Organ museum? Sweetie, I don’t hear any music!

May 15, 2008

Blog Guy, I bet I’ve been to about every museum in the world. Can you think of any I may have overlooked?

How about the penis museum, in Iceland? They’ have 261 preserved specimens. There’s no human variety yet, but four guys have promised to donate theirs upon death. One donor has named his Elmo. Another is a 93-year-old dude, but he’s rethinking on account of shrinkage with age.

Whoa! My family would love that! Is there a gift shop?

Yes. You can buy wooden carvings, and utensils with penis bone handles, and lamps with shades made from… Oh, never mind…

Is the penis museum open to the public?

Yes. You don’t have to be a member.

A MEMBER? How long have you been waiting to use that play on words?

Most of my life.

Fairly graphic slideshow and story


A hamster penis bone is viewed through a magnifying glass at the Icelandic Phallological Museum in Husavik, May 8, 2008. REUTERS/ Bob Strong

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What is the plural of “penis”? Is it “peni”?

Posted by K | Report as abusive

Most guys probably view the concept like a My Front Lawn Museum; we would be aware of it but would not care to spend all day in intellectual contemplation of the objects. Now, show us a penis game…

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

It’s easy to join the International Society Phallologicists. One simple form and you’re in.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive

I’m not sure which is more disturbing: the fact that I wasn’t previously aware of this museum – or the fact that I have a whole thread about places like this.

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