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South San Francisco, California

Lucia and Aristides Demetrios Wind Harp

A large instrument played by the wind
37.6541, -122.3873
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague Astronomical Clock

Macabre astrological automaton clock dating to the late 1400s
50.0870, 14.4208
Austin, Texas

Congress Bridge Bats

Home to the largest urban bat colony in North America, estimated at 1.5 million bats.
30.2608, -97.7456
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
circa 2016
Los Angeles, California

Necromance

Medical and Zoological Curiosites for Sale
34.0833, -118.3468
Uncommon Objects Sign
Austin, Texas

Uncommon Objects

One part antique store, one part curiosities hodge-podge
30.2483, -97.7505
The World's Smallest Mummy
Guanajuato, Mexico

Museo de las Momias de Guanajuato

Mexico's astounding mummy museum with "the world's smallest mummy"
21.0198, -101.2662
Marfa, Texas

Marfa Lights

Mysterious glowing orbs float through the desert night
30.3094, -104.0206
Marie Laveau's tomb in 2005
New Orleans, Louisiana

Marie Laveau's Tomb

The final resting place of New Orleans' most famous voodoo priestess
29.9590, -90.0712
Carlsbad, New Mexico

Carlsbad Caverns

Second largest cave chamber in the world, discovered in 1898 by a sixteen year old and his friend known as "pothead"
32.1753, -104.4438
Bob Baker Marionette Theater, interior.
Los Angeles, California

Bob Baker Marionette Theater

Historic marionette theater features 3,000 handmade puppets and free cups of ice cream
34.0620, -118.2591
Cinespia cemetery screening at Hollywood Forever
Los Angeles, California

Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Resting place of Hollywood's immortals is also site of summer film screenings
34.0887, -118.3190
Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth Water Gardens

A modernist landscape of water and sci-fi concrete
32.7477, -97.3266
Freaks of Nature
Austin, Texas

The Museum of the Weird

Continuing the tradition of the dime museum in style
30.2670, -97.7387
Dr Pepper Museum. (Press photo)
Waco, Texas

Dr Pepper Museum

Museum in a century-old building dedicated not just to soft drinks, but to the free enterprise system
31.5551, -97.1294
Valentine, Texas

Prada Marfa

A perfect recreation of a Prada Store in the middle of the West Texas desert
30.6034, -104.5185
"Tending, (Blue)" by James Turrell at the Nasher Sculpture Center.
Dallas, Texas

Dallas Skyspace - CLOSED

See the sky in a new way through this art installation
32.7886, -96.8006
Li Grand Zombi
New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans' Historic Voodoo Museum

A snapshot of the "real" history of New Orleans
29.9598, -90.0639
Solar Two
Daggett, California

Solar One and Solar Two

Decommissioned experimental solar facilities that pioneered solar energy technology
34.8577, -116.8492
San Juan Capistrano, California

Mission San Juan Capistrano

Oldest building in California still in use
33.5019, -117.6628
Big Sam towers over the Texas interstate at 67-feet. (Leah Caldwell/Atlas Obscura)
Huntsville, Texas

Sam Houston Statue

World's tallest statue of an American hero
30.6674, -95.5143
The Baker Hotel in 2006. (Wikimedia Commons)
Mineral Wells, Texas

The Baker Hotel

Crumbling hotel echoes with the sounds of the '30s
32.8092, -98.1120
A view of the 'Skin and Bones' collection. (Museum of Natural and Artificial Ephemerata)
Austin, Texas

Museum of Natural and Artificial Ephemerata

DIY collection of eclectic holdings
30.2802, -97.7152
Webb Gallery. (Press Photo)
Waxahachie, Texas

Webb Gallery

Specializes in outsider art and artifacts of secret societies
32.3853, -96.8490