This Wacky Gopher Museum is the Coolest Canadian Place Ever


by Dain Fitzgerald
A Canadian museum that serves as a kind of memorial to everything hilarious taxidermy can achieve is also home to a ton of silly, stuffed gophers. The "Gopher Hole Museum" in Torrington, Alberta got its start in the mid-90s when the prairie town turned to tourism following years of economic malaise. The result is the "world famous" museum, housed in a tiny space that looks like lodging for the Civilian Conservation Corp circa 1935:



But like they say, it's what on the inside that counts. So check out these awesome photos of anthropomorphic stuffed gophers doing everything under the sun. Or in Alberta's case, snow.


See more at Raymond Walsh's travel blog, Man on the Lam.

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