A potted history of Japan’s car industry delights at the Petersen Museum

This Datsun Model 16 Coupe is actually a pre-war Japanese car. [credit: Jonathan Gitlin ] LOS ANGELES—Like most nerds, I love spending time in a good museum. It doesn’t matter if it’s planes, video games, cars—even creationists. (OK, that last one wasn’t good, per se.) When it comes to good car museums, the Petersen Automotive Museum […]

Celebrate the “Miracle on the Hudson” Flight at the Carolinas Aviation Museum

Celebrate Flight US1549 at the Carolinas Aviation Museum Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include […]

Try your hand at being an operator at the Roseville Telephone Museum

Enlarge / An early 1910-era magneto telephone. (credit: Cyrus Farivar) ROSEVILLE, Calif.—I don’t know about you, but I marvel that, with a tiny device in my pocket, I can instantly hear the voice of any of my loved ones, any time, essentially for free. Of course, this wasn’t always the case. I’m old enough (nearly […]

Google’s AR Pocket Gallery turns your phone into an art museum

You can certainly view paintings on your phone, but you can’t truly recreate the feeling of seeing a masterpiece in museum. Google thinks it can get close, though. The search giant has introduced a Pocket Gallery feature to its Arts & Culture app that uses augmented reality to create virtual art galleries, starting with one […]

Knocking their socks off: Russian player’s kit item becomes first World Cup exhibit for FIFA museum

Russia knocked the socks off millions around the globe with their performances at the World Cup this summer, so it’s perhaps fitting that midfielder Roman Zobnin will provide exactly that item of kit to the FIFA Museum. Zobnin played every single minute of Russia’s wondrously unexpected run to the quarter-finals in their home tournament, where […]

The 14 most repulsive dishes in Sweden’s new Disgusting Food Museum

Anja Barte Telin / The Disgusting Food Museum One of the most unappealing museums in the world has just opened in Malmö, Sweden — for members of the public who are brave enough to visit, that is. The Disgusting Food Museum features such delicacies as bull penis (pictured above), spicy rabbit heads, mouse wine, and […]

Taste the World’s Grossest Cuisines at This Disgusting New Museum

Taste the World’s Grossest Cuisines at This Disgusting New Museum Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does […]