Lexington, Kentucky: Transylvania's Moosnick Museum

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300 N. Broadway Rd, Lexington, KY
On the campus of Transylvania University. North side of the city, on the north side of W. 3rd St. between N. Broadway Rd and N. Upper St. Parking on N. Upper St.
Tours by appt only; email jday @ transy.edu. Best times are March-April or Oct.-Nov. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Please bring donation.
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Transylvania's Moosnick Museum.

Transylvania's Moosnick Museum

Little-known collection of weird 19th century medical curiosities, including a two-headed baby, a giant hairball, and meat that fell from the sky in 1876.

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Politically Connected Stomach Hairball

The hairball is the most famous artifact in this little-known collection, a brown orb as big as a birthday balloon that was pulled from a cow's stomach in 1848.

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Immense Hairball

Regarding the battle of the biggest hairballs: Transylvania's Moosnick Museum specimen clearly smokes the 38-inch Kansas contender, with a circumference a full five inches larger.

[Jamie Day, 01/22/2020]

Other giant hairballs have been sighted in East Lansing, Michigan, and Webster, South Dakota, but this one may be the biggest of them all.

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