Quirky museum 2001

In 2001, Baltimore was home to the American Dime Museum, a tribute to the ballyhoo and hucksterism of 19th-century museums and sideshows. The museum closed, and its oddities were auctioned off in 2007.

( Kim Hairston, Baltimore Sun photo / December 31, 2005 )

In 2001, Baltimore was home to the American Dime Museum, a tribute to the ballyhoo and hucksterism of 19th-century museums and sideshows. The museum closed, and its oddities were auctioned off in 2007.

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