Since 2012, this truly hidden museum has been displaying the seemingly ordinary as extraordinary in a tiny abandoned Tribeca elevator shaft. Oddities and quirky objects like a collection of cornflakes (yes, as in the cereal) and “not bombs” (items like a Taco Bell wrapper and a dildo with an LED light that were once mistaken for bombs) are displayed on the brightly lit shelves. The exhibits are eclectic to say the least, and the museum itself certainly leaves visitors with plenty of questions, both regarding their relationship to objects and to the nature of art.
4 Cortlandt Alley
|Cross street:||between Franklin and White Sts|
|Opening hours:||By appointment; visit twitter.com/mmuseumm for details.|
|Transport:||Subway: J, Z, N, Q, R, 6 to Canal St|
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