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  • Dick and Jane's Spot

    Dick and Jane's Spot

    Ellensburg, Washington

    Folk art environment is a colorful riot of bicycle wheel reflector sculptures, bottle cap tesserae, telephone pole heads studded with nails.

  • Historic Nuclear B Reactor

    Historic Nuclear B Reactor

    Hanford Nuclear Reservation, Washington

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

  • Marsh's Free Museum

    Marsh's Free Museum

    Long Beach, Washington

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

  • Sam Hill's Stonehenge

    Sam Hill's Stonehenge

    Maryhill, Washington

    This Stonehenge is built of solid reinforced concrete, the American way, not like England's crumbling pile of rocks.

  • The Fremont Troll

    The Fremont Troll

    Seattle, Washington

    A giant concrete troll has been lurking under the north end of the Aurora bridge and snacking on children and cars since 1990.

  • Archie McPhee Catalog Store

    Archie McPhee Catalog Store

    Seattle, Washington

    Novelty item catalog store is also a museum of the weird.

  • Ye Olde Curiosity Shop (Temporarily Closed)

    Ye Olde Curiosity Shop (Temporarily Closed)

    Seattle, Washington

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

  • Crying Kurt Cobain Made of Cement

    Crying Kurt Cobain Made of Cement

    Aberdeen, Washington

    America's grunge rock martyr and leader of Nirvana is remembered with a cement sculpture.

  • Lightning Cage: Spark Museum of Electrical Invention

    Lightning Cage: Spark Museum of Electrical Invention

    Bellingham, Washington

    In the Lightning Cage, tourists can sit while being bombarded with electric bolts from a Tesla Coil.

  • Yard Bird Statues

    Yard Bird Statues

    Chehalis, Washington

    The goofy Yard Birds are cartoon mascot leftovers of a defunct chain store.

  • The Codger Pole

    The Codger Pole

    Colfax, Washington

    Sixty-five-foot tall chain saw sculpture commemorates a 1988 high school football rematch -- played fifty years after the first game by the same participants.

  • Grand Coulee Dam Laser Light Show

    Grand Coulee Dam Laser Light Show

    Coulee Dam, Washington

    Nightly laser performance on water cascading down the face of the dam, the largest laser light show in the world.

  • Muffler Man - Stevedore Man

    Muffler Man - Stevedore Man

    Everett, Washington

    The Stevedore Muffler Man, a 20-ft. fiberglass giant, overlooks the Sound from the top of a building.

  • Dinosaur Town With Volcano Toilets

    Dinosaur Town With Volcano Toilets

    Granger, Washington

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

  • Bigfoot and the Buried A-Frame

    Bigfoot and the Buried A-Frame

    Kid Valley, Washington

    On the way to sometimes-cranky volcano Mount St. Helens, stop to admire a very 28-ft. tall statue of Bigfoot and a home half-buried in volcanic mud.

  • World's Largest Frying Pan

    World's Largest Frying Pan

    Long Beach, Washington

    Another bold civic claim in a town with an Alligator Man and the World's Longest (sort of) Drivable Beach.

  • Nutty Narrows - Squirrel Bridges

    Nutty Narrows - Squirrel Bridges

    Longview, Washington

    One town's engineered solution to traffic fatalities among the local squirrel population. Two new bridges were added in 2012 and 2013.

  • Pickled Pioneer

    Pickled Pioneer

    Menlo, Washington

    Go West, Young Cadaver! The place where Willie Keil's journey to "The Promised Land" ended is noted on a large historical marker.

  • Grave of Jimi Hendrix

    Grave of Jimi Hendrix

    Renton, Washington

    Final resting place of the legendary rock guitarist is a popular site for music pilgrims.

  • Hat 'n' Boots

    Hat 'n' Boots

    Seattle, Washington

    Famous landmark south of Seattle, a former cowboy-themed gas station built in the 1950s as part of a half-completed "Frontier Village" attraction.

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