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6 Peculiar Museums in the United States


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Liberace Museum and Foundation, Las Vegas, Nevada

The Liberace Museum, located in Las Vegas, houses Liberace's world-famous collection of 18 rare and antique pianos, including a rhinestone-covered Baldwin grand and a mirror-encrusted concert grand. Also on display are the showman's bejeweled, sequined, and rhinestone-encrusted costumes; jewelry; and cars, including a rhinestone-laden roadster and a mirror-tiled Rolls-Royce. In addition, Liberace's lavish bedroom from his Palms Springs estate is recreated in all its glittering splendor. The Liberace Foundation, located in the museum, offers scholarships to talented students pursuing careers in the performing and creative arts.