The Bunny Museum

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The Bunny Museum is a world record-holding museum dedicated to rabbits that was opened to the public in 1998, located in Pasadena, California, USA.[1][2] The museum currently holds more than 28,000 bunny related items.[3] Located in a residential neighborhood, entrance is by appointment and donation only. The museum is extremely eclectic and bizarre, holding every type of bunny replica imagined. Amongst the ever expanding collection there are ceramic bunnies, stuffed bunnies, cookie jar bunnies and a giant rabbit topiary on the front lawn. The strangest pieces may be the freeze dried rabbits, which were once household pets, which are now kept in a glass display case.[4] The museum has held the world record for "owning the most bunny items in the world" since 1999 when it was acknowledged by the Guinness World Records. At that point in time, it housed 8,473 pieces of bunny memorabilia.[5][6] The slogan of the museum is "The Hoppiest place in the World".[6][7]

The museum is run by Candace Frazee and Steve Lubanski, who started collecting the items after they began a tradition of giving each other new bunny gifts every day.[8][9]

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  1. ^ "California's Bunny Museum is the 'hoppiest place in the world". USA Today. March 28, 2010. Retrieved October 11, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Largest collection of bunny memorabilia – The Bunny Museum sets world record". World Record Academy. March 27, 2010. Retrieved March 28, 2010. 
  3. ^ Guinness World Records Largest collection of rabbits (bunnies)
  4. ^ Kreuzer, Nikki, "Offbeat L.A.: A Surreal Video Trip to the Bunny Museum", "The Los Angeles Beat", August 22, 2013.
  5. ^ Zamichow, Nora (January 8, 2004). "What is so funny about Bunny Museum?". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved October 11, 2010. 
  6. ^ a b Manning, Sue (March 26, 2010). "Museum hopping for more bunnies". Montegomery Advertiser. Retrieved March 28, 2010. [dead link]
  7. ^ Manning, Sue (March 24, 2010). "The world’s largest bunny collection". Yahoo! News. Retrieved October 11, 2010. 
  8. ^ Shaw, Joy C (February 15, 1999). "Bunny love – Pasadena couple collects only the cutest (and don't call them rabbits)". The San Diego Union-Tribune. Retrieved October 11, 2010. 
  9. ^ Zamichow, Nora (December 25, 2003). "Collection of Rabbits Keeps On Multiplying; Years ago, a couple exchanged bunny knickknacks. Now they've got thousands". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved October 11, 2010. 

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