This Medical Museum In Thailand Is Way TOO CREEPY

Hidden far from the busy streets of Bangkok, Thailand, is a little museum that is equal parts fascinating and nightmarish called the Siriraj Medical Museum.

This Medical Museum In Thailand Is Way TOO CREEPYAt this point, you might be saying, “Medical museum? Isn’t that CREEPY?” Well, you’re abso-freakin-lutely right! This museum has some of the freakiest medical oddities in the world on display, and just seeing them might keep you up for weeks. 

However, in case you’re not convinced of the freakiness just yet, the Siriraj Medical Museum also goes by the nickname of “The Museum of Death.”

This Medical Museum In Thailand Is Way TOO CREEPY

 

Despite such a morbid nickname, the museum serves as a valuable source for doctors and medical students.

This Medical Museum In Thailand Is Way TOO CREEPY

 

The collection inside showcases a wide variety of medical oddities from around the world.

This Medical Museum In Thailand Is Way TOO CREEPY

 

The oddities inside range from “Wow this is interesting…” to “WHAT THE HELL?!”

This Medical Museum In Thailand Is Way TOO CREEPY

 

Just like this preserved fetus! Would you look at that!

This Medical Museum In Thailand Is Way TOO CREEPY

 

A cross section of the human infant.

This Medical Museum In Thailand Is Way TOO CREEPY

 

The result of a severe case of rickets. Because of a vitamin deficiency, the leg bones become weak and bend under the weight of the body.

This Medical Museum In Thailand Is Way TOO CREEPY

 

This child had hydrocephalus, a condition that occurs when spinal fluid is unable to drain from the head.

This Medical Museum In Thailand Is Way TOO CREEPY

 

 As you might imagine with a place like this, the museum is rumored to be haunted. (So,obvious isn’t it?)

This Medical Museum In Thailand Is Way TOO CREEPY

 

Despite the generally horrifying appearance of these exhibits, there is a certain reverence among the Thai people for those who suffered and ended up as exhibits in the museum.

This Medical Museum In Thailand Is Way TOO CREEPY

 

More so, it’s not uncommon to see candy left in the museum near the bodies of the children. The sweets are meant as an offering for their spirits.

This Medical Museum In Thailand Is Way TOO CREEPY

 

Yes, these are some pretty scary exhibits. However, it’s important to remember that before they were in this museum, these were real people suffering from real illnesses. Though it’s morbid to think about, at least their suffering was not in vain.

 

 

via Reddit

 

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