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Occult Museum I found this to be interesting. I knew that lots of museums displayed many odd and unusual items especially history museums but I never knew there was a museum that had to do with the paranormal. Ed and Lorraine Warren are paranormal investigators and they chose to display items from their career of ghost-hunting and demon-busting in their own Occult Museum. The museum has been open since 1952 when the Warrens founded the New England Society for Psychic Research in the U.S. Items and artifacts that have been touched by evil are kept in the basement of their home. During their time they were well-known lecturers in their paranormal field. They researched and looked into such high profile cases of demonic mischief as the popular…show more content…
The odd and unusual collection includes everything imaginable like a supposed vampire’s coffin and a child’s tombstone said to have been used as a satanic altar. Visitors can see death curses, demon masks and psychic photo which line the walls of the museum. All of these are accented by plastic props from Halloween stores to set the mood. The most abundant of items appear to be cursed dolls and one of the highlights of the museum is a Raggedy Ann doll called Annabelle, which supposedly killed a man. She sits in her own glass case with a haunting red light in the back ground. I think it might be advisable to add a sign – Don’t break the glass. At this point I’m not sure if I wouldn’t run from this museum screaming or if I would be horribly fascinated because I am a great horror fan but sometimes enough can be enough. In 2006 Ed Warren died but the museum continues under the car of Lorraine Warren and their son. However I am sure that Ed is around all the time as well. If you are into the supernatural or really interested in things to do with the occult you might enjoy a visit to the Warrens’ Occult Museum in Monroe, Connecticut. Perhaps this
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