Lexington, Kentucky: Kentucky Water Fuel Museum (Gone)

On the suppressed topic of turning water into oxyhydrogen fuel.
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Closed in 2006
Status:
Gone

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Kentucky Water Fuel Museum

The self-funded Kentucky Water Fuel Museum opened in the summer of 2005 as a result of several months of enthusiastic research on the suppressed topic of turning water into oxyhydrogen fuel. It became apparent to curator James A. Robey that the general public had no clue about the many patents, news articles, and public demonstrations of water-powered cars. The decision was made that a museum must be opened to tell the story, and during 2005, since it marked the 200th anniversary of the first internal combustion engine car powered by hydrogen from water!

[James A Robey, 09/08/2008]
Water Fuel Museum

Unfortunately, the Water Fuel Museum has shut down and reverted to its former use. I guess the funds ran out, or maybe everyone just stayed away in droves. We're on the lookout for more of those little brown signs, and bet that it won't be long before a new technology comes along to thrill us.

[Edgar Mayes, 12/06/2007]
Kentucky Water Fuel Museum

We recently starting seeing a series of brown, state funded signs in town and along the interstate pointing us to the "Water Fuel Museum" As these signs are normally used for some pretty major attractions, we became intrigued and went looking for it. We found a 2,400-square-foot museum, located in a dumpy looking old machine shop, just around the corner from a gasoline storage depot (It has this really nice homemade light pipe sign on the front of the building.).

It is devoted to the use of water as a source of combustible fuel. Actually, hydrogen as a fuel, but it sounds better if you say water fuel. I've not been in to visit yet, due to the pricey admission and the chance that the guy running it is a crackpot, but I wonder how much state money (remember the nice signs I mentioned?) has been siphoned off of my taxes to support this crusade.

[Edgar Mayes, 08/31/2006]

They should be erecting giant billboards instead -- we never trust those little brown signs.

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