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Paris, France

Deyrolle Taxidermy

Paris' fabled purveyor of exotic taxidermy and natural history curios
48.8563, 2.3263
North Freedom, Wisconsin

Dr. Evermor's Forevertron

"World's largest scrap metal sculpture" stands in an outsider art sculpture garden in the middle of Wisconsin
43.3639, -89.7717
Simi Valley, California

Grandma Prisbrey's Bottle Village

Eccentric folk art landmark constructed out of trash
34.2795, -118.7046
West Bend, Iowa

Father Paul Dobberstein's Grotto of the Redemption

A four story, football field-sized, nine-grotto creation made of shells, minerals, and rare stones
42.9642, -94.4451
Lemgo, Germany

Karl Junker House

An intricate and amazing house built by schizophrenic architect Karl Junker
52.0261, 8.9174
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
Calipatria, California

Salvation Mountain

Self-built mound covered in messages of God's love
33.2542, -115.4727
Houston, Texas

Beer Can House

Beer lover's can-covered house
29.7638, -95.4190
Lucas, Kansas

The Garden of Eden

Self-built house and sculpture park where the creator can still be seen in a glass coffin
39.0580, -98.5350
Los Angeles, California

Watts Towers

America's most famous piece of self-built architecture
33.9393, -118.2610
San Jose, California

The Winchester Mystery House

A peculiar mansion built by the troubled heir to the Winchester gun fortune
37.3189, -121.9506
Lehi, Utah

Museum of Ancient Life

Largest collection of mounted dinosaur specimens in the world
40.4243, -111.8861
Don't let the unassuming entrance fool you.
Culver City, California

The Museum of Jurassic Technology

A modern day curiosity cabinet
34.0257, -118.3953
Speciality shop in scientific and pharmaceutical objects.
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Nieuwe Spiegelstraat

An Amsterdam street lined with antique shops each one dedicated to a different obscure collection
52.3634, 4.8887
Bones from the former Magdeleine cemetery (La Ville Leveque Street numbers 1 and 2). Deposited in 1844 in the western ossuary (bone repository) and transferred to the catacombs in September 1859.
Paris, France

Catacombes de Paris

The Catacombs hold secrets much stranger than the bones stacked within them
48.8343, 2.3322
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
Mitchell, South Dakota

The Corn Palace

A fitting attraction for the corn capital of the world
43.7146, -98.0254
Herriman, Utah

Kennecott Utah Copper - Bingham Canyon Mine

Largest man-made excavation on earth!
40.5312, -112.1375
New York, New York

The New York Earth Room

A room in New York City that contains 250 cubic yards of dirt worth a million dollars
40.7260, -73.9999
Moab, Utah

Hole n' the Rock

A house carved into a rock in the 1940s
38.4997, -109.4751
Los Angeles, California

Necromance

Medical and Zoological Curiosites for Sale
34.0833, -118.3468
Centerport, New York

Vanderbilt Museum

An eccentric playboy's astounding natural history collection
40.9055, -73.3676
San Diego, California

Lucha Libre Tacos

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