If, when thinking about weird artifacts in museums, you’re reminded of an old whale tooth, or maybe an uncommon gun from the 1700s, you might want to revise your definition of “weird”. You can't imagine what strange items are exhibited in some museums – many of which very few people would ever think about preserving! Let's check out a few of the most interesting ones.
1. A Slice of Route 66
The collectors of the Smithsonian have always worked hard to document every part of American culture – this is probably why they’ve also taken a sizable chunk out of the famed Route 66 and put it on display. The item features a 50-foot long piece of concrete that used to belong to the Oklahoma section of the popular road.