The Museum of Selfies: Why Take Your Family There? Why Not? by Alex Bryant

The Museum of Selfies: Why Take Your Family There? Why Not?

It's a noun, but now there's an official museum dedicated to the selfie. The Museum of Selfies in Glendale, Calif., is an interactive museum that explores the history and cultural phenomenon of the selfie – an image of oneself taken by oneself – with roots dating back 40,000 years. Here's a must-do checklist before you leave your first visit:

  • Read the story timeline on how the selfie evolved over the years.
  • There are multiple Instagram, Giphy and kid-friendly interactive artwork installations to document your experience.
  • When most museums ask please don't touch, The Museum of Selfies encourages you to see it, feel it and then move on.
  • Don't miss the inspirational selfie artwork.
  • Participate in the museum's selfies mural and guess what the collections of photos will make.
  • For the last exhibit, let them know if you were the person who found the camera.
  • Top Tip: Make sure your phone is fully charge and, if possible, bring a portable charger.

Learn more about The Museum of Selfies at TheMuseumOfSelfies.com.

Take 30 seconds and join the 30Seconds community. Inspire ... and be inspired.

Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:

Selfie Sticks
Selfie Sticks $10 & Up

30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Chicago Sports Museum: Test Your Reach & Ability at the Chicago Sports Museum!

Galveston, Texas: Beaches, Museums, Rides & 'Ritas (Fun for the Whole Family)!

The Illinois Holocaust Museum Hosts "The Children's Tree of Terezin" Book Launch Event!

September Is California Wine Month: Raise a Glass to Harvest at More Than 50 Events Around the State!

Donna John
Who knew??? Sounds fun!
Alex Bryant
Definitely worth the visit, especially for National Selfie Day!
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
So cool, Alex Bryant ! Sounds like a fun day, for kids and adults alike. Thank you for sharing!

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

Plan a Family Staycation at Chicago Family Palooza!

BBQ, Beer & Country Music: Come Jam at the Windy City Smokeout!

The Texas Renaissance Festival Is Texas-Sized Medieval Fall Fun for Families

Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience: A Must-See for GOT Fans!

Got 30 seconds? Sign up for 30Seconds.com and get the best of our tips each week!