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Porter Thermometer Museum

Onset, MA
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Ranked #3 of 3 Attractions in Onset
Traveler Description:  The Porter Thermometer Museum is the only museum of its type in the world.  Run by Richard Porter, former science teacher and Ripley's "Thermometer... more »
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Warren, Massachusetts
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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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