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Pig Museum, Stuttgart, Germany
If I told you the world’s biggest pig museum is in Stuttgart, would you think I was telling you a porkie?
Well, I’m not. Lying to you is a loin I wouldn’t cross.
When I found out that there was a Pig Museum (or Schweine Museum, in German) in Stuttgart, I was so excited it was almost enough to make me squeal. So I immediately trotted off there chop chop. I didn’t want to miss piggy.
The museum opened in 2010 in the old administration building of a slaughterhouse. Since then it has grown to the point where it has more than 50,000 items on display. The museum is less about the pig itself, and more about what we, as humans, have done with the pig image. And, gee, do we ham it up!
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