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North Yorkshire, England

Eden Camp

WWII artifacts, including the building itself.
London, England

The Imperial War Museum London

This massive collection of British military artifacts includes the heartbreaking personal letters of the men in the trenches of WWI.
York, England

British National Railway Museum

The National Railway Museum in York is the largest railway museum in the world, attracting almost 1 million visitors per year.
London, England

Natural History Museum of London

Seventy million natural history specimens call this gargantuan museum home.
Manchester, England

Manchester Museum

19th century museum with an eclectic mix of curiosities, from Egyptian artifacts to items on archery history to the skull of the world's oldest horse.
Eyam, England

Eyam Plague Village

Eyam took steps to quarantine themselves and keep the plague from spreading.
Sheffield, England

Lodge Moor POW Camp Ruins

A brick foundation and piles of listing building materials are all that remains of this World War II POW camp.
Whitby, England

Bram Stoker Memorial Seat

The view that inspired the scenes of Dracula's first landing in England.
York, England

Cat Statues of York

A century-old tradition has culminated in a small but singular collection of feline effigies.
Whitby, England

Ruins of Whitby Abbey

The gloomy ruins that inspired Bram Stoker to bring Dracula to life.
Whitby, England

Whitby Museum, Library & Archive

The curious and tiny collection contains some very odd objects.
Prague, Czechia

Sex Machines Museum

The first museum in the world devoted to sexual gadgetry.
Isle of Wight, England

Blackgang Chine

The UKs oldest theme park slowly slips away.
Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Sigiriya

An ancient stone fortress considered by many to be the eighth wonder of the world.
Derbyshire, England

Blue John Cavern

A semi-precious cavern system that not only mines rare minerals but also tourists' dollars.
Norton, England

Sheffield General Cemetery

Cemetery established by the Victorians as a solution to the overflowing graveyards.
Kutna Hora, Czechia

Sedlec Ossuary "Bone Church"

A church of bones, decorated with 40,000 human skeletons.