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Toronto, Ontario

Rock of the Matterhorn

This half-ton piece of the Alps sits at the base of the CN Tower.
London, England

Tower of London's Ceremony of the Keys

The ritual has been performed uninterrupted for nearly 700 years.
London, England

Chi-Chi the Giant Panda

The beloved beast's taxidermy remains sit in the Natural History Museum's cafe.
Vancouver, British Columbia

'Gassy Jack' Statue

An effigy of Vancouver's Gastown neighorhood's namesake.
Brooklyn, New York

Harry Nilsson's Childhood Home

The childhood home of one of America's greatest unsung troubadours still stands in a much changed Brooklyn neighborhood.
New York, New York

41 Cooper Square

This exemplar of modernist architecture is meant to captivate and inspire students of the Cooper Union.
New York, New York

Toynbee Tiles

Cryptic messages embedded in the New York City sidewalk.
New York, New York

Explorers Club Headquarters

A treasure trove of artifacts, books, and artwork from the "golden age" of exploration.
New York, New York

Alice in Wonderland Statue

This whimsical group of statues is a favorite of children who love to climb all over Lewis Carroll's beloved characters.
London, England

Monument to the Great Fire of London

The commemorative stone column conceals a secret laboratory.
New York, New York

Asiatic Leopard Diorama

One of the most dazzling dioramas at the American Museum of Natural History is also one of the oldest.
Oxford, England

The Bear Inn

This centuries-old pub boasts a collection of more than 4,500 snippets of neckties from around the world.
Bayfield, Prince Edward Island

Confederation Bridge

This engineering marvel is the longest bridge in Canada and one of the longest spans in the world.
Greater London, England

Alfred Russel Wallace Statue

A tribute to an explorer and naturalist often overlooked by history.
New York, New York

African Elephants Diorama

This magnificent herd of stampeding elephants has been frozen in time for over a century.
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Signal Hill

The first transatlantic wireless signal was received at this 17th-century fort.
Colborne, Ontario

The Big Apple

This giant roadside fruit is home to an array of apple-based treats.
New York, New York

Scavenger Taxidermy Diorama

This morbid scene depicts the Darwinian drama of death on the African savannah.
London, Ontario

Labatt Memorial Park

The world’s oldest baseball field had to fight to earn its record.
Montreal, Québec

Biosphere of Montreal

Designed by Buckminster Fuller, this relic of the 67 Expo survived fire and ice.
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre

The world's only bushplane museum captures the spirit of the early planes and pilots and their contributions to northern life in Canada.
Ottawa, Ontario

Château Laurier

The mastermind behind this palatial hotel perished on the Titanic weeks before its grand opening.
Toronto, Ontario

Berczy Park Dog Fountain

This whimsical fountain pays tribute to Toronto's four-legged friends.
Toronto, Ontario

Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation & Fantasy

A unique collection of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and everything in-between.