Visit one of the Web’s coolest (and kookiest) museums

The Museum of Bags is just that: a collection of 7,000-plus “paper, plastic, ceramic, silver, glass, straw, vinyl, and burlap” bags. Some are from the 19th century, others from the present; most of the ones we’ve seen are weird and neat. The physical collection is housed in Virginia—and, for the moment, viewable only on the Web. But the website is crisp and efficient, and if you click around a bit you’ll discover that this museum’s history is also a story of love, loss, and memory.

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Visit one of the Web’s coolest (and kookiest) museums