Portland, Oregon: Freakybuttrue Peculiarium and Museum

Eclectic weirdo collection and interactive experiences, created by Mike Wellins. Features a 75 million year old Wooly Giraffe Mammoth, an ice cream shop where you can eat bugs, and a photo-op Alien Autopsy.
2234 NW Thurman St., Portland, OR
On NW Thurman between NW 23rd and 22nd. Northwest side of the city. I-405 exit 3 toward US Hwy 30 W. Immediately take the Vaughn St. exit, then immediately turn left onto NW 23rd Ave, then take the first left onto NW Thurman St. The Peculiarium will be a half-block on the right (south) side, in the pink building.
Daily 10-8 (Call to verify)
$5; dogs and decent costumes get in free.
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Portland, Oregon - Bigfoot, Aliens, Bug Food Thrive In The Peculiarium
Freakybuttrue Peculiarium and Museum: Would you rather eat ice cream that's been sprinkled with dead bugs, or have a photo of yourself being disemboweled by aliens? At the Peculiarium in Portland, Oregon, you can have both. [05/02/2011] Complete Story...

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Freakybuttrue Peculiarium and Museum

Very small museum that has zombies, Bigfoot, and a coffin you can climb in. They also sell edible bugs which taste like popcorn.

[Jolynn, 06/06/2016]

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