Culture From Your Couch | Weird Wednesday Edition

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La Isla de las Muñecas

This week brings you more links to great virtual tours, articles, and more to scratch the itch for art & culture without leaving your house. On tap this week?  All things wonderful, weird, and creepy…

Pitt Rivers Museum Odditorum

Take a virtual tour through the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford, England. This museum within a museum is filled to the brim with curiosities. A free tour, from the privacy of your own home, is just a click away.

Atlas Obscura’s  Wonder from Home Series

These online experiences range across topics Atlas Obscura’s followers know and love, including “Supernatural Cats of Japan” and “Backstage With a Magician.”

Museums Battle for Creepiest Objects on Twitter

A weekly Twitter battle for museums highlighting their most disturbing collections

New Orleans Cemetery Tour

NOLA has some of the loveliest and spookiest cemeteries in the country.  Take a virtual tour of several of them from the comfort (and safety!) of home.

Winchester Mystery House

Full of ghosts and architectural puzzling novelty. one of California’s most unique attractions is offering a free virtual tour of the house built by the widow of the Winchester Rifle fortune.

Salem Witch Trial Tours

Get a taste of Salem and surrounding areas important in the infamous witch trials in the early days of the US.

The Paris Catacombs

A creepy look at the underbelly of a marvelous city.

Mexico’s Island of the Dolls  (La Isla de las Muñecas)

An exploration of this disturbing attraction just south of Mexico City, as well as its history and legend.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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