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  • 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.

  • Abingdon Medical Museum

    Abingdon Medical Museum

    Abingdon, Virginia

    Personal collection of a doctor fascinated by the historical progress of medical treatment.

  • Natural Bridge Wax Museum

    Natural Bridge Wax Museum

    Natural Bridge, Virginia

    Lots of lighting and effects, along with a behind-the-scenes look at how wax figures are made. Presented by wax figures, of course.

  • American Celebration On Parade

    American Celebration On Parade

    Shenandoah, Virginia

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

  • The Tank Museum

    The Tank Museum

    Danville, Virginia

    Sprawling personal collection of historic military armored vehicles. And a Martian tripod.

  • Star Museum

    Star Museum

    Abingdon, Virginia

    Gaze upong James Dean's underpants and Joan Crawford's coat hanger.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • NRA National Firearms Museum

    NRA 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

    Shenandoah, Virginia

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

  • Foamhenge

    Foamhenge

    Natural Bridge, Virginia

    Mark Cline, fiberglass sculptor, has built the world's prettiest and most accurate Stonehenge replica. Out of styrofoam.

  • Arm of Stonewall Jackson

    Arm of Stonewall Jackson

    Fredericksburg, Virginia

    General Stonewall Jackson -- Robert E. Lee's "right arm" -- lost his left arm to friendly fire. It's buried and memorialized here.

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