Atlas Obscura Lists
Handy Guides to the World’s Most Curious Places
An Unromantic Look at 10 Preserved, Disembodied Hearts
Where to find the heart relics of popes, princes, and at least one racehorse.
Including Heart of the Dauphin, Chopin's Heart , Heart of Pope Pius VI, and The Heart of Voltaire
See the World the Old-Fashioned Way at These 7 Cameras Obscura
Where to explore the vestiges of the 19th-century camera obscura craze.
Including Camera Obscura & Holograph Collection, Mitchell Park, Santa Monica Camera Obscura, and Camera Obscura & World of Illusions
18 Abandoned Psychiatric Hospitals, and Why They Were Left Behind
Explore the ghosts of mental-health history.
Including Willard Asylum for the Chronic Insane, Zelda Fitzgerald's Abandoned Sanatorium, Gonjiam Psychiatric Hospital, and Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center
The Abandoned Amusement Park Great American Road Trip
Maybe the only thing more fun than a tour of U.S. theme parks is a tour of their crumbling ruins.
Including SkyPark at Santa's Village, Neverland Ranch, Hobbiton, USA, and Rock-A-Hoola Waterpark
The Best of Weird Florida
America's strange has sunk to the bottom and settled in these Floridian places.
Including Weeki Wachee: City of Live Mermaids, Manor Professional Wrestling Dinner Theater, Skunk Ape Research Headquarters, and Pinecraft