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Einstein's Brain Slides
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mütter Museum

America's most famous museum of medical oddities, and home to the remains of Einstein's brain.
39.9535, -75.1768
Round guitar disaplay
Rochester, New York

House of Guitars

The largest guitar store in the world has been visited by some of music's all-time greats passing through upstate New York.
43.2102, -77.5991
Wareham, Massachusetts

Porter Thermometer Museum

The world's best collection to gauge whether or not you should wear a scarf outside.
41.7504, -70.6641
Worcester, Massachusetts

Higgins Armory Museum

Once a private collection, now the only museum of arms and armor in the Western Hemisphere - CLOSED.
42.2991, -71.7990
Winthrop, Massachusetts

Deer Island Treatment Plant

Second largest wastewater treatment plant in the country.
42.3510, -70.9571
The famous statue has had an interesting life.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

John Harvard 'Statue of Three Lies'

The statue of John Harvard isn't actually John Harvard—or even, technically, the founder of the school.
42.3743, -71.1173
Harvard Lampoon building.
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Harvard Lampoon Building

The headquarters of one of the world’s longest-running humor magazines bears a noticeable resemblance to a head wearing a Prussian helmet.
42.3716, -71.1172
Star Market jutting out over the highway
Newton, Massachusetts

Star Market

This supermarket is suspended 25 feet above an interstate highway.
42.3506, -71.2089
Harvard Bridge
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Harvard Bridge

This simple foot bridge was the birthplace of a unit of measurement based on a fraternity joke.
42.3546, -71.0913
Quabbin Reservoir
Ware, Massachusetts

Quabbin Reservoir

The largest body of water in Massachusetts annihilated four small towns just to slake Boston's thirst.
42.3621, -72.3015
Somerville, Massachusetts

Somerville Round House

A unique columnar residence built in the 19th century.
42.3845, -71.1077
A hawk perched atop the Pink House.
Newbury, Massachusetts

Plum Island Pink House

This picturesque abandoned home is the ultimate spite house.
42.7971, -70.8306
The world's largest air-insulated Van de Graaff generator demonstrates the power of electricity.
Boston, Massachusetts

World's Largest Air-Insulated Van de Graaff Generator

The massive machine creates cracking displays of indoor lightning.
42.3676, -71.0707
Library of the Mount
Lenox, Massachusetts

The Mount

The mansion home of author Edith Wharton.
42.3360, -73.2836
A mechanical collage at the museum.
Waltham, Massachusetts

Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation

A steampunk wonderland that preserves America's history of industrial innovation.
42.3732, -71.2346
Boston, Massachusetts

Faneuil Hall

A former waterfront market is now in the center of town due to some interesting Boston engineering.
42.3600, -71.0562
Hull, Massachusetts

Georges Island

Civil War Fort on an island in the Boston Harbor.
42.3200, -70.9287
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Amherst, Massachusetts

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

Founded by the famed children's book artist, this museum spreads an appreciation of the arts through picture books.
42.3210, -72.5331
Bunker Hill Monument
Boston, Massachusetts

Bunker Hill Monument

This monument on Breed's Hill proves that one of the most famous battles of the Revolutionary War is misnamed.
42.3761, -71.0600
The Old Power House
Somerville, Massachusetts

Old Powder House

Rising 30 feet in the air atop Quarry Hill, the Old Powder House is the oldest stone building in the state of Massachusetts.
42.4002, -71.1162
Mrs Mallard and her entire brood.
Boston, Massachusetts

Make Way for Ducklings Statue

Mrs. Mallard and her brood are a beloved fixture in Boston Public Garden.
42.3555, -71.0698
Sculpture on the grounds
North Adams, Massachusetts

Natural Bridge State Park

Naturally formed white marble arch housed in an abandoned marble quarry from the 1800s.
42.7066, -73.0905
Brattle Book Shop.
Boston, Massachusetts

Brattle Book Shop

One of the oldest used bookstores in the U.S. has been selling antiquarian treasures since 1825.
42.3547, -71.0621
Boston, Massachusetts

Boston Tea Kettle

This massive tea kettle was once a promotional stunt for the Oriental Teashop.
42.3593, -71.0592