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Museums Are Sharing Their Creepiest Exhibits And They’re Truly Frightening

List RulesVote up the weirdest objects lurking in these museums.

It is a date that will live in infamy: April 17, 2020. Depending on your tastes, this is the day that the Yorkshire Museum's Twitter issued either the coolest or most unforgivable challenge in social media history: asking other museums to show off the creepiest objects in their collections. 

What followed was a curator battle for the ages, a race to discover which of humanity's many repositories of art, antiquaries, and mummified cats could lay claim to the world's creepiest exhibit. Even the tamest of these exhibits is enough to inspire creepy museum ghost stories, so be warned - there's some freaky stuff down below. 

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