jewish artifacts to build a "Museum of An Extinct Race" after the war.
There's an atomic bomb museum in New Mexico, where the first atomic bomb was detonated. The museum is only open 12 hours per year.
A Bonsai Tree planted in 1626 survived the atomic bomb at Hiroshima and now resides in a U.S. Museum.
Wonalancet, New Hampshire, boasts the world's only Antarctic dog museum, the Byrd Antarctic Dog Memorial Museum.
The work of an artist cannot be exhibited in the Louvre until he has been dead for at least sixty years. The only exception ever made to this rule was Georges Braque.
The Smithsonian Institution has over 30 million fossils in its paleontology collection and more than 24 million insect specimens.
The Library of Congress has 327 miles of bookshelves.
Old Lyme, Connecticut has the world's only museum dedicated to nuts. The world's largest nutcracker, 8 feet long, hangs outside on a tree.