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  • The Tank Museum

    The Tank Museum

    Danville, Virginia

    The world's foremost private museum of armored fighting vehicles, in a formerly vacant tool factory.

  • Dinosaur Land

    Dinosaur Land

    White Post, Virginia

    Classic dinosaur park featuring over two dozen colorfully-painted, old-style brutes -- including a prehistoric crawl-in shark and a photo-op King Kong.

  • George Washington Masonic National Memorial

    George Washington Masonic National Memorial

    Alexandria, Virginia

    Lots of odd stuff, from a replica Ark of the Covenant to George Washington's Clock of Death.

  • Arm of Stonewall Jackson

    Arm of Stonewall Jackson

    Fredericksburg, Virginia

    The most famous body part of America's bloodiest war merits its own grave in a tiny cemetery.

  • American Celebration On Parade

    American Celebration On Parade

    Shenandoah Caverns, Virginia

    After their Day of Glory, the luckiest parade floats are sheltered and exhibited at this museum.

  • World's Oldest Edible Ham

    World's Oldest Edible Ham

    Smithfield, Virginia

    Is it possible to eat a piece of meat from 1902? If you like ham, the answer is yes!

  • Drug Enforcement Administration Museum

    Drug Enforcement Administration Museum

    Arlington, Virginia

    Displays include pimp shoes worn by an undercover agent, a diamond-encrusted drug kingpin pistol, and a simulated head shop.

  • National D-Day Memorial

    National D-Day Memorial

    Bedford, Virginia

    Private memorial to the Allied landings in Normandy on June 6, 1944. Statues, symbolism, but not much shade.

  • The Great Seal of Virginia

    The Great Seal of Virginia

    Charlottesville, Virginia

    "Seal" was the University of Virginia's beloved dog mascot, and was buried with honors (and a headstone) in the campus cemetery.

  • Beta, Magical Mongrel

    Beta, Magical Mongrel

    Charlottesville, Virginia

    Grave of a celebrated magical mascot dog of the University of Virginia's football team.

  • National Firearms Museum

    National Firearms Museum

    Fairfax, Virginia

    Self-described "crown jewel of firearms museums in the world" is loaded for bear, criminals, and storm troopers.

  • Shenandoah Caverns

    Shenandoah Caverns

    Quicksburg, Virginia

    At this almost anything-goes commercial cave, a scary pixie beckons the unwary.

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