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Photo Essay: The Collection of Michael Jackson
Earlier this week Michael Jackson and auctioneer Julien's reached an agreement to give all of the 1,400 items that were to be auctioned this week back to the King of Pop. While this agreement may have ruined your chances of owning the singer's bubble hockey game, gold throne, espresso machine or life-sized Darth Vader made out of Legos, it did not, however, put a stop to the public viewing exhibition taking place at the old Robinsons-May in Beverly Hills located next door to the Beverly Hilton.
For the price of $20 (plus $10 for parking - cash only) you can take a tour of the old department store transformed into a museum full of Michael Jackson items like memorabilia, plaques, jewels, toys, video games, vehicles, creepy artwork and creepier statues of children. None of these items are for sale, thankfully they are all going back to Michael where they belong.
The exhibition, which runs through April 25th, is the closest you'll ever come to walking through the mind of Michael. If a revealing look at a fallen icon, mixed in with pinball machines and diamond encrusted clothes, excites you then this exhibit is worth the price of admission. Since $20 might be a bit out of your price range, we've put together an extensive photo gallery to give you a glimpse of what you'll find in the halls of Robinsons-May (and in the King of Pop's brain) for the price of free.