I am happy to report the existence of the “Shovel Museum” located in Stonehill College, Easton Mass USA.
The Stonehill Industrial History Museum seeks to enlighten the curious on the shovel’s importance to the making of great nations.Here a web link:
The shovel appeals to dull men due to its evident simplicity, and “ordinaryness”. But like many dull men, under the surface its actually a complex industrial device.
Here’s a web link: