Celebrating the Princess of Pop at the Unofficial Britney Spears Museum

In honor of Britney Spears's birthday, we visit her hometown of Kentwood, Louisiana, where the singer's life is on display in a cultural museum that includes a replica of her childhood bedroom.

by Amy Lombard
Dec 1 2017, 6:00pm

Left pic via Getty Images; all other photos by Amy Lombard

Kentwood, Louisiana: where stars are born. Except not really, just one—that one being Britney Jean Spears.

For a small town an hour and a half north of New Orleans, this is a. point of pride. So much so that they've erected a shrine to the Princess of Pop, unofficially known as the Britney Spears Museum to devoted fans. In actuality, it's not an entire museum dedicated solely to Spears, but exhibits dedicated to her do make up more than half of the Kentwood Historical and Cultural Museum. What you'll find are photos from Britney's personal life growing up in Kentwood, a replica of her childhood bedroom famously pictured in Rolling Stone, a replica of her stage, and her iconic wings from the 2011 Femme Fatale Tour—which you can take a photo with for a mere three dollars. If you can't pay tribute to Britney in Louisiana for her 36th birthday this December 2, feast your eyes on the photos below.

Exterior of the Kentwood Historical museum aka (unofficially) as the Britney Spears Museum
Replica of Britney Spears bedroom with original furniture
Britney Spears's childhood furniture recognized from her iconic 1999 photo shoot in Rolling Stone
Photos from Britney's childhood
Britney's high school yearbook where she was voted most beautiful
Britney's childhood treasures
Photos of some of Britney's most iconic moments
Britney Spears barbies and memorabilia
Britney Spears memorabilia donated by fans over the years
Britney Spears memorabilia donated by fans over the years
A deceased fan from London donated his entire collection the museum
Replica of one of Britney Spears's tour stages
Wings from Britney's 2011 "Femme Fatale" tour
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