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A brand new museum in Brooklyn, dedicated to the artifacts and ideas which fall through the cracks
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    Museum Admission for two (normally $20!), plus an exclusive thank you postcard and your name on our website's donors wall!!

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    ADMISSION + GIFT!
    Museum Admission for two, plus your choice of either a Morbid Anatomy Totebag, a Morbid Anatomy Mug, or a Morbid Anatomy T-shirt. And an exclusive thank you postcard and your name on our website's donors wall!!

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    ADMISSION + ANTHOLOGY!
    Museum Admission for two, plus our newly released Morbid Anatomy Anthology, an exclusive thank you postcard and your name on our website's donors wall!!

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    ANTHOLOGY + GIFT!
    Our newly released Morbid Anatomy Anthology, plus your choice of either a Morbid Anatomy Totebag, a Morbid Anatomy Mug, or a Morbid Anatomy T-shirt. And an exclusive thank you postcard and your name on our website's donors wall!!

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    MEMBERSHIP!
    A one-year membership for one to the Museum, an exclusive thank you postcard and your name on our website's donors wall!!

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    MEMBERSHIP + GIFT!
    A one-year membership for one to the Museum, plus your choice of either a Morbid Anatomy Totebag, a Morbid Anatomy Mug, or a Morbid Anatomy T-shirt. And an exclusive thank you postcard and your name on our website's donors wall!!

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    MEMBERSHIP + ANTHOLOGY!
    A one-year membership for one to the Museum, plus our newly released Morbid Anatomy Anthology, an exclusive thank you postcard and your name on our website's donors wall!!

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    COMPLETE SWAG PACKAGE
    Swag Package: Tote bag, Mug, T-Shirt, Anthology, plus an exclusive thank you postcard and your name on our website's donors wall!!

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    MEMBERSHIP + COMPLETE SWAG PACKAGE!
    Swag Package: Tote bag, Mug, T-Shirt, Anthology, plus a one-year membership for one to the Museum, an exclusive thank you postcard and your name on our website's donors wall!!

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    MEMBERSHIP + EXCLUSIVE WALTER POTTER TAXIDERMY PRINT BY JOANNA EBENSTEIN!
    Exclusive, never-before-seen 16" x 20" print by artist (and our Creative Director) Joanna Ebenstein of the amazing anthropomorphic taxidermy of Walter Potter. This will be a truly collectible print, that will only be available to backers of this Kickstarter, and will never be offered again. Plus a one-year membership for one to the Museum, an exclusive thank you postcard and your name on our website's donors wall!!

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    MEMBERSHIP + FREE LECTURES FOR A YEAR!
    Get unlimited admission for a full year to every Morbid Anatomy lecture, party, and special event. Last year we hosted over 75 talks on taxidermy, the history of medicine and anatomy, death and dying, and a myriad of other topics--and we're just getting started! An estimated value of over $750, you'll be the most erudite person amongst all your friends. Plus a one-year membership for one to the Museum, an exclusive thank you postcard and your name on our website's donors wall! (Note: does not include workshops.)

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    MEMBERSHIP + MANUSCRIPT CRITIQUE WITH COLIN DICKEY!
    Colin Dickey, author of Cranioklepty and Afterlives of the Saints, and a regular contributor to Lapham’s Quarterly and the Los Angeles Review of Books, will critique your nonfiction manuscript. Includes both written feedback and an editorial discussion (either in-person, or via Skype). Plus a one-year membership for one to the Museum, an exclusive thank you postcard and your name on our website's donors wall!

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    MEMBERSHIP + PRIVATE TOUR OF RYAN MATTHEW COHN'S PRIVATE COLLECTION!
    A private tour of collector Ryan Matthew Cohn’s one-of-a-kind assemblage of antiques, beautiful taxidermy, anatomical preparations and unique objects. Cohn, star of Science Channel’s Oddities, will give you a personalized walk through of his New York City home and his collection. Plus a one-year membership for one to the Museum, an exclusive thank you postcard and your name on our website's donors wall! (Backer must provide her/his own transportation to New York City.)

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    MEMBERSHIP + SHOOTING RANGE TRIP WITH MIKE ZOHN!
    Spend an afternoon with Mike Zohn, star of Science Channel’s hit show, Oddities, at a shooting range with a selection of his antique, rare, and mind-blowing guns. Mike will bring several guns from his collection (which may include an AK-47, a 12 gauge shotgun, or a Russian Maxim belt-fed semi-automatic machine gun, among many others), give you around 1,000 rounds to fire off. The range is located in Eaton, PA, about an hour outside of NYC. (Backer must provide her/his own transportation to the range.) Plus a one-year membership for one to the Museum, an exclusive thank you postcard and your name on our website's donors wall!

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    MEMBERSHIP + MARK DION PRINT!
    A specially commissioned print by artist Mark Dion. An extremely limited edition of 30, signed and numbered by the artist, unframed. 6 inches by 8 inches. Plus a one-year membership for one to the Museum, an exclusive thank you postcard and your name on our website's donors wall!

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    MEMBERSHIP + NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS COLLECTIBLE SET PIECE!
    These generously donated Halloween Town gates from the Nightmare Before Christmas measure 25 inches high by 24 inches wide and 5 inches in depth. This piece was cast during the production of the film and may have been used as a stand-in or background. It is not the screen-used “Hero” gate, but it is still a very rare piece and is perfectly identical to the original. Made of hard resin, it is displayed on a base and donated by a Nightmare Before Christmas collector who has ties to the original crew of the film. Plus a one-year membership for one to the Museum, an exclusive thank you postcard and your name on our website's donors wall!

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    PRIVATE EVENT!
    A private event at the Morbid Anatomy Museum for you and up to 120 guests. Host a party, hold a wedding or a reception—either way, it will be a one-of-a-kind venue for an unforgettable evening.

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    EARLY BIRD SPECIAL--MEMBERSHIP + GIFT! A one-year membership for one to the Museum, plus your choice of either a Morbid Anatomy Totebag, a Morbid Anatomy Mug, or a Morbid Anatomy T-shirt. And an exclusive thank you postcard and your name on our website's donors wall!!

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    MEMBERSHIP + 2 SIGNED STANLEY BURNS BOOKS!
    A copy of Stanley B. Burns’ "Sleeping Beauty II: Grief, Bereavement and the Family in Memorial Photography, American & European Traditions" and "Sleeping Beauty III: Memorial Photography: The Children", both signed by the author. Plus a one-year membership for one to the Museum, an exclusive thank you postcard and your name on our website's donors wall!

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    MEMBERSHIP + MANUSCRIPT CRITIQUE WITH NYT BESTSELLING AUTHOR TONYA HURLEY!
    New York Times and international best-selling Author Tonya Hurley, author of the ghostgirl series and the Blessed trilogy, will critique your YA novel. Includes both written feedback and an editorial discussion (either in-person, or via Skype). Plus a one-year membership for one to the Museum, an exclusive thank you postcard and your name on our website's donors wall!

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    POSTCARD FROM NEIL GAIMAN AND AMANDA PALMER!
    Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer will send you a personalized postcard with a handwritten poem and drawing for you about the method of your death of your choice.

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    MEMBERSHIP + A WEEKEND AT BRIMFIELD ANTIQUES FAIR WITH EVAN MICHELSON! Have dinner on us with Evan Michelson, star of Science Channel’s hit show, "Oddities," at the July iteration of Brimfield, the legendary Massachusetts antiques market. Hotel room for two will also be provided (Backer must provide her/his own transportation to Brimfield.) Plus a one-year membership for one to the Museum, an exclusive thank you postcard and your name on our website's donors wall!

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    TWO TICKETS FOR MORBID ANATOMY'S 2014 DAY OF THE DEAD MEXICO TRIP! (value $1,350.00). The tour, taking place October and November and led by writer and scholar Salvador Olguín, will include Day of the Dead festivities in Mexico City and Oaxaca, English-language tours of Unesco World Heritage landmarks, land transportation in luxury bus, hotels, breakfasts, a custom-made printed guide of each city, and admission to select museums. Plus a one-year membership for one to the Museum, an exclusive thank you postcard and your name on our website's donors wall! PLEASE NOTE: DOES NOT INCLUDE AIRFARE TO AND FROM MEXICO

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    MEMBERSHIP + LIMITED EDITION MARK RYDEN PRINT!
    An out-of-print work by Mark Ryden, “Tree of Mystery”: a limited edition, giclee print with letterpressed title and embossed chop on archival cotton rag paper. Framed in a beautiful hand-carved wood frame with museum quality archival Plexiglas, numbered and signed by the artist. Plus a one-year membership for one to the Museum, an exclusive thank you postcard and your name on our website's donors wall!

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