If you love seeing carefully curated collections of (somewhat random) fascinating things that were gathered together by someone who was passionately interested in each individual subject, you will LOVE this museum! For instance, in one afternoon at this museum you could watch an amazing demonstration of how antique musical automata work, followed by a visit to a thriving bee colony, followed by a walk into a room filled with brilliantly-colored phosphorescent rocks. There is not much in the way of less-interesting, related information; the bees, and the brilliant displays next to them about bees, were not next to other displays about ants and termites and weevils and other social insects of the world. That was fine by me. To me, everything in the museum was randomly fascinating. If you go, try to go at a time that will include 2pm, because that's when a docent will give you a tour through the musical automata, and that is a wonderful experience. Our docent today was Shep, who was utterly charming. When he started up the musical instruments, it was truly magical - I felt like I was standing in a dance hall from 100 years ago. Highly recommended!
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