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  • Dorothy's House and Land of Oz

    Dorothy's House and Land of Oz

    Liberal, Kansas

    Plot points of the film are colorfully recreated life-sized, and midget Munchkin mannequins are everywhere.

  • Killed Lincoln's Assassin, Lived in a Hole

    Killed Lincoln's Assassin, Lived in a Hole

    Concordia, Kansas

    Soldier Boston Corbett shot John Wilkes Booth. Later, this hole was his home.

  • Don Kracht's Castle Island

    Don Kracht's Castle Island

    Junction City, Kansas

    Retired math teacher goes all Medieval in his backyard.

  • That Grow a Beard Abe! Town

    That Grow a Beard Abe! Town

    Delphos, Kansas

    Abe Lincoln's insistent Grow-a-Beard girl lived here, but Delphos has greater claims to fame...

  • Cosmosphere

    Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center

    Hutchinson, Kansas

    Second only to The Smithsonian in space artifacts -- see Cosmonaut cast-offs, Nazi ballistics, and American moon diapers.

  • Underground Salt Museum

    Kansas Underground Salt Museum

    Hutchinson, Kansas

    Museum transports visitors 65 stories below ground to tour vast salt galleries.

  • Truckhenge


    Topeka, Kansas

    A distorted Stonehenge, but also a playful poke at bureaucrats.

  • M T Liggett

    M. T. Liggett's Political Sculptures

    Mullinville, Kansas

    Sculptures blown by the winds of politics, this Kansas man's viewpoint is writ in metal and bile. But he's not mad.

  • World's Largest Ball of Twine

    World's Largest Ball of Twine

    Cawker City, Kansas

    The late Frank Stoeber's giant twine ball continues to grow under the supervision of Cawker City residents.

  • Dalton Defenders Museum

    Dalton Defenders Museum

    Coffeyville, Kansas

    Contemplation and surprises at the Carmelite Shrines, part of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Monastery.

  • Garden of Eden

    Garden of Eden

    Lucas, Kansas

    Weird home of folk art and political statements; the late Sam Dinsmoor can be viewed in the back yard.

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