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A Vagina Museum is coming to London


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A Vagina Museum, aiming to take a holistic view of vaginas, the variety of people and animals who have them, and their place in culture, may be coming to London.

It's an unusual concept, but interesting nevertheless. The founder of the Vagina Museum, Florence Schechter, is also a science YouTuber; for one of her videos she was researching 'Top 10 Animal Vaginas' but she simply couldn't find any information. There just isn't enough vagina research out there, it seems; and while there's a penis museum but no vagina museum. Now that just isn't on, talk about equality.

"What is the only way to address this lack of vagina representation? Make your own vagina museum," she says.

The museum is not yet up and running but it's a work in process and will most likely be based in London, UK.

It'll take a holistic view of vaginas, and they intend to make the museum engaging and ensure visitors and the public can get involved in a range of ways. They will have four free permanent galleries; science, culture, society and history, including a gift shop, cafe, and a community outreach programme to shine a light on what it means to be homeless and a female. 

There will also be sexual assault survivors around and even workshops and events such feminist comedy nights, theatre, dance, concerts, art, quizzes, live drawings and basically anything else they can think of that will make their museum stand out just a little bit more amongst the others in London.

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