Ten "Cabinets of Curiosities" and Unique Collections from around the World (PHOTOS)

PHOTOS: BIZARRE ART: Ten Favorite 'Cabinets Of Curiosities' Around The World

Before they made a TV show about Hoarders, steadfast collectors were once held in great esteem. During the Renaissance, the "cabinet of curiosities," or wunderkammer, was a style of curation in the spirit of the sublime junk drawer, a display of weird stuff that didn't go anywhere else. A few hundred years out of fashion, they're starting to pop up again, and we've put together ten examples of our favorites, both full-fledged cabinets of curiosities and the sorts of specialized collections they might draw from. -Travis Korte

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