Pensacola, Florida Attractions

Unusual landmarks, museums, roadside attractions, and hidden wonders in Pensacola and the surrounding area. The National Naval Aviation Museum, with its bombs, and the Wentworth Museum, with its petrified cat, give visitors good reasons to stay indoors in this sunny Gulf Coast city.

Wentworth Museum: Petrified Cat

Sights for Oddball Excursions

  • Bamahenge


    Elberta, Alabama

    The world's first full-size fiberglass Stonehenge was built by Foamhenge creator Mark Cline.

  • Lady in the Lake

    Lady in the Lake

    Elberta, Alabama

    The giant Lady, a creation of artist Mark Cline, appears to be using the Bayou La Launch as a bathtub.

  • Dinosaurs in the Woods

    Dinosaurs in the Woods

    Elberta, Alabama

    Four realistic dinosaurs appear to be strolling through the woods, far from any logical tourist attraction.

  • National Naval Aviation Museum

    National Naval Aviation Museum

    Pensacola, Florida

    A life-sized flight deck replica of aircraft carrier USS Cabot dominates one huge gallery, with vintage World War II fighter planes arrayed on the deck. The infamous "Mission Accomplished" jet of George W. Bush is here, too. 37 acres of outdoor exhibits as well.

  • Wentworth Museum: Petrified Cat

    Wentworth Museum: Petrified Cat

    Pensacola, Florida

    T. T. Wentworth Jr. was a compulsive collector who donated all of his stuff to Pensacola -- including a mummified cat and an Abraham Lincoln head made of mulched money.

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April 30, 2017

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