- Associated Press - Monday, December 15, 2014

SEATTLE (AP) - Travelers looking for something beyond top attractions like the Space Needle in Seattle might consider adding a weird museum or two to their itineraries.

There are museums devoted to unusual topics all over the country, from a museum with a collection of moist towelettes in East Lansing, Michigan, to a museum about ventriloquism in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky.

In Seattle, there’s a Dialysis Museum at Northwest Kidney Centers. Northwest opened the free museum two years ago to celebrate its 50th anniversary as a pioneering medical treatment center. The museum shows the history of dialysis through machines and photographs. Some machines were one-of-a-kind devices created with spare parts, including a “traveling kidney” in a suitcase.

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