A “Museum of Poo” has opened in the UK

A “Museum of Poo” has opened in the UK


Poo, Number 2, feces, excrement….there are
many words for it. Some people like to talk about but it isn’t
often that we look at it. But on the Isle of Wight you can do just that
at the aptly named National Poo Museum. There they’ve got 20 different varieties of
waste…ranging from ones we’re more used to dealing with baby poo To a whole lot of animal dung. It’s the brainchild of the Ecclestone George
collective – of which Daniel Roberts is But more than people just having a fascination
with poo – there’s actually a scientific reason. In order to place the poo in resisn, it has
to be completely desiccated that takes around an hour for insect poo and a couple of weeks
for a lions – the team designed and built a special machine just for the job. Once placed in the resin it’s then placed
in a specially designed vacuum chamber – built just for poo encapsulation. The exhibition is set to go on tour around
the UK – meaning we’ll all get to lift the lid on what we usually flush away

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