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Celebrate all things weird at the Oddities and Curiosities Expo

Oddities and Curiosities Expo
Posted at 10:23 AM, May 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-27 19:49:45-04

MILWAUKEE — Let's get weird Milwaukee! This Memorial Day Weekend you have the unique opportunity to celebrate all things odd, different, and weird at the Oddities and Curiosities Expo at the Wisconsin Center.

It's a showcase of vendors, dealers, artists, and small businesses that sell things from folk space art to strange medical devices to creepy clothing to 'funeral collectibles'.

“People get very squeamish over the wet specimens, over some of the taxidermy mounts, and sometimes don’t want to touch things, and will like run away from the table," Heather Clark, the owner of Sleeping Siren and has a booth at the event, said.

Wet specimens are like the jarred octopuses.

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On Saturday, the place will be filled with everything from taxidermy to creepy dolls to strange creatures and everything in between.

It’s okay if you’re creeped out. Robin Embry also has a booth here and is used to that.

“Otherwise you know its alright you don’t have to be into it you can be creeped out its alright," Embry, whose booth is called ArtbyRembry said. “And I use things like animal bones, baby head dolls, eyes, what ever I can get my hands on, and then I put them all together, and then I create art work,"

This is a traveling showcase that will go to 25 cities across the country. General admission tickets cost $12 if you buy them day of, or you can save $5 by buying tickets in advance. There is also 'The World’s Largest Traveling Freak Show for $7 and a Two Headed Duckling Taxidermy Class for $235.

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