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Arthur Ganson's work on display at the MIT Museum. (Press Photo)
Cambridge, Massachusetts

MIT Museum: Arthur Ganson

Bouncing, delightful, mechanical art at the MIT Museum
42.3618, -71.0977
1875 Doctors Office
Cleveland, Ohio

Dittrick Medical Museum

Medical history museum featuring a lovely doctor's office from the 1800s
41.5059, -81.6090
Boston, Massachusetts

Mapparium

An enormous, inside-out glass globe built in 1935
42.3455, -71.0868
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mutter Museum

America's most famous museum of medical oddities, and home to the remains of Einstein's Brain
39.9535, -75.1768
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Glass Flowers at Harvard Museum of Natural History

Impossibly life-like natural history models created out of glass by a German father and son
42.3784, -71.1165
Silver Spring, Maryland

National Museum of Health and Medicine

An astounding collection of medical specimens, including bits of President Lincoln
39.0042, -77.0392
New York, New York

The High Line

Elevated freight railway turned urban park
40.7392, -74.0083
Typical Boston gravestones showing the winged death head
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston's Old Burying Grounds

Macabre headstones carved with winged skulls, dancing skeletons, and pithy reminders of impending death
42.3573, -71.0613
Lucy in the Field with Flowers, MOBA's first piece
Dedham, Massachusetts

Museum of Bad Art

Museum dedicated to awful artwork
42.2481, -71.1730
Niagara Falls, Canada

Clifton Hill

Niagara Falls nearby tourist trap, Clifton Hill is a world bright with neon and curiosities that will inspire love, hate, or a mixture of both
43.0911, -79.0741
Deep in the forest
Lexington, Oregon

The Duplicative Forest

Remember that scene in the Matrix, when Neo is in the big white room with all the weapons flying by? Well, this is what it would look like if he had wanted trees instead of guns
45.7483, -119.6224
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
Morristown, New Jersey

Morris Museum

A world-class collection of mechanical musical instruments and automata
40.7959, -74.4487
Inside the Tent of Tomorrow of the New York State Pavilion (2009)
Queens, New York

Flushing Meadows Corona Park

The remnants of two World's Fairs are here, complete with a 12-story globe, a mini-Manhattan, and a UFO shaped pavilion
40.7462, -73.8445
Plaque
Boston, Massachusetts

Great Boston Molasses Flood Plaque

The site of one of the strangest disasters in history—a wave of deadly molasses traveling at 35 mph
42.3678, -71.0540
Boston, Massachusetts

Hood Milk Bottle

Ice cream stand, snack bar, and time capsule of milk conveyance
42.3517, -71.0502
Power lines running through the Meadowlands.
Carlstadt, New Jersey

The Meadowlands

Infamous marsh filled with toxic waste, WWII-era London, and dead mobsters galore.
40.8267, -74.0721
Toronto, Canada

Bata Shoe Museum

Collection of over twelve thousand shoes, displayed in a building shaped like a shoebox
43.6674, -79.4000
Paul Revere House from the street
Boston, Massachusetts

The Paul Revere House

Oldest house in downtown Boston was once the home of Paul Revere
42.3638, -71.0537
Bayonne, New Jersey

Tear Drop Memorial

World Trade Center memorial likened to a woman's sexual organ
40.6687, -74.1143
Outside the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. (ncindc/Flickr)
Washington, District of Columbia

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

Largest Roman Catholic church in North America
38.9335, -77.0007
New York, New York

Jeffrey's Hook Light

Little Red Lighthouse under the George Washington Bridge
40.8503, -73.9470
Ottawa Jail Hostel. (Wikimedia Commons)
Ottawa, Canada

Ottawa Jail Hostel

Once a notorious prison known for inhumane practices
45.4247, -75.6887