Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Prof. Ouch's South Street OdditoriumA collection of freak show memorabilia that includes a Fiji mermaid, pygmy mummies, shrunken heads, a giant flesh-eating rat, and a midget's boot. Exhibits rotate, so call ahead if you want to be sure your favorite monstrosity is on display.
- 720 S. 5th St., Philadelphia, PA
- On the west side of S. 5th St. between Bainbridge and Monroe Sts. Next to South Street Signs.
- Th-M noon-7 PM or later. (Call to verify)
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Professor Ouch's South Street Odditorium pays tribute to the storefront Dime Museums of yesteryear with rotating displays, live events, and a collection of freak show memorabilia from many of the famous showmen. There's a Fiji mermaid, pygmy mummies, shrunken heads, a voodoo devil man, a giant flesh-eating rat, a midget's boot, and many more exhibits. And it's free! Philadelphia has a long history of museums and strange attractions.[prof ouch, 10/10/2012]