"These items from one of the most watched shows in cable television history represent America's fascination with horror as a genre that has crossed into main stream family viewing," Eric Jentsch, arts and culture curator at the museum, said in a statement.
Season 8 of the show is scheduled to begin on AMC Oct. 22. It will be the 100th episode of "The Walking Dead."
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