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Aliens welcome visitors to the jerky mothership
Baker, California

Alien Fresh Jerky

Finally the worlds of UFO enthusiasts and beef jerky lovers have come together in this roadside shop.
35.2687, -116.0706
Crypt of the Three Skeletons.
Rome, Italy

Santa Maria della Concezione Crypts

The crypts of Capuchin friars decorated with the bones of over 4,000 friars, including an entire "crypt of pelvises."
41.9047, 12.4882
The Whaley House, which served as a county courthouse and theater, is open to the public all year. (Alyx Sariol/Atlas Obscura)
San Diego, California

Whaley House

San Diego's most historic and haunted home.
32.7525, -117.1945
Los Angeles, California

Pink's Hot Dogs

World-famous, Pink's still manages to keep its prized cult fetish status.
34.0840, -118.3444
Artillery
South El Monte, California

American Military Museum

A military vehicle collection, showcasing how war transportation advanced from horse drawn artillery to self propelled cannons.
34.0512, -118.0642
Los Angeles, California

Skeletons in the Closet

Gift shop offering toe tags and chalk body beach towels tucked into a coroner's office.
34.0485, -118.2088
Abandoned Neverland Ranch
Santa Ynez, California

Neverland Ranch

The abandoned personal amusement park of the King of Pop.
34.7454, -120.0883
Los Angeles, California

Old Zoo Picnic Area

The Abandoned Zoo enclosures offer a perfect place to experience the other side of the bars.
34.1339, -118.2886
Rubel Castle
Glendora, California

Rubel Castle

A giant castle of junk.
34.1501, -117.8544
Solvang, California

OstrichLand USA

Get up close to emus and ostriches, or buy their tasty meat.
34.6063, -120.1765
Church of San Sebastiano.
Rome, Italy

The Catacombs of San Sebastian

Jesus' footprints and the first catacombs in the world.
41.8559, 12.5163
Catacombes de Paris.
Paris, France

Catacombes de Paris

The Catacombs hold secrets much stranger than the bones stacked within them.
48.8343, 2.3322
Montreal, Québec

Redpath Museum

One of Canada's oldest museums, the beautiful Redpath has been serving up Natural History and Ethnography since 1882.
45.5046, -73.5778
Seodaemun Prison's main hall.
Seoul, South Korea

Seodaemun Prison

A chilling monument to Korean patriots who resisted the Japanese occupation.
37.5743, 126.9559
Seoul, South Korea

War Memorial of Korea

Home to more than 13,000 pieces of war memorabilia and military equipment.
37.5295, 126.9647
Meguro Parasitological Museum
Tokyo, Japan

Meguro Parasitological Museum

Meet the world's longest tapeworm in a collection that really gets under your skin.
35.6319, 139.7068
San Bernardino, California

Zzyzx Mineral Springs and Healing Center

Former utopian healing center, created by a huckster and built by derelicts.
35.1431, -116.1042
Entryway to the museum.
Las Vegas, Nevada

National Atomic Testing Museum

Stepping away from the glitz of mobsters and casinos to learn about the other history of Vegas.
36.1141, -115.1484
Los Angeles, California

Old Trapper's Lodge Statues

A wild west scene starring life-sized wooden statues hides in the trees behind Pierce College.
34.1823, -118.5709
Concrete building at the abandoned Murphy Ranch.
Los Angeles, California

Rustic Canyon's Murphy Ranch

World War II-era Nazi compound nestled in the Santa Monica hills.
34.0683, -118.5105
Two faced kitten
Los Angeles, California

Venice Beach Freakshow

The largest collection of two headed animals in the world.
33.9904, -118.4764
Inglewood, California

Randy's Donuts

A giant donut stands as a popular symbol of Los Angeles iconography.
33.9619, -118.3705
Don't let the unassuming entrance fool you.
Culver City, California

The Museum of Jurassic Technology

A modern day curiosity cabinet.
34.0257, -118.3953
Image from the Psychiatry: An Industry of Death Museum website.
Los Angeles, California

Psychiatry: An Industry of Death Museum

A look into the Church of Scientology's deeply unfavorable view of psychiatry.
34.0980, -118.3339