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San Antonio, Texas

Kiddie Park

Established in 1925, Kiddie Park claims to be the oldest amusement park in the U.S. - a cozy little time warp nestled in a shady corner of the modern world.
San Antonio, Texas

Barney Smith's Toilet Seat Art Museum

A master plumber has turned his love of art and toilets into a folk museum that's not taking the piss.
San Antonio, Texas

U.S. Army Medical Department Museum

This museum showcases the history and contributions of the U.S. Army to the medical industry, both on the battlefield and off.
San Antonio, Texas

Hot Wells Hotel and Spa

Ruins of a once-opulent grand Victorian resort.
San Antonio, Texas

Mission San Jose

Three hundred years of preserved Spanish colonial history in San Antonio.
San Antonio, Texas

The Quadrangle

An urban military fort filled with deer, rabbits, peacocks, and other birds.
San Antonio, Texas

Grave of Pat the Horse

Soldiers honored the beloved Pat with a special grave.
San Antonio, Texas

Largest Virgin Mary Mosaic in the World

40-ft. tall votive candle is the largest of its kind.
San Antonio, Texas

Chris Park

A mother's mourning for her lost son is remembered in this small park embedded with his memory.
Tilden, Texas

Boot Hill Cemetery

"They died with their boots on."
Brackettville, Texas

Alamo Village

Remembering the Alamo with a full-scale replica of the 1836 city.
Austin, Texas

Austin State School Farm Colony

Now abandoned, this East Austin school for the disabled began as the "State Colony for the Feeble-minded."
Austin, Texas

Museum of Natural and Artificial Ephemerata

DIY collection of eclectic holdings.
Austin, Texas

Museum of the Weird

Continuing the tradition of the dime museum in style.
Austin, Texas

Brain Collection at the University of Texas at Austin

A collection of 100 brains preserved in jars on the UT campus.
Austin, Texas

Sparky Park

A former electrical substation is now home to an eccentric junk art masterpiece.
Austin, Texas

Elisabet Ney Museum

Life's work of sculptor Elisabet Ney remains preserved in her last studio.
Waco, Texas

Old Branch Davidian Swimming Pool

All that remains of cult leader David Koresh's original besieged Texas compound is a stagnant concrete pool.
Odessa, Texas

Stonehenge Replica

Massive stacked rocks in Texas prove the benefits of technology.
Fredericksburg, Texas

Old Tunnel Bat Colony

Abandoned railroad tunnel is home to a colony of three million Mexican free-tail bats.
Midland, Texas

The Petroleum Museum

The petroleum industry brings you the joys of hydrocarbons and largest collection of antique oil rigs in the world.
Ingram, Texas

Stonehenge II

A recreated stonehenge stands in country field, with Easter Island moai heads standing as sentries.
Austin, Texas

Toy Joy

A store full of vintage and indie toys designed to bring out the kid in even the crustiest of adults.
Austin, Texas

Congress Bridge Bats

Home to the largest urban bat colony in North America, estimated at 1.5 million bats.