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Encyclopedia > Erotic museum

A sex museum is a museum that displays erotic art, historical sexual aids, and documents on the history of erotica. They were popular in Europe at the end of the 1960s and during the 1970s, the era of the sexual revolution. Since the 1990s, these museums are often called erotic museums or erotic art museums instead of sex museums. The National Gallery in London, a famous museum. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Erotica. ... A sex toy is a term for any object or device that is primarily used in facilitating human sexual pleasure. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Erotic art. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

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Notable sex museums

Europe

A Phallic carving, an exhibit on display at The Erotic Museum, Paris A miniature erotic scene, an exhibit on display at The Erotic Museum, Paris Musée de lÉrotisme, or The Museum of Erotic Art, Paris is a museum devoted to the erotic art collections of antique-dealer Alain... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur Tossed by the waves, she does not founder Coordinates : , Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) Administration Subdivisions 20 arrondissements Département Paris (75) Région ÃŽle-de-France Mayor Bertrand Delanoë (PS) City (commune) Characteristics Land Area 86. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Amsterdam Location Flag Country Netherlands Province North Holland Population 742,951(1 January 2005) Coordinates Website www. ... A red-light district is a neighborhood where prostitution is a common part of everyday life. ... The red light district in Amsterdam De Wallen, also known as Walletjes or Rosse Buurt, is the largest and best-known red-light district in Amsterdam, a major tourist attraction. ... A birdseye view of Amsterdam circa 1544, looking south. ... This article is about the year. ... Entrance to Herbertstraße; sign to the right of the gate reads No entrance for juveniles under 18 years of age and women. The Reeperbahn is a street in Hamburgs St. ... Hamburgs Motto: May the posterity endeavour with dignity to conserve the freedom, which the forefathers acquired. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... The Beate Uhse Erotic Museum (German: Beate Uhse Erotik-Museum) in Berlin, Germany, opened in 1996. ... This article is about the capital of Germany. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Copenhagen (IPA: , rhyming with pagan (the way the Danes themselves pronounce the capitals name when saying it in English), or , with a as in spa; Danish IPA: ) is the capital of Denmark and the countrys largest city (metropolitan population 1,115,035 (2006)), at present made up of... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Barcelona – Greek: (Ptolemy, ii. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Saint Petersburg (Russian: Санкт-Петербу́рг, English transliteration: Sankt-Peterburg), colloquially known as Питер (transliterated Piter), formerly known as Leningrad (Ленингра́д, 1924–1991) and Petrograd (Петрогра́д, 1914–1924), is a city located in Northwestern Russia on the delta of the river Neva at the east end of the Gulf of Finland... Grigori Rasputin Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin (Russian: ) (22 January [O.S. 10 January] 1869 – 29 December [O.S. 16 December] 1916) was a Russian mystic with an influence in the later days of Russias Romanov dynasty. ... The Farnese Hercules The Museo Archeologico Nazionale Napoli (Naples National Archaeological Museum) is located in Naples, Italy. ... Naples (Italian Napoli, Neapolitan Nàpule, from Greek Νέα Πόλις - Néa Pólis - meaning New City; see also List of traditional Greek place names) is the largest city in southern Italy and capital of Campania Region and the Province of Naples. ... The term Secret Museum (or Secret Cabinet/Gabinetto Segreto) principally refers to the collection of erotic or sexually explicit finds from Pompeii, held in the Naples National Archaeological Museum, Naples, Italy. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A computer-generated depiction of the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79 which buried Pompeii, from Discovery Channels Pompeii: The Last Day. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Venice (Italian: Venezia, Venetian: Venexia), nicknamed the city of canals, is the capital of the region of Veneto and of the province of Venice in Italy. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... London is the capital city of England and of the United Kingdom, and is the most populous city in the European Union. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Secretum is a name given to Cupboard 55 in the Department of Medieval and Later Antiquities at the British Museum, London. ... The centre of the museum was redeveloped in 2000 to become the Great Court, with a tessellated glass roof by Foster and Partners surrounding the original Reading Room. ... London is the capital city of England and of the United Kingdom, and is the most populous city in the European Union. ...

America

The Museum of Sex, known as MoSex for short, is a sex museum based in Manhattan in New York City. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... For other uses, see United States (disambiguation) and US (disambiguation). ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Miami Beach is a city located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ...

Asia

  • The first sex museum in China opened in 1999 in the center of Shanghai; in 2001 it moved to the outskirts of the city. It was variously called "Museum of Ancient Chinese Sex Culture" or "Dalin Cultural Exhibition" after its founder, sexologist Dr. Liu Dalin. In early 2004 it moved again, to Tongli, and is now known as the China Sex Museum, with over three thousand erotic artifacts. [13] [14]
  • India's first sex museum opened in Mumbai (Bombay) in 2002. [15]
  • South Korea's first sex museum, Asia Eros Museum, opened in Seoul in 2003. [16]
  • The small National Museum of Erotica in Canberra opened in 2001 and closed in 2003.
  • In Japan, there are many sex museums called "Hihokan (House of Hidden Treasures)" everywhere across the country. They are located in amusement centers in popular sightseeing spots or spa resorts, and ran by individuals, not by organizations. They date back to the 1960s–70s; more recently such type of amusement resorts for elder men have declined, and many personal sex museums closed in the 1990s.[17] [18] [19] [20] [21]

1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Shanghai (Chinese: 上海; pinyin: ; Shanghainese: ), situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is Chinas largest city by population. ... Sexology is the systematic study of human sexuality. ... Liu Dalin, also sometimes Dalin Liu or Ta-lin Liu, (born c. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bombay redirects here. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Seoul (Sŏul|서울) ) is the capital and largest city of South Korea (Republic of Korea). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Canberra (disambiguation). ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... // The term spa is traditionally used to mean a place where water that is believed to have special health-giving properties occurs. ...

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1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ...

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There's also a Spanish hard rock group called "Sex Museum". [22] Hard rock is a form of rock and roll music which finds its closest roots in early 1960s garage rock and psychedelic rock. ...


 
 

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