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Broulee, Australia

Broulee Canoe Tree

This tree, with its large oval-shaped scar, is a rare piece of Aboriginal cultural history.
Gembrook, Australia

Kurth Kiln

This kiln was erected to produce charcoal for gas producer units during World War II.
Southbank, Australia

'Vault'

This abstract sculpture was initially so disliked that it got moved to the outskirts of town a few months after installation.
Beechworth, Australia

Woolshed Falls

This gold mine turned swimming hole is the perfect summer picnic spot immersed in nature and history.
Hobart, Australia

Mawson's Huts Replica Museum

The world's only full-size replica of the research hut used by Douglas Mawson for his 1911-14 Australasian Antarctic Expedition.
Beauty Point, Australia

Seahorse World

An active seahorse farm is currently saving Tasmania's handfish from extinction.
Musk, Australia

The Three Lost Children Walk & Monument

A memorial to one of the saddest stories in Victoria's history.
South Hobart, Australia

The Cascades Female Factory

The forgotten and tragic story of the thousands of female convicts forcibly transported to Tasmania is told inside the ruins of this notorious 19th-century workhouse.
Maldon, Australia

Porcupine Flat Gold Dredge and Dragline

These two large, rusting pieces of machinery are relics of Australia’s gold mining past.
Echuca, Australia

Echuca Wharf

A timber wharf that contributed to Echuca becoming the largest inland port in 19th-century Australia.
Steppes, Australia

The Steppes Sculptures

These bronze sculptures can be found in an isolated patch of bush in Tasmania’s highlands.
Berriedale, Australia

Museum of Old and New Art (MONA)

This controversial museum includes such detested exhibits as a chocolate suicide bomber and fecal-smelling digestion machine.
Hobart, Australia

Maritime Museum of Tasmania

Countless expeditions have left Tasmania to explore Antarctica, but this island state has an even deeper connection with the sea.
Katoomba, Australia

Odd Mountain

A small curiosity shop with items ranging from antique medical supplies to taxidermied animals.
Hobart, Australia

The Matilda

This simple sailing boat is one of the oldest preserved fishing vessels of its kind in the world.
Queens Domain, Australia

The Ruins of the Beaumaris Zoo

The abandoned remains of a once popular zoo, and the grave of the last known Tasmanian Tiger.
Hobart, Australia

'Heading South' Statues at Hobart Harbour

Bronze statues honor the brave explorers who passed through this Antarctic gateway.
Sydney, Australia

The Queen's Letter

This letter written by Queen Elizabeth II in 1986 won't be opened until 2085.
Beechworth, Australia

Chinese Burning Towers

Constructed in 1857, mourners used these towers to burn offerings of paper prayers and gifts for the afterlife.
Sydney, Australia

Sirius Building

Though considered an eyesore by some, this boxy Brutalist high-rise plays a significant role in Sydney's past.
Box Hill, Australia

Surrey Dive

This former brickworks pit is full of legends about its murky depths.
Rubicon, Australia

Rubicon Hydroelectric Scheme

One of the oldest operating hydroelectric power schemes in Australia.
Paris, France

Paris Padlocks of Love

The celebrated eyesore created by starry-eyed sweethearts.
Belconnen, Australia

Giant Mushroom

Children's playground hidden under a big pink and blue cap.