Saturday, April 30, 2016

Z Is For Zagreb: The Ex Axe and Other Mementos At the Museum Of Broken Relationships #AtoZChallenge

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"An ex-axe", exhibit in the Museum of Broken Relationships, Zagreb, Croatia. Photo by Robert Nyman


      I wish that the title of my final #AtoZChallenge post was the title of a fiction piece. It's perfect. But the Museum Of Broken Relationships (which grew out of a traveling exhibit) exists, and is housed in a very real place - Kulmer Palace, in the Upper Town area of Zagreb, Croatia.
     Items in the display include an axe used to chop up a girlfriend's furniture after she fell in love with someone else, jewelry, underwear, and assorted broken things associated with broken hearts.
     You can donate your own heartbreak collection, if you wish. There are links at the museum's Home Page.
     If you live in the USA, you might consider donating your mementos - and the stories behind them - to Los Angeles’s new Museum of Broken Relationships.
     I wonder if it will have a celebrity or reality TV wing?



  1. So glad to hear the axe was used to chop up the girl's furniture, not the girl!
    Congratulations on completing this year's AtoZChallenge!

    Gail’s 2016 April A to Z Challenge

  2. that's interesting way to deal with heartbreaks. thanks for stopping by on my blog

  3. Congratulations on completing the challenge!
    @ScarlettBraden from
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  4. The 'ex axe' - that's a classic! I also was fearing the worst. I bet that was very liberating for the poor guy. Hope he wore safety glasses :)

  5. Glad to know that you completed your challenge. Congratulations! Keep doing good work.

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