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Great Museums: Celebrities Edition

Celeb%20Museums.jpgBurt Reynolds & Friends (Jupiter, Florida): The mission of the Burt Reynolds and Friends Museum is to preserve the history of the cultural contributions of Burt Reynolds, and provide educational opportunities to young actors and filmmakers.

Long Island Music Hall of Fame (future home in Long Island, New York): “...dedicated to the idea that Long Island's musical heritage is an important resource to be celebrated and preserved for future generations.” Members include Perry Como, George Gershwin, Joan Jett, Billy Joel, and Twisted Sister.

Museum of Celebrity Leftovers (Kingsand in Cornwall, England): “The Old Boatstore cafe in Kingsand has started displaying the leftovers of the likes of Pete Doherty and David Bailey… Now the food scraps from an array of famous names are on show in the Museum of Celebrity Leftovers, displayed under matching glass domes on a specially-erected shelf.”

Dr. Nick's Memories of Elvis touring exhibit (locked in an airport hangar in Nevada): “Includes a stuffed dog, a desk carved by Elvis' Uncle Vester, a .38 Smith & Wesson, the laryngeal scope used to examine the King's throat, and the official red strobe light issued to Dr. Nick in case he needed to race to Graceland for an emergency.”

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