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  • Northlandz


    Flemington, New Jersey

    Wild, exaggerated landscapes predominate in this vast indoor miniature train universe. The owner performs on a Phantom-of-the-Opera-style theater organ for atmosphere.

  • Lucy the Elephant

    Lucy the Elephant

    Margate City, New Jersey

    A unique, multi-story 19th century building open for tours. "The only elephant you can go into and come out of alive."

  • Mercedes Benz Tombstone

    Mercedes Benz Tombstone

    Linden, New Jersey

    A teenager's car fantasy fulfilled -- posthumously. A full-size Mercedes Benz in granite is erected on his grave.

  • Sterling Hill Mining Museum and Tour

    Sterling Hill Mining Museum and Tour

    Ogdensburg, New Jersey

    Enter authentic zinc mine, see fake coal. Includes Thomas S. Warren Museum of Fluorescence.

  • Emilio Carranza Crash Monument

    Emilio Carranza Crash Monument

    Tabernacle, New Jersey

    A lonely pillar marks the spot where "the Lindbergh of Mexico" crashed and died in the New Jersey Pine Barrens.

  • Totally Hot Lady Liberty

    Totally Hot Lady Liberty

    Atlantic City, New Jersey

    Meant as an allegory on the horror of war, "Freedom Tearful" is an outdoor sculpture featuring a sexy and nude Lady Liberty atop a pile of World War I corpses.

  • Space Farms Zoo and Museum

    Space Farms Zoo and Museum

    Beemerville, New Jersey

    The stuffed carcass of Goliath is one of the treasures to be examined at this free museum of stuff.

  • Nitro Girl - Uniroyal Gal

    Nitro Girl - Uniroyal Gal

    Blackwood, New Jersey

    A pert Uniroyal Gal has been transformed into a superhero to hawk nitrogen-inflated tires.

  • 563 Flu Victims Died Here

    563 Flu Victims Died Here

    Cresskill, New Jersey

    The one place you don't want to be in a flu pandemic is a crowded military transit camp.

  • World's Largest Light Bulb

    World's Largest Light Bulb

    Edison, New Jersey

    It's perched atop an Art Deco tower, which stands where Thomas Edison once had a workshop.

  • Light Dispelling Darkness - WPA Art

    Light Dispelling Darkness - WPA Art

    Edison, New Jersey

    Science, Industry, and Education dispel War, Famine, Pestilence, Death, Greed, and Materialism. In a fountain.

  • Replica Mine and Fluorescent Rock Room

    Replica Mine and Fluorescent Rock Room

    Franklin, New Jersey

    Impressive collection of minerals, a glow-in-the-dark rock room, and a fake two-story mine shaft.

  • Greek's Playland, Stone Museum, and Clown

    Greek's Playland, Stone Museum, and Clown

    Jamesburg, New Jersey

    The World's Tallest Clown, a driving range with satellite dishes as markers, and a unique rock museum, courtesy of "The Greek."

  • Carpet-Clutching Muffler Man

    Carpet-Clutching Muffler Man

    Jersey City, New Jersey

    Lumberjack hefts a roll of carpet, a statue made famous in the opening credits of "The Sopranos."

  • Crash Site of the Hindenburg

    Crash Site of the Hindenburg

    Lakehurst, New Jersey

    Largest Nazi zeppelin lost it here in 1937. See the memorial and the museum.

  • Medieval Times Dinner Theatre

    Medieval Times Dinner Theatre

    Lyndhurst, New Jersey

    Huge indoor dinner theater spectacle of knights, jousting and horse stunts.

  • The Guinness Collection of Automata

    The Guinness Collection of Automata

    Morristown, New Jersey

    Murtogh D. Guinness spent over 50 years collecting super-technical music machines and "living dolls."

  • Catacombs of St. Joseph

    Catacombs of St. Joseph

    Newark, New Jersey

    Wander Newark's small underground mortuary of wax saints and martyrs, reclining in glass-fronted wall niches.

  • Giant Steel Hockey Player

    Giant Steel Hockey Player

    Newark, New Jersey

    22 feet tall, weighs three tons. A slap shot from this angular stainless-steel Goliath would sail clear into neighboring New York.

  • Pyramid Tomb of C.F. Harms

    Pyramid Tomb of C.F. Harms

    North Bergen, New Jersey

    Flanked by sphinxes, this is supposedly the only pyramid tomb in New Jersey.

  • Muffler Man - Pirate

    Muffler Man - Pirate

    Ocean City, New Jersey

    Hook-handed, peg-legged, one-eyed adventurer ready to hew through summer boardwalk crowds with his mighty cutlass.

  • Muffler Man - Barnacle Bill

    Muffler Man - Barnacle Bill

    Ortley Beach, New Jersey

    Fiberglass giant holds a large putter at a boardwalk mini-golf course. On duty since 1967.

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