Below are 5 of the Skåne's weirdest and wackiest museums, compiled for your wide-eyed, slack-jawed viewing pleasure. If a trip around region isn't in the cards for you any time soon, you can check out this list and pretend you're on a wonderfully weird skåne tour.

The Beatles Museum

The Beatles Museum

Located just east of Trelleborg, this ambitious collection of Beatles-related props and memorabilia includes records, movies, books and souvenirs. See Ringo Starr’s drums, George Harrison’s guitar and the group’s traditional Vox-speakers. The place is tiny and is only open when the owners are there, but for the true fan a visit here is a must.

Ystad studios- an experience center for film in Ystad

Ystad studios- an experience center for film in Ystad

Few people have missed the murder mysteries solved by Inspector Kurt Wallander, a series of books and murders that has put Ystad on the Nordic Noir map. Ystad studios is an experience center for film and movies honouring this popular series and movie making in general, giving visitors a chance to see film presentations, try their hand at making their own animations, meet the people behind the films, have a go at trick filming and much more.

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Kannibalmuseet - Arnold’s cabinet of curiosities

Kannibalmuseet - Arnold’s cabinet of curiosities

Globetrotter Arnold has gathered a collection of curiosities on his trips, so large that it prompted him to found his own little museum at home: Arnold’s Cannibal Museum. Having travelled over 100 countries, Arnold is full of stories and will guide you through his collection of shrunken human heads, shark jaws and different cultural objects and tools from around the world. The museum is only open for pre-booked visits, so be sure to call in advance.

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Birgit Nilsson Museum - a tribute to “la Nilsson”

Birgit Nilsson Museum - a tribute to “la Nilsson”

Iconic Swedish opera singer Birgit Nilsson grew up in Båstad on the west coast of Skåne. Now turned into a museum in honour of ”La Nilsson”, this well preserved home tells the story of a simple life without electricity or running water, but rich in talent and dreams of a musical future. Birgit Nilsson’s carrier is depicted in images, movie clips and tunes. After the tour you can have coffee in what was once the old stables.

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Bärnstensmuseet - The Swedish Amber Museum

Bärnstensmuseet - The Swedish Amber Museum

Located on the Höllviken peninsula, south-west of Malmö, this unique museum shows amber in all imaginable shapes. Study the small insect fossils preserved in the golden stones and explore the temporary exhibition. After your visit, why not go hunt for amber? The best time and place to look is on the beach after a storm. Ask for help in the museum and they will tell you where to go to treasure hunting.

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