The Creepiest Artifacts in Museums Around the World

Most people associate museums with incredible art and important historical artifacts that define certain eras of the world. Many don't realize that there's a museum for just about anything, including creepy, gross, and macabre art and artifacts. These are some of the weirder exhibits out there...

A Scientific Severed Head

This is the severed head of Peter Kürten. He was a German serial killer from the 1930s. At the time, he was known as the "Vampire in Dusseldorf." In order to study the mind of a serial killer, his head was saved after he died. Now, it resides in Ripleys Believe or Not! Museum in Wisconsin. 


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The More You Know

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  • Within three days of death, the enzymes from your digestive system begin to digest your body.
  • There are approximately three million shipwrecks at the bottom of the ocean.
  • In Ancient Egypt , priests plucked their bodies bald.
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