Brooklyn, New York: Morbid Anatomy Museum

An outgrowth of the personal collection of founder Joanna Ebenstein, "at the intersection of death and beauty." Rare instance of a blog spawning a physical museum. Closed from lack of money in Dec. 2016. Reopened April 2018 in a much smaller space.

Green-Wood Cemetery

Address:
Micieli Place, Brooklyn, NY
Directions:
Green-Wood Cemetery. Inside the Fort Hamilton Gatehouse at Fort Hamilton Pkwy and Micieli Place.
Hours:
Sa-Su 11:30-4:30
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The Squirtle.

Morbid Anatomy Museum

Interesting collection of books in the library, as well as various oddities. A stretch to call it a museum (and charge $8). The lobby, which also hosts a coffee house, had the more interesting items.

[Dawn Custer, 05/15/2015]

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