23 Unique Museum Exhibits. Nothing Compares!

    23 Unique Museum Exhibits. Nothing Compares!
    Greg

    3:14 AM EDT, June 4, 2024

    Though most of us find museums rather boring, believe me that each of them has got something special. No matter the period of history, there are plenty of interesting things to find out. They are perfect places to find out how we became the masters of the planet.

    #1 An iron balustrade made in 1870 by Moreau brothers in Chantilly Castle

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    Reddit/SnorriGrisomson

    #2 A 2000-year old ring with sapphire, thought to have belonged to Caligula, the Roman emperor. The image on is believed to represent his fourth wife

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    #3 The only stuffed blue whale in the world, made in 1865

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    Reddit/eam2468

    #4 A marble sculpture by Giuseppe Sanmartino, dating back to 1753, exhibited in Cappella Sansevero in Naples. According to a legend the statue was covered with a cloth which, as a result of chemical reactions, turned into stone

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    Reddit/Fuckoff555

    #5 Pope Clemens XI (18th century) and his coach-limousine

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    Reddit/Wikipedia

    #6 The leg bone of a Patagotitan, one of the largest dinosaurs that ever lived on our planet

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    Reddit/natureismetal

    #7 The armor of Ferdinand II, made by Lucio Piccino

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    Reddit/innuendoPL

    #8 An arm prosthesis made in 16th century

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    Wikipedia

    #9 A Viking helmet from the iron age with a mint-condition chain armor (at its bottom)

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    Reddit/GaGator43

    #10 A golden ornament worn on the head by aristocratic Sumerian women 4,500 years ago

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    Reddit/GaGator43

    #11 Though it looks like a statuette, it is in fact a helmet made of iron, gold, silver, wood, paper, silk, canopy, horse hair and coating

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    Reddit/Fuckoff555

    #12 The roads in ancient Rome were built with such precision and care that some of their parts can be still found intact today

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    Reddit/bigmeat

    #13 A siege helmet dating back to 1610-20. A person wearing it must have looked like a dragon fly

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    Reddit/Jokerang

    #14 A daguerreotype image of workers building a canal in New York (1855)

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    Reddit/chubachus

    #15 A well preserved surgery knife used in ancient Rome

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    Reddit/imperiumromanum_edu

    #16 This picture was drawn about 700 years ago by a seven-year old boy called Onfim, who lived in the area of present Novgorod (Russia)

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    Reddit/Llamatook

    #17 A French anatomy dummy dating back to 1760. Pay attention to the removable abdomen

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    Reddit/Chubachus

    #18 This kind of boats was used by Vikings. They were so light that they could take them out of water and hide somewhere

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    Reddit/innuendoPL

    #19 A 2000 year-old make-up base from ancient Rome

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    Museum of London

    #20 An intricately finished armor of Maximilian II, the Austrian emperor, with the image of Hercules

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    Reddit/Fuckoff555

    #21 The size of David by Michele Angelo

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    #22 A 2,300 year-old shoe of a Scythian woman found in the frozen land of the Altay Mountains (central Asia)

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    Reddit

    #23 An astronomical clock in Prague made in 1410. The oldest, still working, clock of this kind in the world

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    The 2,000 year-old Roman public bath in Algeria, still open for fans of hot water

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    Reddit/bigmeat

    Have you ever seen any intriguing exhibits like those above?

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