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Atlanta, Georgia

Center for Puppetry Arts

The largest puppetry museum in the USA, houses the world's most complete collection of Jim Henson artifacts.
Wilkieston, Scotland

Jupiter Artland

Large-scale contemporary artworks tower over fields and lurk in forests around a Jacobean manor house.
Киев, Ukraine

Museum of Unnecessary Things

A Kiev-based repository for all manners of discarded curiosities.
Naples, Italy

MUSA Anatomy Museum

This Neapolitan exhibition hall grants weird and wonderful insight into the intricacies of human biology.
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Glitchy's Believe It Or Don't Oddity Museum

This small collection in the back of a shop is the only oddities museum in Saskatoon.
Orlando, Florida

Tupperware Confidence Center

A museum preserving one company’s history of preserving food.
Goldfield, Nevada

Goldfield Hotel

This once bustling boomtown hotel is now the hottest spot in Nevada for ghost hunters.
Sponsored by TravelNevada
Jönköping N, Sweden

Visingsö Oak Forest

A forest of immensely tall and unusually straight oak trees planted nearly 200 years ago to build naval ships that never came to be.
Shelby, Michigan

Cherry Point Farm and Market Lavender Labyrinth

West Michigan’s Cherry Point Farm and Market boasts a lavender labyrinth so large it’s visible on Google Earth.
Atlanta, Georgia

Robert C. Williams Paper Museum

One of the world’s largest collections of paper memorabilia chronicles 4,000 years of papermaking.
Kintamani, Indonesia

Bayung Gede Placenta Graveyard

In this Balinese village, coconut shells containing placentas are hung from trees.
Kia, Indonesia

Korowai Tree Houses

In southeastern Papua, the Korowai people live in unique treetop dwellings.
Guiyang, China

Liebian International Building

On special occasions, one of the world's tallest artificial waterfalls gushes down the side of this Chinese skyscraper.
Benson, Arizona

Singing Wind Bookshop

Hidden on a cattle ranch in Arizona, this bookstore has been celebrating Southwest literature for more than 40 years.
North Kingstown, Rhode Island

Gilbert Stuart Birthplace

The idyllic colonial home of the artist behind the famous portraits of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson.
Amanlis, France

La Maison Sculptée

An enchanting work of outsider art, full of whimsical sculptures and carvings.
Bhimashankar, India

India's Giant Technicolor Squirrels

These particularly resplendent rodents are the state animal of Maharashtra.
Walhalla, South Carolina

Oconee Station State Historic Site

A historic blockhouse and trading post give a glimpse into the early colonial history of South Carolina.
Sponsored by SCPRT
Langrick, England

The Bubblecar Museum

A working farm turned into a museum dedicated to the world's most unbelievably tiny cars.
Sonora, California

Legends Books, Antiques & Soda Fountain

A cozy bookstore is tucked within an old gold mine shaft beneath the cafe and ice cream shop.
Cashiers, North Carolina

Grimshawes Post Office

This 5-by-6-foot wooden hut is the smallest historic post office in the U.S.
Cave City, Kentucky

Mammoth Cave Wildlife Museum

Amazing taxidermy dioramas from the 1960s in a cement building meant to look like an ice cave.
Sheffield, England

Shepherd Wheel

In England, an 18th-century water-powered workshop still stands.
Asheville, North Carolina

Basilica of Saint Lawrence, Asheville

This rare basilica nestled right in downtown Asheville is an architectural marvel, inside and out.