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Osteology refers to the study of bones and that basically sums up what the Museum of Osteology is about, which was founded by Jay Villemarete in October 2010. The museum may have been a labor of love for Villemarete, but it also took seven hard years to complete. His efforts however had already paid off, having welcomed already over a thousand visitors in just a month?s operation. The museum currently boasts of over three hundred skulls and skeletons in its collection with more to come. The specimens feature skeletal systems of reptiles, birds, and mammals as well as humans, including a bullet-pierced skull. A good part of its collections were exported from China and India while some were donated by zoological parks and private benefactors. The museum sells skeletal remains through Skulls Unlimited International, the museum?s for-profit operation, but human skeletal systems are only exclusively offered to medical students and doctors.

One of the museum?s masterpieces is a humpback whale skeleton that hangs from the museum?s ceiling. Transportation alone cost approximately $25,000 and the specimen also required a two-year cleaning period as well as two months of reassembly work.
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