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Sparta, Wisconsin

Wegner Grotto

Homemade outdoor church and sculpture garden decorated with glass shards.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Svedberg Studios

A Studio on the Fringes of the Northeast Art District.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Hollywood Theater

The Art Deco Silver Screen.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Brickmania Toyworks

The Real LegoLand.
Gladbrook, Iowa

Matchstick Marvels Museum

A single artist is behind these large-scale models made of hundreds of thousands of two-inch wooden matchsticks.
Dodgeville, Wisconsin

C-97 Stratofreighter at the Don Q Inn

One of the last surviving C-97s sits in a field in front of a Wisconsin inn.
Orr, Minnesota

Vince Shute Wildlife Sanctuary

Where you can photograph wild black bears without worrying about becoming dinner.
Virginia, Minnesota

Floating Loon of Virginia

The world's largest floating loon bobs in the lake to kick off an annual festival.
Grand Rapids, Minnesota

Judy Garland Museum

Home to a vast collection of The Wizard of Oz memorabilia and the site of an infamous theft.
Phillips, Wisconsin

Fred Smith's Wisconsin Concrete Park

An oddly poignant roadside attraction celebrating American folklore.
Sparta, Wisconsin

FAST Fiberglass Mold Graveyard

The molds of fiberglass statues make for eerie statues themselves.
Duluth, Minnesota

Glensheen Historic Estate

This posh mansion began as a family's estate and ended as the site of a murder ripped from the pages of a pulp novel.
Neillsville, Wisconsin

Chatty Belle

The world's largest talking cow would like to tell you about the benefits of 100% Wisconsin dairy products, if only she still could.
Neillsville, Wisconsin

World's Fair Wisconsin Pavilion

This odd-shaped relic from the 1964 New York World's Fair found its way back home to Wisconsin.
La Crosse, Wisconsin

World's Largest Six-Pack

Giant six-pack could provide one person a six-pack a day for 3,351 years.
Alexandria, Minnesota

Kensington Runestone

14th century Norse artifacts in Northwestern Minnesota could have proved a Viking landing before Columbus.
Alexandria, Minnesota

Big Ole

America's largest viking stands in a Minnesota city that believes it was visited by the ancient nords.
Harmony, Minnesota

Niagara Cave

This large midwestern cavern features impressive rock formations and an underground waterfall.
Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Paul Bunyan Logging Camp Museum

The titular fictional logger only inhabits this otherwise historically focussed museum via a piece of fiberglass kitsch.
Cold Spring, Minnesota

Grasshopper Chapel

After four years of grasshopper plagues, this chapel was erected as a plea to God to make them end.
Dassel, Minnesota

The Mushroom Building

The fungus-shaped vintage gas station has served multiple purposes over its lifetime, and now serves ice cream.
Jordan, Minnesota

Minnesota's Largest Candy Store

This bright yellow building is packed with sweet treats from all around the world, from chocolate-covered crickets to whoopie pies.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Pavek Museum

Explore the History & Technology of Electronic Communication
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Washburn Park Water Tower

Eight "Guardians of Health" protect this art deco water tower from pollutants and bacteria.