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  • Giant Shoe Museum

    Giant Shoe Museum

    Seattle, Washington

    World's Largest Collection of Giant Shoes is presented in coin op sideshow style at the Pike Place Market.

  • Grand Coulee Dam Laser Light Show

    Grand Coulee Dam Laser Light Show

    Coulee Dam, Washington

    Free nightly extravaganza employs laser tech and 1970s synth noodlings.

  • Dick and Jane's Spot

    Dick and Jane's Spot

    Ellensburg, Washington

    Colorful art yard across from the police station.

  • Dinosaur Town With Volcano Toilets

    Dinosaur Town With Volcano Toilets

    Granger, Washington

    Granger is infested with prehistoric creatures and a volcanic Lava-tory.

  • Midland Mosaics - Backyard Giants

    Midland Mosaics - Backyard Giants

    Tacoma, Washington

    A tile craftsman has transformed his backyard into an art garden of giant heads and figures.

  • Marvin Carr's One of a Kind in the World Museum

    Marvin Carr's One of a Kind in the World Museum

    Spokane, Washington

    Eclectic collection of the valuable and the ridiculous. Includes Jackie Gleason car and shrine, taxidermied hunting trophies, manic frog music machine built by Marvin.

  • Nuclear B Reactor

    Nuclear History: B Reactor

    Hanford, Washington

    Welcome to the Cathedral of Bomb, where boron balls and tons of river rock might stop a nuclear meltdown.

  • Fiji Mermaid

    Ye Olde Curiosity Shop

    Seattle, Washington

    Souvenir shop packed to the rafters with animal freaks, oddities, and mummy love couple Sylvia and Sylvester.

  • Jake statue atop Marsh's Free Museum

    Marsh's Free Museum

    Long Beach, Washington

    This enduring beachfront gift shop/museum is the home of Jake the Alligator Man and Morris the Cat -- both stuffed. Jam packed full of oddities.

  • Java Jive coffee pot

    Bob's Java Jive

    Tacoma, Washington

    In wide awake Washington state, the coffee pot-shaped World Famous Bob's Java Jive is a required stop.

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