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Discovering a Rare Box of Ghostly Props in My Dad's Antique Collection
The contents included glowing gloves, a spirit lamp, two skeleton bodysuits, and a ghost with "ectoplasm."
October 09, 2017
In Belarus, the Ancient Tradition of Healing Whispers Slowly Disappears
A centuries-old practice with little place in the modern world.
September 28, 2017
Necropants and Other Tales of 17th-Century Icelandic Sorcery
Magic wealth and goat's milk could be yours—if you could stomach the rituals.
September 18, 2017
Brooklyn, New York
Mead is Magic, Wine is Medicine
Join us for a tasting and discussion of the centuries-old beliefs behind mead, the world's oldest adult beverage, in New York City's first commercial meadery.
Wilmington, North Carolina
Museum of the Bizarre
A curious collection of oddities including a lock of Alexander Hamilton's hair and Harry Houdini's ouija board.
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Los Angeles, California
An Immersion into a Magician's Mind.
The Witches' Well
A cast-iron fountain marks the spot where hundreds of accused witches were burned at the stake.
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Millburn, New Jersey
South Mountain Fairy Trail
These mystical miniature houses bring a touch of magic the New Jersey woods.
Added by markadams
Fairytale Castle of Agrili
A magical, if a bit tacky, 1960s castle conjures up medieval fairytales and Greek mythology.
Added by explorabilia
Panenský Týnec, Czech Republic
The Unfinished Gothic Church of Panenský Týnec
The 14th century ruins are said to contain healing powers.
Added by Sebastian Wortys
Want to Transcribe Rare Magical Manuscripts on Your Lunch Break?
Chicago's Newberry Library would love your help.
June 29, 2017
Ritual Skulls and Other Magical Objects, in Photos
Spellbinding selections from the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic.
June 23, 2017
Get Lost in These Real-World Fairy Tale Landscapes
18 magical places on Earth that seem straight out of a fantasy world.
June 12, 2017
On the highest peak in the Harz Mountains, science and the occult faced off in a failed attempt to turn a goat into a boy.
Added by Meg
Inside the Magic Library at the Conjuring Arts Research Center
Need to read up on a 17th-century card trick? Come here.
June 02, 2017
San Francisco, California
San Franciscans leave gifts and messages for the magical beings that live behind the tiny, mysterious door installed on a tree in Golden Gate Park.
Added by Alex Mayyasi
When Science and the Occult Went Head-to-Head on a German Mountaintop
Spoiler alert: science won.
May 09, 2017
Buckland Gallery of Witchcraft and Magick
A collection of Wiccan artifacts and occult paraphernalia started by the leader of the Long Island Coven.
Added by Steven23
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