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Montgomery, Alabama

Hank Williams' Death Car

Cadillac where country's first big star was found dead.
Cleveland, Georgia

Babyland General Hospital: Cabbage Patch Kids

A museum and doll store featuring a surreal and super sanitized version of where babies come from.
Waterbury, Connecticut

Holy Land USA

A religious-themed park filled with folk art to bring biblical stories to life that fell into disrepair and now being restored.
Groton, Connecticut

Gungywamp

The kind of mixed-up place that drives archaeologists crazy.
Hastings, Nebraska

The Hastings Museum Kool-Aid Exhibit

The home for all things Kool-Aid offers everything except a chance to actually enjoy the drink.
Minden, Nebraska

Harold Warp's Pioneer Village

This replica small town lets visitors take a stroll through the story of progress in the U.S. via thousands of Americana artifacts.
Lincoln, Nebraska

National Museum of Roller Skating

The largest collection of historical roller skates in the world.
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.
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Blackbeard's Castle

Rumored to be the famed pirate's lookout tower, this historic stone structure is now just watching for tourists.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

America's Oldest Operating Theater

In the early 1800s, surgery was also a show.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Wagner Free Institute

A rare view of a preserved Victorian science museum.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

A layered tribute to the work of mosaicist Isaiah Zagar.
New York, New York

Shopsin's

Prove you deserve to be fed by Kenny Shopsin.
New York, New York

Tannen's Magic Shop

New York's oldest magic store.
New York, New York

Houdini Museum

Hidden in an ordinary Midtown building is a one-room museum dedicated to the greatest escape artist.
New York, New York

Greenwich Locksmith

Phil Mortillaro uses keys to bring art back to the Village.
Brooklyn, New York

City Reliquary

Behind a bodega is a small museum of relics and ephemera showcasing the history of New York.
Prague, Czechia

Old Jewish Cemetery

Around 100,000 bodies are buried below the medieval headstones, many of which mark graves with multiple bodies stacked up to 12 deep.
Hauterives, France

Le Palais Idéal

This whimsical castle of grottoes was the labor of love of a French postman, and one of the greatest achievements of outsider architecture.
Kalabaka, Greece

Meteora

Monasteries on rock pillars, once accessible only by frayed ropes.
Peninsula, Ohio

Helltown, Ohio

The tragic reality of a town riddled with rumors of haunts, chemical spills, and serial killers.
Wiltshire, England

Stonehenge

Famously misunderstood wonder of the ancient world
Paris, France

59 Rivoli

Notorious artist squat renovated into legal studios.
Boston, Massachusetts

Mapparium

An enormous, inside-out glass globe built in 1935.