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Boston, Massachusetts

Forest Hills Cemetery

A beautiful Victorian-era cemetery, complete with a miniature village.
Boston, Massachusetts

Warren Anatomical Museum

This Boston medical museum features the skull of the famous medical case of Phineas Gage.
Dothan, Alabama

Peanuts on Parade

Dothan, Alabama has been invaded by scores of anthropomorphic peanuts.
Foley, Alabama

Holmes Medical Museum

Tucked away atop a quaint Alabama pharmacy is this tiny display of antique medical tools.
Moundville, Alabama

Moundville Archaeological Site

A collection of huge Pre-Colombian structures in Alabama.
Cullman, Alabama

Ave Maria Grotto

A miniature city built by a single hunchbacked monk.
Montevallo, Alabama

Tinglewood Carvings

Orr Park's dead trees have been carved into a menagerie of whimsical visages.
Fackler, Alabama

Neversink Pit

This natural wonder drops 16 stories straight down through rare flora and streaming waterfalls.
Scottsboro, Alabama

Unclaimed Baggage Center

One person's lost luggage is another person's treasure.
Seale, Alabama

The Museum Of Wonder

A former taxidermist has turned his old shop into a folk art mecca.
Seale, Alabama

The Drive-Thru Museum

A wealth of local folk art, antiques, and curios, without ever leaving your car.
Peoria, Illinois

Peoria Scale Model of the Solar System

The world's third-largest scale model of the planets.
Evanston, Illinois

Halim Time & Glass Museum

The first and only museum dedicated to stained glass and horology opened outside of Chicago in 2017.
Shirley, Illinois

Funk Gem and Mineral Museum

Eclectic collection of rare and beautiful stones in an historic home.
Watertown, Massachusetts

The Plumbing Museum

Located in a beautifully restored ice house, this museum is the result of decades of hard work and devotion to the craft of plumbing.
Mackinaw City, Michigan

The Wacky Taxidermy & Miniatures Museum

Taxidermy and miniatures come together to create this unique museum.
Namibia

Namib Sand Sea

A desert that rolls right up to the ocean, where it's so dry animals live off the fog.
Borgholm, Sweden

Neptuni Åkrar

An otherworldly fossil-rich cobble beach marked with Viking graves.
East Lansing, Michigan

W. J. Beal Botanical Garden

The plants form a living library and laboratory for researchers and students at Michigan State University.
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Matthaei Botanical Gardens

These gardens recreate unique and endangered Michigan habitats.
Detroit, Michigan

Detroit Salt Mine

Over a thousand feet beneath the Detroit streets is a subterranean metropolis few are allowed to enter.
Leland, Michigan

Wreck of the Francisco Morazan

The rusted remains of an ill-fated freighter lie just off the coast of South Manitou Island in Lake Michigan.
Paradise, Michigan

Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum

This lighthouse and shipwreck museum keep a torch burning for the memory of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald.
Carp Lake, Michigan

Ruins of the Waugoshance Light Station

During WWII the U.S. Navy conducted primitive drone strikes on this Lake Michigan lighthouse.