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Bloomington, Indiana

Brain Sculpture

The world's largest anatomically-accurate brain sculpture.
39.1721, -86.5202
Bloomington, Indiana

The Garret

Ornate limestone building now filled with taxidermy, geologic specimens, and more.
39.1666, -86.5374
Moon over the fort.
West Lafayette, Indiana

Fort Ouiatenon

Historians and hobbyists head to this former French outpost for the annual Feast of the Hunters' Moon.
40.4080, -86.9639
Paul Revere House from the street
Boston, Massachusetts

The Paul Revere House

Oldest house in downtown Boston was once the home of Paul Revere.
42.3638, -71.0537
Alamo cat graves.
San Antonio, Texas

Alamo Cat Graves

Two small markers remember the Alamo's feline protectors.
29.4257, -98.4862
Woman Hollering Creek.
Saint Hedwig, Texas

Woman Hollering Creek

A tiny waterway named after a ghost story.
29.4480, -98.1888
The line in the sand.
San Antonio, Texas

Alamo Line in the Sand

Legend has it the commander of the defenders drew a fateful line in the dirt with his sword just before the final battle.
29.4260, -98.4861
The Picasso Benches.
San Antonio, Texas

The Picasso Benches

Tile mosaics and quotes from Pablo Picasso add an artistic flair to these bus stop benches.
29.4101, -98.4955
The Ivy Side
San Antonio, Texas

Rosita's Bridge

An ivy-covered arch bridge dedicated to Tejano music singer and legend Rosita Fernandez.
29.4218, -98.4891
The Buckhorn Saloon and Museum.
San Antonio, Texas

Buckhorn Saloon and Museum

A 131-year-old wunderkammer of Texan history.
29.4262, -98.4890
The two Frost Bank logos make up the eyes of the "Owl Building."
Austin, Texas

Frost Bank Tower

Locals dubbed it the "Owl Building" because of its bird-like appearance.
30.2664, -97.7428
Animatronic LBJ tells stories and makes jokes
Austin, Texas

Animatronic Lyndon Baines Johnson

Just like the real 36th president of the United States, animatronic LBJ amuses visitors with jokes and stories.
30.2858, -97.7293
Moonlight tower at night
Austin, Texas

Austin Moonlight Towers

Turning night into day in Victorian-era Austin to thwart a serial killer.
30.2717, -97.7452
Austin, Texas

HOPE Outdoor Gallery

This failed condo development reborn as an emerging street art hub.
30.2765, -97.7531
Austin, Texas

Congress Bridge Bats

Home to the largest urban bat colony in North America, estimated at 1.5 million bats.
30.2608, -97.7456
Freaks of Nature
Austin, Texas

Museum of the Weird

Continuing the tradition of the dime museum in style.
30.2670, -97.7387
Houston, Texas

Museum of Health and Medical Science

A health museum containing a 27’’½-foot intestine.
29.7217, -95.3859
B.C. era urn.
San Antonio, Texas

Roman Urn Collection at SAMA

Amazingly detailed marble cinerary urns that once held the cremains of Roman elite.
29.4376, -98.4821
Trans-Alleghany Lunatic Asylum
Weston, West Virginia

Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

A particularly creepy abandoned asylum which sparks interest with the morbid and the ghost hunters.
39.0384, -80.4673
Florence, Italy

Bronze Replica of Michelangelo’s David

A copy of the famous statue can be found in this Florence piazza, along with one of the most breathtaking views of the city below.
43.7623, 11.2652
Balto in the Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Cleveland, Ohio

Balto the Sled Dog

Heroic sled dog of the 1925 serum run preserved in taxidermy.
41.5117, -81.6118
Cleveland, Ohio

The Percy Skuy Collection on the History of Contraception

Unique collection containing a wide and curious range of contraceptive items.
41.5003, -81.6858
1875 Doctors Office
Cleveland, Ohio

Dittrick Medical Museum

Medical history museum featuring a lovely doctor's office from the 1800s.
41.5059, -81.6090
The Fountain of the Innocents is one of the few surviving pieces of the lost cemetery.
Paris, France

Fountain of Innocents

A 16th-century fountain marks the site of a lost medieval cemetery once filled with mass graves.
48.8606, 2.3469