Contemporary Wunderkammer, Automaton Theater and Immersive Performance

Contemporary Wunderkammer

The Last Tuesday Society

Curious Matter

Morbid Anatomy (sadly closed in 2017) - Here is a link to their YouTube page with a great collection of videos

Coney Island Museum

The Museum of Everyday Life

The Umbrella Cover Museum 

The Bread and Puppet Museum

Meow Wolf House of Eternal Return 

The City Museum, Saint Louis MO 

The Museum of Jurassic Technology 

The Velaslavasay Panorama 

The Main Street Museum, White River Junction Vermont

Portmeirion - A wunderkammer of unwanted architecture

The American Visionary Museum 

The Homeless Museum of Art (A wunderkammer that juggles irreverence and sincerity) 

Kat Wise's House (A wunderkammer that sweaters built)

The Mütter Museum

Funhouse House (Alexa Meade and Chris Hughes live-in funhouse)

The Magic Castle

The Museum of Unheard of Things

The House on a Rock

The Center for Land Use Interpretation (The made environment as wunderkammer)

Elsewhere (A wunderkammmer created from the excesses of human society)

Pee Wee's Playhouse (A whimsical wunderkammer that lives-on in the collective imagination of the masses)

David Beck's Mvsevm

The Society for Nebulous Knowledge (A nebulous wunderkammer of possibility)

The Merrylin Cryptid Museum  (Metamuseology at its finest) 

The Public Domain Review, an online wunderkammer showcasing interesting and unusual out-of-copyright works.

The Museum of Imaginary Instruments

Radio Guy, the Collection of Steve Erenberg

The Aftel Archive of Curious Scents (an olfactory wunderkammer)

Artist Environments as a form of Wunderkammer/Wonder Space. The following websites are dedicated to outstanding artist environments:

Detour Art

The Land Behind (our friend Rich Gabe's blog)

NarrowLarry's 

Spaces 

Atlas Obscura (Definitive guidebook and friendly tour-guide to the world's most wondrous places)

Automata and Automaton Theater

Cabaret Mechanical Theatre 

The House of Automata

Banksy's Village Pet Store and Charcoal Grill, New York

(another vid of above)

Museum Tinguely

Early Tinguely works

Chris Fitch Studio

David Lang kinetic masterpieces (video) (video) (video)

Rowland Emett's Marvelous Machines

Gestural Engineering: The Sculpture of Arthur Ganson at the MIT Museum

Teatro De Automatas (video) 

The Morris Museum

Francois Jonod Studio

Thomas Kunts Studio

Bruce Lacey, Spare Part Art

Bruce Lacey, Nightmare Robots

Sharmaka Kinetic Theatre

Simone Giertz, The Queen if shitty robots

 The Silver Swan at Bowes Museum (video) 

Hermitage Hall's famous Peacock Clock (video)

L'Univers du poète ferrailleur (video)

The Under The Pier Show - Tim Hunkin's Machines

Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room  (video)

Disney's Carousel of Progress (video)

Laurance and Angela St.Leger's miniture automata

The Marionette Maker, Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller

(another video on the above)

The Killing Machine, Janet Cardiff & George Bures Miller

Clayton Bailey - Koalithic musiology and the indisputable truth of unnatural history... just watch this!

Five Astounding Animal Automata - compiled by Atlas Obscura

David Beck

David Beck's work as seen through "Curious Worlds" documentary - see his mvsevm in contemporary wunderkammer above

Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum

Joseph's Machines - Website and Youtube Channel dedicated to Joseph Hercher's Rube Golbergian Masterpieces

Jim Whiting's Mechanical Theatre in Swarovski Kristallwelten

Kolja Kugler's Love Machine Band, Beriln Germany  (video)

Immersive Performance/Curated Experiences

Speakeasy Dollhouse

Banksy's Dismaland

Banksy's Walled Off Hotel  (more)

Bread and Puppet

Evermore Park

Theater Bizarre 

Factory Obscura

Meow Wolf House of Eternal Return 

Sleep No More    

Then She Fell

The Surrealist Taxi

Dreamthinkspeak

Fruit for the Apocalypse

You Me Bum Bum Train

3/Fifths

The Latitude (sadly - now defunct) ...More

Fost Fest (more articles)

Everything is terrible (...well, kinda)