Inside Portland, Oregon's Strangest Museum...
The Freakybuttrue Peculiarium and Museum is one of Portland's hidden gems. First meet Bigfoot!
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It was opened in 1967 by an explorer named Conrad Talmadge Elwood who loved all things weird
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It's full of fun photo opps and interactive oddities like this display of color.
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And some gruesome miniatures and dolls houses that aren't what you'd expect
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Many of the items are incredibly rare or one of a kind including memrobilia, photograps, and art
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And you're never quite sure what you'll see between the cracks or around the next corner...
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If you've ever wanted to learn about the history of spontaneous combustion, this is where it's at.
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Or simply pose with a giant Krampus
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Sone things are truly disturbing like this life-like organ harvesting scene
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Whereas other things are not quite as lifelike but no less 'shocking'
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The truly brave can try the buried alive experience by hopping in the coffin
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But perhaps the mad artwork everywhere is more your thing.
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A museum of surprises. Dont forget to visit the gift shop! And explore other Portland gems like...
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Like the Portland Japanese Garden
And Powell's City of Books
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