Conservation and Trapping Science

Why Trap History Museum is one of the strangest and most interesting attractions
Mar 19, 2022 18:18 ET

It’s 32 feet long, 9 feet high, and weighs around 4,000 pounds. And while the Guinness Book of World Records hasn’t officially named it the World’s Largest Trap, it is undoubtedly the biggest one you will ever see. Tom Parr, owner and curator of the Trap History Museum in Galloway, has over 4,000 traps in his collection, but the towering steel structure sitting outside is what captures people’s attention first. Don’t worry: It’s not functional, so snapping a selfie from the jaws is perfectly safe.

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