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Asheville Pinball Museum
Dec 6
Asheville, North Carolina

Atlas Obscura Road Trip: Asheville, North Carolina

Join Atlas Obscura Co-Founder Dylan Thuras at the Pinball Museum and for drinks and a local place-a-thon at the Odditorium!
Our Hosts: Mike Caveney and Tina Lenert
Dec 7
Pasadena, California

Egyptian Hall Museum

A guided visit through the oldest private magic museum in America.
The Hatch Show Print Shop
Dec 8
Nashville, Tennesee

Atlas Obscura Road Trip: Nashville, TN

Join Atlas Obscura Co-Founder Dylan Thuras at the Hatch Show Print, the Johnny Cash Museum and for evening drinks and a local place-a-thon at the Oak Bar in the Hermitage Hotel.
Visiting the Russia Today television channel’s offices. With Editor-in-Chief of Russia Today Margarita Simonyan.
Dec 8
Brooklyn

Russian Media: A Controlled Open Forum

Gain rare insight into the complex world of contemporary Russian media at the second of two talks on the hidden history and untold contemporary realities of Russian culture and politics.
Dec 9
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Carnal & the Mortal: An Evening with Dr. Paul Koudounaris and Nicole Angemi

Join us for an expansive evening with Dr. Paul Koudounaris and Nicole Angemi at the Wagner Free Institute's historic Victorian lecture hall.
Dec 9
Chicago

Chicago Architecture Hits the Books: Landmarks & Letterpress at Starshaped Press

A laid-back lecture on architecture & printing history with a chance to explore one of Chicago’s coolest letterpress studios.
Dec 10
Seattle

Lake View Cemetery Walking Tour

If you missed us the first time, join the Seattle Obscura Society for its encore walking tour of Seattle’s historic Lake View Cemetery. Learn about the history of the cemetery, the unique stories of Seattle’s founders and its most famous residents.
Skull of Saint Bonosa
Dec 10
Louisville, Kentucky

Atlas Obscura Road Trip: Louisville, Kentucky

Join Atlas Obscura Co-Founder Dylan Thuras at the St. Martin of Tours church, Lights under Louisville and afterwards for evening drinks and a local place-a-thon at the Holy Grale.
Juice Magazine and Cartwheel Art tours! Jeff Ho, Buddy N Bettie, Cindy Schwarzstein, Dan Levy, and Michael Torquato DeNicola
Dec 11
Venice

Venice Beach: Dogtown

Explore the radical roots of skate, surf, and street art culture in Venice Beach with Atlas Obscura and Cartwheel Art Tours.
Dec 11
Glendale, California

Forest Lawn: Eden on Earth

Spend an afternoon in eternity.
Dec 11
Cincinnati, Ohio

Atlas Obscura Road Trip: Hidden Wonders in Cincinnati at Joseph-Beth Bookstore

Come join us for a conversation about Atlas Obscura's new book with author and co-founder Dylan Thuras!
Dec 11
Los Angeles, California

Heritage Square Twilight Tour

A rare evening stroll through the living history of Victorian era Southern California.
Frank Warren
Dec 13
Los Angeles, California

Triple Feature: PostSecret, Museum of Broken Relationships, & Atlas Obscura

An eclectic evening of secrets and narrative at the Museum of Broken Relationships.
Abraham Lincoln
Dec 15
New York, NY

Beneath the Battlefield

Learn the secrets of decoding Civil War era script from the expert archivists at the Gilder Lehrman Institute.
Robolights
Dec 17
Riverside, California

Strange Statues & Sci-Fi Sculptures

A sensory-saturated adventure into the world of surreal folk art.
Dec 18
Rockville

In Memoriam F. Scott Fitzgerald

Join us in celebrating author F. Scott Fitzgerald on the anniversary of his death by visiting his former final resting place and his current one.
Jan 7
Venice, California

The Mosaic Tile House

Explore a Rainbow-hued local gem in Venice.
Dr. George King
Jan 8
Los Angeles

The Aetherius Society

Where extraterrestrial intelligence, telepathy, the Interplanetary Parliament, and yoga intersect.
Jan 14
Santa Monica, California

Church of Type

Discover a treasure trove of typography, tools, and techniques.
Distilling spirits at 3 Howls.
Jan 20
Seattle

3 Howls Distillery

Tour a local producer of specialty liquors and sample handmade batch spirits with the owners of industrial SoDo's 3 Howls Distillery.
Jan 21
Lake Hughes, California

Playing With Wolves

A once-in-a-lifetime chance to meet and play with a pack of Alaskan Timber Wolves.
Jan 25
Sofia, Bulgaria

Journey Into Bulgaria with Atlas Obscura, Jan. 25-30

Explore ancient ruins and communist-era relics while immersed in the fascinating history, landscape, and culture of Bulgaria.
Recomposition guidelines
Jan 26
Seattle

Urban Death Project

Spend a couple hours with us pondering your mortality with Seattle-based designer Katrina Spade, the mastermind behind the Urban Death Project.
Rose line and straight line machines
Jan 28
Seattle

Mechanical Magic: Intro to Engine Turning

Join certified Antiquarian Horologist Nico Cox at her workshop in South Seattle for a tour and introduction to engine-turning machines, and an opportunity to use optical illusion and automata devices.
Jan 28
New York

Dream Reservoir: A Night at the Surrealist Hotel

Spend an extraordinary evening immersed in the dreamworld of the Surrealists at this enchanting transformation of a turn-of-the-century NYC boutique hotel.
Feb 1
Reykjavik, Iceland

Journey into Darkness: Iceland, Feb. 1-5, 2017

Join Atlas Obscura for a winter adventure in the land of ice and fire.
Feb 22
Havana, Cuba

Explore Cuba with Atlas Obscura, February 22-26

Experience the fascinating history and culture of Cuba before the island opens to general tourism.
Mar 9
Reykjavik, Iceland

Journey into Darkness: Iceland, March 9-12, 2017

Join Atlas Obscura for a winter adventure in the land of ice and fire.
Dec 3
Seattle, Washington

Obscura Society Seattle & Filson Present: Salish Sea Night Cruise & Squid Fishing

Join us for a night of adventure, learning, and fine dining aboard Atlas Obscura's first-ever squid-fishing charter on Elliott Bay.
Dec 3
Van Nuys, California

Japanese Ghost Stories & Private Garden Exploration

Experience ancient Japanese horror through the lens of modern immersive theater.
Dec 3
Lake Hughes, California

Playing With Wolves

A once-in-a-lifetime chance to meet and play with a pack of Alaskan Timber Wolves.
Entering the tunnel.
Dec 3
Charlottesville, Virginia

Atlas Obscura Road Trip: Charlottesville, Virginia

Join Atlas Obscura Co-Founder Dylan Thuras at the Raven Room, the Crozet Tunnel and for drinks and a local place-a-thon at Beer Run!
The Chamber of Wonders at the Walters
Dec 1
Baltimore, Maryland

Atlas Obscura Road Trip: Baltimore, Maryland

Join Atlas Obscura Co-Founder Dylan Thuras at the Museum of Dentistry, the Chamber of Wonders, and for evening drinks and a local place-a-thon at Club Charles.
Nov 29
Brooklyn, New York

Hidden Wonders at WORD Bookstore in Brooklyn

Come join us for a conversation about Atlas Obscura's new book with authors Ella Morton and Dylan Thuras!
Skeletons at the RISD Nature Lab.
Nov 28
Providence

Atlas Obscura Road Trip: Providence, Rhode Island

Join Atlas Obscura Co-Founder Dylan Thuras at the Providence Athenaeum, the RISD Nature Lab, and for evening drinks and a local place-a-thon at Ogie's Trailer Park!
Jack in a grass skirt.
Nov 22
San Marino, California

Jack London Archives: After Hours at The Huntington

Join us after hours at the Huntington Library to celebrate author and adventurer Jack London on the 100th anniversary of his death.
Cryptozoology Museum
Nov 21
Portland, Maine

Atlas Obscura Road Trip: Portland, Maine

Join Atlas Obscura Co-Founder Dylan Thuras at the Cryptozoology Museum, aboard the Casco Mail Boat, and for evening drinks and a local place-a-thon at Lincoln's bar.
The Mighty Wurlitzer
Nov 20
El Segundo, California

Old Town Music Hall

Sing-along to the whimsical warbles of the Mighty Wurlitzer, an organ with over two thousand pipes illuminated with glow-in-the-dark paint.
Nov 20
Simi Valley, California

Private Exploration of Grandma Prisbrey's Bottle Village

It's never too late to become an outsider artist.
Pre-drawn croqui forms
Nov 19
Seattle

Other Peoples Polyester

Tour the working studio of Seattle fashion designer Malia Peoples.
Nov 19
Alexandria, Virginia

Distilling George Washington's Whiskey

Join us for an afternoon of 18th-century whiskey tasting & distilling near our first president's Mount Vernon mansion.
Nov 19
Pasadena, California

San Andreas Scavenger Hunt

Discover the signs of Southern California's most threatening earthquake fault, hidden in plain view.
Nov 18
Chicago

Glitz, Glamour…and Panic! A Hunt for the History of 1893 in Chicago

A history-themed scavenger hunt in the Loop.
Nov 17
New York City, New York

After-Hours Tour and Wine Reception at the Eldridge Street Synagogue

Travel back in time at this beautiful, tucked-away Lower East Side landmark to learn the history of the synagogue and the fascinating stories of its congregation.