Campaign to Turn Kurt Cobain's Childhood Home Into Museum Failing Really Bad

$135 raised by 4 people in 18 days, far from the desired $700,000 goal.

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A campaign for turning Kurt Cobain's Aberdeen childhood home into a museum was launched via GoFundMe 18 days ago (March 2), but is failing quite badly, reaching only $135 of $700,000 goal.

"We're making sure this house is memorialized by us fans so it doesn't end up in the clutches of capitalist greed," the campaign description reads. "This museum will reflect the anti-commercialism spirit of Nirvana."

Campaign organizer has also posted a few interesting photos and a video of Kurt's old room, allowing us in a way to see Cobain's childhood through his own eyes, including Iron Maiden and Led Zeppelin writings on the wall, as well as a grim view over Aberdeen.

As the description further reads, the first step involves preserving the house. Ideally, the house would later "contain actual donated items from his life."

Although the campaign isn't going too well at the moment, there's still time to turn this one around, head overĀ here for more info.

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21 comments sorted by best / new / date

    sonofgkex
    Hey, guys. We need $700,000 to start a business about resisting capitalism. Morons.
    cyclonus
    I liked Cobain as much as the next person but all this memorial crap coming out in his honour is getting a bit much. The weeping statue was a load of rubbish and this idea sucks too. Some family would make better use of the house than it being a museum. His music should be what everyone remembers him by, not a bunch of materialist goods and objects
    benjixoath
    what is with that title? it sounds like a child wrote it. i know it's music journalism but come on i expect a slight hint of professionalism
    hudsonstradlin
    WHAT I DID OVER THE SUMMER BY ULTIMATE GUITAR AGE 10. THIS SUMMER WAS REALLY AWESOME I HAD LOTS OF FUN AND ICE CREAM AND A DOG BIT ME AND MY GRANDMA DIED AND I WENT ON A ROLLERCOASTER AND I FELL REALLY BAD.
    benjixoath
    and my crazy uncle dave told me all about these conspiracy theories and how him and his buddy ted think the president is trying to take over the world
    Izzy-Sweet
    Hey, UG, maybe you could have wrote "Falling Below Expectations" instead of "Failing Really Bad". In fact, if these are the standards, just hire me to do this.
    ripper992
    They got $135 in 4 days, to say it's failing really bad is actually an understatement
    Downfault
    "including Iron Maiden and Led Zeppelin writings on the wall" It never occurred to me that Cobain was a Maiden fan.
    Brandon1993
    Yeah. They even played the opening to Run To The Hills live at a show (pretty crappily I may add). And then they destroy their equipment.
    pokagbamo
    You guys seriously need to hire new writers. Scratch that, you need to hire people who could actually be called writers. Seriously, what qualifications are required to be a writer on your site? Anyone here in the comments section could do a better job.
    jorge.medina.50
    Could always turn it into a shotgun museum.
    pokagbamo
    Did you come up with that all by yourself? Quite the comedian you are, yes sir.
    Bdqdog
    As much of an ******* you sound like, that was still pretty good haha.
    TheForthcoming1
    If I win the Billion Dollar Basketball Tournament from Warren Buffet that I entered I will save his house!
    Oh_My_Goth
    I'm getting really sick of that whole Cobain-cult bullsh*t. Depressed 4 chord musician - better honour the sh*t outta that guy before his corpse forgets how to play the chords..come on people, stop beating a dead horse..or man..or whatever. Nirvana fans have always been the most annoying fans.