Cryptozoology Museum in Portland, Maine
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International Cryptozoology Museum in Portland, Maine

Cryptozoology Museum in Portland, Maine

From left: A statue of Bigfoot outside the International Cryptozoology Museum; renderings of Bigfoot and an Orang Pendek (“wild short man”) of Sumatra; and fake cryptids, including a “jackalope,” a jackrabbit with antelope horns.

 (Susan Farlow)
Monsters in America: A cryptozoological map of the U.S. can be bought at the International Cryptozoology Museum.
Monsters in America: A cryptozoological map of the U.S. can be bought at the International Cryptozoology Museum.  (Susan Farlow )
Cryptozoology Museum in Portland, Maine

Yeti footcasts from Nepal, 1951.

 (Susan Farlow)
Behold a replica of the coelacanth, a prehistoric blue fish thought to have been extinct for 65 million years but which was found alive and well in 1938 off the coast of South Africa.
Behold a replica of the coelacanth, a prehistoric blue fish thought to have been extinct for 65 million years but which was found alive and well in 1938 off the coast of South Africa.  (Susan Farlow )
Cryptozoology Museum in Portland, Maine

Loren Coleman, a leading cryptozoologist and founder of the International Cryptozoology Museum, shows a Bigfoot tattoo

 (Susan Farlow)
Cryptozoology Museum in Portland, Maine

A letter from actor Jimmy Stewart that he sent to museum director Loren Coleman in 1989 in which Stewart discusses the hand of a Yeti from Nepal is on display at the International Cryptozoology Museum. 

 (Susan Farlow)
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