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London, England

Pollock's Toy Museum

A toy store with a century-long history preserves the craftsmanship of playthings of the past.
London, England

Sir John Soane's Museum

A cluttered and astounding collection of ethnographic items.
Paju, South Korea

Third Tunnel of Aggression

Secret North Korean passage discovered below the world's most dangerous border.
Seoul, South Korea

Trick Eye Museum

South Korea's love of the silly photograph is on full display at this goofy collection of trompe l'oeil paintings.
Danvers, Massachusetts

Salem Village Witchcraft Victims Memorial

Memorial of the Salem witchcraft hysteria in the town of Danvers, where it all began.
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall Weathervane

An interesting decoration on this historic site, this weathervane comes with as many legends as it does questions.
Boston, Massachusetts

Great Boston Molasses Flood Plaque

The site of one of the strangest disasters in history—a wave of deadly molasses traveling at 35 mph.
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall

A former waterfront market is now in the center of town due to some interesting Boston engineering.
Boston, Massachusetts

Cocoanut Grove Fire Plaque

A plaque memorializes the Boston location of one of the largest nightclub fires in history.
Boston, Massachusetts

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum (The Gardner)

Two thousand artifacts from around the world collected by one woman with an addiction.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Glass Flowers at Harvard Museum of Natural History

Impossibly life-like natural history models created out of glass by a German father and son.
Winslow, Arizona

Meteor Crater

This 4,000-ft. in diameter hole claims to be "the most well known, best preserved meteorite crater on Earth."
Holbrook, Arizona

Petrified Forest National Park

Discover fossils that are over 200 million years old in northeastern Arizona.
Hampden, New Zealand

Moeraki Boulders

Highly spherical boulders on the shores of New Zealand.
Lake Tekapo, New Zealand

Lake Tekapo

A perfect turquoise lake colored with glacier dust.
Tokyo, Japan

Ghibli Museum

A magical place that lets you play in and explore the world of Studio Ghibli.
Paju, South Korea

Korean Demilitarized Zone

Last frontier of the Cold War.
Seoul, South Korea

War Memorial of Korea

Home to more than 13,000 pieces of war memorabilia and military equipment.
Gyeongju, South Korea

Cheomseongdae

Numerical symbolism abound at East Asia's oldest observatory.
Boston, Massachusetts

Hood Milk Bottle

Ice cream stand, snack bar, and time capsule of milk conveyance.
Boston, Massachusetts

Mapparium

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

Musée Mécanique

A collection of 20th-century automata, penny arcade games, and musical contraptions.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mütter Museum

America's most famous museum of medical oddities, and home to the remains of Einstein's brain.
San Francisco, California

Exploratorium

San Francisco's newly reopened hands-on science museum.