Oakcrest12's User Profile - Atlas Obscura
Unusual adventures and hidden discoveries. Explore our 2018 trips now »
Leaderboard Highlights
Oakcrest12's activity rankings
1st
Places visited in Madison, Wisconsin
1st
Places visited in Baraboo, Wisconsin
Loading map...
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Safe House

A place to eat for on-the-run agents and espionage enthusiasts.
43.0404, -87.9101
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The Bronze Fonz

Statue dedicated to the star of an old television show.
43.0410, -87.9098
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee Art Museum

This striking art museum holds an amazing series of curiosity cabinets.
43.0385, -87.8975
Each bug is one story tall
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Ladybug Building

The bugs crawling down the front of this office building are almost as big as a '68 VW Beetle.
43.0330, -87.9091
Front of bar
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Shaker's Cigar Bar

Once a speakeasy operated by Al Capone, this Milwaukee cigar bar is now a haven for ghost hunters.
43.0268, -87.9125
Fermenting waste on a conveyor belt.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Jones Island Water Reclamation Facility

A factory in Milwaukee where poop is reclaimed… and recycled.
43.0219, -87.8989
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

American Science & Surplus

Robots, Lasers, and Whoopee Cushions. Oh My!
42.9877, -87.9990
Williams Bay, Wisconsin

Yerkes Observatory

Home to the world's largest refracting telescope and the birthplace of modern astrophysics.
42.5703, -88.5561
Mars Cheese Castle's iconic sign stands 80 feet tall
Kenosha, Wisconsin

Mars Cheese Castle

Wisconsin's most celebrated export gets the royal treatment on I-94.
42.6150, -87.9528
Ed Gein's chipped headstone as it appeared in 1999, prior to being stolen, returned, and sequestered at a museum in Waushara County, Wisconsin.
Plainfield, Wisconsin

Grave of Ed Gein

Eternal resting place of the grave robber and murderer who served as inspiration for many of cinema’s famous madmen.
44.2167, -89.5204
Wizard Quest
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

Wizard Quest

A theme park attraction designed to turn your children into LARPers.
43.6277, -89.7767
Baraboo, Wisconsin

Circus World Museum

A large circus museum with summer performances.
43.4838, -89.7583
Front porch at Flyways
Baraboo, Wisconsin

Flyways Waterfowl Museum

At this Wisconsin museum there are real ducks, fake ducks, duck calls and a Duck Blind.
43.4359, -89.7409
The John Michael Kohler Arts Center
Sheboygan, Wisconsin

John Michael Kohler Arts Center

A museum celebrating the self-taught artist-environment builder.
43.7525, -87.7101
Lamp House
Madison, Wisconsin

Lamp House

Hidden away in the city of Madison, Wisconsin is a nearly forgotten home that Frank Lloyd Wright built for a childhood friend.
43.0771, -89.3824
Muir's clock, circa 1860.  Exhibit at the Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison.
Madison, Wisconsin

John Muir's Alarm Clock Desk

Before he was America’s most famous conservationist, John Muir was an ingenious mechanical inventor.
43.0754, -89.4000
Madison, Wisconsin

Dead Pals of Sam Sanfillippo

Amateur taxidermy museum known for its large collection of white squirrels.
43.0880, -89.4843
An old postcard showing the Forest Products Building c. 1930.
Madison, Wisconsin

Forest Products Laboratory

Where experiments are conducted on all things wood.
43.0746, -89.4276
Rear view of the two figures atop the Annie Stewart Memorial Fountain located near the effigy mounds at the end of Erin Street overlooking the Henry Vilas Zoo in Madison, Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin

Annie Stewart Memorial Fountain

A largely forgotten and touching neoclassical marble fountain overlooking a bear mound effigy.
43.0595, -89.4079
Otis Redding Memorial Plaque
Madison, Wisconsin

Otis Redding Memorial Plaque

A bronze plaque marks the site of the only show the King of the Soul Singers ever missed.
43.0716, -89.3802