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Springfield, Massachusetts

Springfield Armory

The largest collection of historic military firearms in the United States.
Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgow Police Museum

This hidden gem reveals the history of Britain's first police force.
Brooklyn, New York

Most Holy Trinity Cemetery

A burial ground of rusting metal grave markers.
Keoldale, Scotland

Cape Wrath

The farthest northwesterly point of the British mainland is one of the most remote places in the Scottish Highlands.
State College, Pennsylvania

Willard Mural

No one knows who painted this mysterious mural in a Penn State basement.
Glasgow, Scotland

Panther Milk Bar

A secret door leads to this cozy dive that sells only “milk.”
Lima, Peru

Abtao Submarine Museum

The retired vessel is South America's first floating museum.
New York, New York

Staple Street Skybridge

Imagine having a street run right through your home, or better yet, a historic bridge three stories high.
Williamsburg, Virginia

The Archaearium

This museum for people who really dig colonial American history holds an unsavory secret.
New York, New York

Shorakkopoch Rock

A large boulder marks the place where the island of Manhattan was purportedly sold to the Dutch.
Antofagasta, Chile

Antofagasta Mountainside Messages

Instead of using billboards, some people here relay their messages on the side of a mountain.
Tulsk, Ireland

Rathcroghan

This ancient Irish landscape boasts hundreds of legendary ruins.
Glencoe, Scotland

Ralston Cairn

Nestled atop a wind-swept crag in the Scottish Highlands is a lonely memorial to a beloved hiker.
Salem, Massachusetts

The Witch House of Salem

One of the only structures left with direct ties to the Salem witchcraft trials of 1692.
New York, New York

The SeaGlass Carousel

Manhattan’s Battery Park has a whimsical carousel full of spinning, glowing fish.
Prague, Czechia

'Il Commendatore' ('Cloak of Conscience')

This spooky statue sits outside a famous Prague theater.
Prague, Czechia

'Llamas (He and She)'

The rusted creatures wait to be discovered in Prague's botanical garden.
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

Christian Sanderson Museum

An unusual and eclectic collection of local historical memorabilia.
Cape Charles, Virginia

Kiptopeke's Concrete Fleet

Nine of the very few concrete ships ever made in the U.S. are beautifully decaying off of a Virginia pier.
Virginia Beach, Virginia

The Witch of Pungo Statue

This statue is dedicated to Grace Sherwood, the last person in Virginia to be convicted of being a witch.
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Niagara Falls Floral Clock

This impressive working clock made of 16,000 plants changes its flowers twice a year.
Glasgow, Scotland

The Lighthouse

Climb this overlooked gem's spiral staircase and you'll be rewarded with spectacular views of Glasgow.
Tomkins Cove, New York

Bear Mountain Walt Whitman Statue

The poet's been ambling through these New York woods since 1940.
Williston, Florida

Devil's Den

The scuba diving training facility was named for the steam that rises from the cave's chimney.