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New York, New York

Evolution Nature Store

A terrific purveyor of natural history objects and curios
40.7235, -74.0002
Simi Valley, California

Grandma Prisbrey's Bottle Village

Eccentric folk art landmark constructed out of trash
34.2795, -118.7046
International Museum of Surgical Science
Chicago, Illinois

International Museum of Surgical Science

Museum dedicated to Surgical Science, and its assorted arts
41.9101, -87.6268
Cambria, California

Nitt Witt Ridge

A house built from trash known as the poor man's Hearst castle
35.5674, -121.0969
Calipatria, California

Salvation Mountain

Self-built mound covered in messages of God's love
33.2542, -115.4727
Los Angeles, California

Watts Towers

America's most famous piece of self-built architecture
33.9393, -118.2610
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest Cave Church

Once the home of a hermetic monk, this cave now houses a small church
47.4851, 19.0520
Brooklyn, New York

Atlantic Avenue Tunnel

In the middle of downtown Brooklyn lies a 165 year old secret hidden right below the surface (closed to the public indefinitely)
40.6897, -73.9924
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Eastern State Penitentiary

World's first "penitentiary," meant to be humane, drove men insane
39.9673, -75.1737
Budapest, Hungary

The Holy Right

Mummified holy right fist of a 1,000-year-old Saint-king
47.5007, 19.0535
Fuller St., part of the main drag.
Bridgeport, California

Bodie State Historical Park

Standing in a state of "arrested decay", this ghost town allows for a detailed peek into Gold Rush life in an unusually harsh climate
38.2088, -119.0142
Los Angeles, California

Necromance

Medical and Zoological Curiosites for Sale
34.0833, -118.3468
San Diego, California

Lucha Libre Tacos

Lucha Libre (Mexican Wrestling) Themed Taco Shop
32.7434, -117.1816
Big Sur, California

The Henry Miller Memorial Library

It's not your typical library, memorial, or book store
36.1398, -121.6469
Gold Rush Steakhouse at the Madonna Inn
San Luis Obispo, California

Madonna Inn

A hotel/restaurant serving as the mecca of kitsch
35.2660, -120.6737
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned urban park
40.7392, -74.0083
Rubel Castle
Glendora, California

Rubel Castle

A giant castle of junk
34.1501, -117.8544
The Peace Fountain
New York, New York

The Peace Fountain at Cathedral of St. John the Divine

A curious fountain that has no water and includes Satan, a crab, and 9 giraffes
40.8039, -73.9632
The old general store
Beatty, Nevada

Rhyolite ghost town

Odd outsider art installations surround a Gold Rush era ghost town
36.9037, -116.8282
A view underground
Seattle, Washington

Seattle Underground

A walk through the historic city center, under the streets of Seattle
47.6018, -122.3341
Lightship Frying Pan at Pier 66 Maritime
New York, New York

The Lightship Frying Pan

Rummage through this sunken ship, but leave your scuba gear at home
40.7519, -74.0084
Sculpture showing dolphin blowhole sex
New York, New York

Museum of Sex

A semi-scholarly approach to sex
40.7442, -73.9877
New York, New York

Union Square Metronome

The most confusing clock in New York
40.7346, -73.9903
Los Angeles, California

Nethercutt Collection and Museum

Rare collectibles from automated musical instruments to 250 unique automobiles
34.3077, -118.4626