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Swissvale, Pennsylvania: Trundle Manor - House of Oddities Team Field Report

7724 Juniata St., Swissvale, PA
South of Pittsburgh on I-376. After the Squirrel Hill Tunnels take the first exit and stay right toward Swissvale. Turn left at the stop sign, right onto South Braddock Ave., left onto Westmoreland Ave., then right onto Columbia Ave. Trundle Manor is on the corner of Columbia Ave. and Juniata St.
By appt. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Donations of cash or exhibits welcomed.
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Trundle Manor.

Trundle Manor - House of Oddities

Curated by artists Mr. Arm and Velda von Minx, Trundle Manor exhibits dead things in jars, vintage taxidermy, antique medical devices, weaponry, coffins, sculptures and more. Report... [09/22/2013]
Swissvale, Pennsylvania - Tales from Trundle Manor
Trundle Manor: Trundle Manor in Swissvale, Pennsylvania, is the self-described art house/tourist trap and home of artists Mr. Arm and Velda. [09/22/2013] Complete Story...

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Deformed hand cast.

Trundle Manor - House of Oddities

You can text or email to request a tour, which are given a few nights a week. Trundle Manor is their actual home, so don't arrive super early, since you won't be admitted until the scheduled time.

[Shelly Rabuse, 08/28/2023]

Turtle mom and baby chicks.

Trundle Manor - House of Oddities

This is Velda Von Minx, one of the proprietors of Trundle Manor. We are still unfortunately closed for tours due to Covid-19, but we look forward to reopening soon!

[Velda Von Minx, 10/13/2020]

Two artists, trapped in a house with only their imaginations, bones, animal carcasses, and plenty of thread. What could go wrong? Velda, we patiently await the return of Trundle Manor!

Trundle Manor.

Trundle Manor - House of Oddities

Trundle Manor, conveniently located right off the Parkway in Swissvale, is the home of the Secret Society of Odd Acquisition, as well as a Wunderkammer/House of Oddities. A fun, quirky "tourist trap" destination, you will find one of the most bizarre collections in the country featuring dead things in jars, vintage taxidermy, antique medical devices, rusty cleavers and other weaponry, coffins, Steam Punk sculptures, various types of artwork, and even a Singing Tumor and Dancing Midget!

Also an artists' residence, tours are by appointment only. Tours are free, but the owner/collector, Mr. ARM, asks for a donation (which includes dead and/or weird things to add to the collection!)

[Rachel Rech, 05/29/2010]

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