Baltimore, Maryland: American Dime Museum (Gone) Team Field Report

2007 - Closed - collection auctioned.

American Dime Museum.

American Dime Museum
Mummies, human body parts, two-headed animal freaks -- this place has it all, in a collection of bizarre, exotic, and possibly phony oddities and anomalies. Closed in 2007, collection auctioned off. Report...
Lincoln's Last Bowel Movement
Loopy Lincoln Landmark: Framed and hanging on a wall in a museum. Report...

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Monkey waves farewell to the Dime Museum?

American Dime Museum

Sadly, I heard on the radio that the American Dime Museum shut its doors for good last weekend, and they auctioned off all of the freak displays. My friend and I tried to go a couple weeks ago and couldn't get anyone to answer the phone, and then when we drove by it was all dark inside. It's too bad, because of all places, a freak dime museum belongs in Baltimore!

[Monica Gallagher, 03/04/2007]

It's been a big loss for even an oddball-packed metropolis like Baltimore. The collection was sold piece by piece, with antiques dealers buying items simply to resell at a profit. And we haven't yet heard the fate of one of the most important exhibits: Lincoln's Last Bowel Movement. Was it auctioned, or scooped up secretly by the Power Elite?

American Dime Museum Escapes Horrifying Death!

The American Dime Museum in Baltimore, Maryland, which teetered on the brink of oblivion in 2005, has survived to amaze visitors in 2006. Those who like to look at mummified Peruvian Amazons and petrified Presidential poop should get out and visit this place, quick.

... [05/17/2006] Complete News Story

Dime Museum Needs 400,000 Dimes to Stay Open

Do you work for a corporation or a foundation? Do you have money?

... [12/01/2005] Complete News Story

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