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Madison, Wisconsin

Picnic Point Beach House

This forgotten beach house built to look like a Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece overlooks a hidden beach.
Madison, Wisconsin

Otis Redding Memorial Plaque

A bronze plaque marks the site of the only show the King of the Soul Singers ever missed.
Mount Horeb, Wisconsin

Mount Horeb Trollway

Bypass decorated with large wooden troll carvings.
Baraboo, Wisconsin

Circus World Museum

A large circus museum with summer performances.
Sister Bay, Wisconsin

Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant

Restaurant in Northern Wisconsin comes with a unique feature: a grassy roof covered in living goats.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee Art Museum

This striking art museum holds an amazing series of curiosity cabinets.
Kawasaki, Japan

Kanamara Matsuri Festival

A rare festival blending religion, blacksmiths, vagina dentata, sex workers, and the straight-up facts of life.
Kawasaki, Japan

Anata No Warehouse

This faux-seedy Japanese arcade is made up to look like a maze of alleys straight out of a cyberpunk dystopia.
Tokyo, Japan

Intermediatheque

An unexpected curiosity cabinet hidden within a department store in the Japan Post tower.
Tokyo, Japan

Odaiba Statue of Liberty

This little replica of Lady Liberty provides a bit of NYC in a Japanese city.
Tokyo, Japan

Akihabara Electric Town

Once a black market electronics marketplace, now an otaku shopper's paradise.
Kamakura, Japan

The Great Buddha of Kamakura

A bronze statue dating back as far as 1252, still has remnants of gold on its right cheek from ancient gilding.
Tokyo, Japan

Hachiko

After a profound show of devotion for his master, a dog becomes the symbol of loyalty for an entire nation.
Tokyo, Japan

Ghibli Museum

A magical place that lets you play in and explore the world of Studio Ghibli.
Tokyo, Japan

Roppongi Hills Garden Pond

An ordinary pond with fish from out of this world.
Belleville, Wisconsin

Stewart Tunnel Ice Formations

Every winter, the wind carves blocks of frozen water into beautiful abstract shapes inside this unusually curved tunnel.
Madison, Wisconsin

Annie Stewart Memorial Fountain

A largely forgotten and touching neoclassical marble fountain overlooking a bear mound effigy.
Madison, Wisconsin

L.R. Ingersoll Physics Museum

A hundred-year-old museum filled with giant physics toys and experiments designed by grad students.
Blue Mounds, Wisconsin

Cave of the Mounds

This cave holds a surprisingly colorful variety of geological oddities.
Evanston, Illinois

Dave's Down to Earth Rock Shop

Shop of curiosities with a dinosaur museum tucked in its basement.
Spring Green, Wisconsin

House on the Rock

A bizarre house filled with an astounding array of collections.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

American Science & Surplus

Robots, Lasers, and Whoopee Cushions. Oh My!
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

Wizard Quest

A theme park attraction designed to turn your children into LARPers.