Marsh's Free Museum
Long Beach, Washington
409 Pacific Ave
Marsh's Free Museum is a large curiosity shop that features antique fortune tellers, peep shows and a love meter, a taxidermy collection, a bowl made from human skin, an authentic shrunken head, and of course Jake the Alligator Man, the mummified remains of a half-man half-alligator creature.
They also sell an assortment of souvenirs and antiques, from typical to quirky.
Jake the Alligator Man (W11A0155)
The most famous attraction at Marsh's is Jake, the mummified half-man/half-alligator creature on display in the back of the store.
Big Gorilla on the Marsh's Roof (W11A0153)
While you're in the area, check out these sights:
- World's Largest Frying Pan, Long Beach, Washington
- World's Largest Razor Clam, Long Beach, Washington
- Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, Cape Disappointment State Park, Ilwaco, Washington