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Porter Thermometer Museum

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Address: Onset, MA
Phone Number: 508-295-5504
Description: The world's largest thermometer collection on display.

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A Walk on the Wild Side

A visit to Ripley's "Thermometer Man" is not for everyone. The home museum is in an outbuilding at Richard Porter's house in Onset, MA. It's small; it's cramped; it's bursting... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2009
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2009

A visit to Ripley's "Thermometer Man" is not for everyone. The home museum is in an outbuilding at Richard Porter's house in Onset, MA. It's small; it's cramped; it's bursting with a collection of over 5000 thermometers, so many that Richard holds the Guiness world record for the most thermometers in one place. I'd call a visit with Dick Porter... More 

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