The Museum Of Medical History In Cleveland Is Not For The Faint Of Heart

Editor’s Note: (October 2019) The Dittrick Museum of Medical History is currently undergoing renovations and has temporarily suspended public tours and events while repairs are being made. The museum will reopen upon completion, so keep an eye on its website for updates!

Northeast Ohio is home to some truly unusual museums and roadside attractions, from the Museum of Divine Statues in Lakewood to the giant rubber stamp that captivates visitors in downtown Cleveland. But this museum stands out from other local attractions thanks to its delightfully creepy and fascinating exhibits, and, if you’re bold enough, it is an amazing destination for a day trip.

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On the corner of Adelbert and Euclid in Downtown Cleveland is a building that appears fairly unassuming, but within its walls is one of the most wonderfully weird collections in existence. This must-see museum traces its history back to 1898, and it continues to expand its collections and shock its visitors to this day. What is the weirdest museum you have ever visited?