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  • Roboworld

    Roboworld

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Robotics exhibits include full-size replicas of famous Hollywood robots, and demonstration robots that outperform humans.

  • Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine Tour

    Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine Tour

    Ashland, Pennsylvania

    Travel by rail into a mountain to experience the dark, chilly world of an anthracite coal mine.

  • AACA Museum and Museum of Bus Transportation

    AACA Museum and Museum of Bus Transportation

    Hershey, Pennsylvania

    A dozen restored highway haulers highlight this indoor "national showplace" of the bus industry, part of the AACA Museum.

  • 5,000 Relics of St. Anthony's Chapel

    5,000 Relics of St. Anthony's Chapel

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Largest public collection of venerated saint and martyr bones fill the walls of a Catholic church.

  • Hershey's Chocolate World

    Hershey's Chocolate World

    Hershey, Pennsylvania

    Automated ride through a fake chocolate factory.

  • National Civil War Museum

    National Civil War Museum

    Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

    Largest museum in the world dedicated solely to the Civil War. Don't miss the bloody battlefield amputation diorama, and a chance to pepper touch screen Lincoln with questions.

  • Randyland

    Randyland

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Two multi-story buildings and an adjacent lot are the candy-colored playscape of resident artist Randy Gilson.

  • Trundle Manor - House of Oddities

    Trundle Manor - House of Oddities

    Swissvale, Pennsylvania

    Artists Mr. Arm and Velda von Minx exhibit vintage taxidermy, antique medical devices, weaponry, coffins, sculptures and more.

  • 20-Foot-Tall Steelworkers of Iron

    20-Foot-Tall Steelworkers of Iron

    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Two robotoid metal steelworkers stand 20 feet tall and are made from over ten tons of scrap metal.

  • Grumman Greenhouse

    Grumman Greenhouse

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Crazy art installation -- a crashed Cold War plane crunched onto the pavement. The glow of magenta lights through windows reveals dozens of potted plants growing inside!

  • The Space Acorn

    Space Acorn

    Kecksburg, Pennsylvania

    Government weapon, alien craft, or giant squirrel food?

  • Mad Anthony Wayne dummy

    Where Mad Anthony Wayne Died

    Erie, Pennsylvania

    Buried. Boiled. Reburied. Revolutionary War general's replica death blockhouse.

  • Mercer Museum

    Mercer Museum: Historic Gallows

    Doylestown, Pennsylvania

    Also hundreds of bizarre, old artifacts -- such as a vampire-killing kit -- exhibited in a castle made of concrete.

  • Eastern State Penitentiary

    Eastern State Penitentiary

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Tour a massive old prison.

  • Drake Well Museum

    Drake Well Museum

    Titusville, Pennsylvania

    Where Edwin Drake sparked America's first oil boom -- in Pennsylvania?

  • Phil the Groundhog

    Weather Capital of the World

    Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania

    Even if you miss Phil the Groundhog's prognostication, there are things to see in Punxsutawney. Like Phil.

  • Denny's Beer Barrel Pub - Giant Burgers

    World's Largest Burgers

    Clearfield, Pennsylvania

    Denny's Beer Barrel Pub enjoys making burgers bigger than your head, all the way up to the insane 123-pounder.

  • Insectarium

    Insectarium

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Pet a hissing cockroach and skeeve at a Model Infested Kitchen.

  • Big Mac Museum

    Big Mac Museum

    North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania

    Near its birthplace, McDonald's remembers their first megaburger with a museum and a statue.

  • Crayon worker boots

    Crayola Factory and Hall of Fame

    Easton, Pennsylvania

    Breathe in the warm, waxy scent of new crayons in this replica factory tour and crayon education center.

  • Mutter Museum

    Mutter Museum

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    World class collection of medical oddities for your thoughtful perusal.

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