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  • JFK's World's Largest Ball of Twine

    JFK's World's Largest Ball of Twine

    Lake Nebagamon, Wisconsin

    The King of All Dump People rolls a big one.

  • Forevertron


    Sumpter, Wisconsin

    Tom Every, aka "Dr. Evermor," constructed a science fiction landscape from old carburetors and discarded power house machines.

Top Rated Attractions

  • National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame

    National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame

    Hayward, Wisconsin

    There is much to see here, but what you'll remember most vividly is the world's largest fish, a 45-foot tall fiberglass muskie with an observation deck in its toothy maw.

  • Fred Smith's Concrete Park

    Fred Smith's Concrete Park

    Phillips, Wisconsin

    Folk art army sculpted from discarded beer bottles and concrete.

  • House On The Rock

    House On The Rock

    Spring Green, Wisconsin

    This amazing place has little to do with a house or a rock, but a lot to do with music machines, a giant cannon, a sea monster, and excess amounts of everything.

  • The Rock in the House

    The Rock in the House

    Fountain City, Wisconsin

    The hazards of living downhill from boulders couldn't be presented more clearly.

  • Moccasin Bar

    Moccasin Bar

    Hayward, Wisconsin

    Where everybody knows your name -- especially if you caught and stuffed the world record fish hanging on the wall. Goofy stuffed woodland creature dioramas as well.

  • Virgin Mary Appeared Here

    Virgin Mary Appeared Here

    Necedah, Wisconsin

    Statues of Lincoln, Washington, and Jesus stand together at the Mediatrix of Peace Shrine. Mary, Mother of God, visited in 1950, and reportedly still occasionally stops by.

  • Home of the Hodag

    Home of the Hodag

    Rhinelander, Wisconsin

    A lumber town makes hay with a beloved local monster.

  • FAST: Fiberglass Statue Mold Yard

    FAST: Fiberglass Statue Mold Yard

    Sparta, Wisconsin

    Where big fiberglass statues come from, and where you can always wander the Mold Field and see the latest creations.

  • Wisconsin Dells

    Wisconsin Dells

    Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

    The Dells are a wonder of nature -- but most folks come here for the over-the-top attractions.

  • Top Secret - Upside-Down White House

    Top Secret - Upside-Down White House

    Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

    An upside-down White House is only the start of the mysterious conspiracy.

  • The Wegner Grotto

    The Wegner Grotto

    Cataract, Wisconsin

    Mom and Pop collection of concrete and glass sculptures, including an American flag, a 12-foot ocean liner, and the late Wegners' 50th anniversary wedding cake.

  • Prairie Moon

    Prairie Moon

    Cochrane, Wisconsin

    For 25 years retired farmer Herman Rusch built odd sculptures around his similarly odd museum in an old dance pavilion. It's folk art -- and it's been preserved.

  • Statue of Romeo, The Killer Elephant

    Statue of Romeo, The Killer Elephant

    Delavan, Wisconsin

    A pugnacious pachyderm with five human kills to his credit, but the town still loves him.

  • Dickeyville Grotto

    Dickeyville Grotto

    Dickeyville, Wisconsin

    Rocks and found junk were fashioned into an elaborate religious grotto by a priest on a Mission from God. Washington, Lincoln, and Christopher Columbus make cameo appearances.

  • National Dairy Shrine Visitor's Center

    National Dairy Shrine Visitor's Center

    Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin

    The history of dairy farming revealed, including a display about vital parachute drops of bull semen.

  • World's Largest Six Pack

    World's Largest Six Pack

    La Crosse, Wisconsin

    Brewery with a monstrous sixer and a statue of the King of Beer.

  • Sputnik Crashed Here

    Sputnik Crashed Here

    Manitowoc, Wisconsin

    A monument in the sidewalk and a circle in the street mark the spot where a Soviet satellite smacked down. A replica of the space junk is displayed a few steps away. Festival held on the anniversary.

  • World's Largest Talking Loon

    World's Largest Talking Loon

    Mercer, Wisconsin

    Known as "Claire d'Loon," the World's Largest Talking Loon finally got her voice back in May 2015.

  • Bronze Fonz

    Bronze Fonz

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    1970s TV icon "The Fonz" and his fictional connection to Milwaukee are celebrated with this life-size statue.

  • Great Peshtigo Fire Museum and Mass Grave

    Great Peshtigo Fire Museum and Mass Grave

    Peshtigo, Wisconsin

    America's most horrible forest fire was bad enough, but it happened on the same night as another fire that grabbed all the headlines.

  • UFO Landing Port

    UFO Landing Port

    Poland, Wisconsin

    Welder Bob Tohak's sturdy tower in his yard is designed to attract aliens and encourage close encounters.

  • Deke Slayton Memorial Space and Bicycle Museum

    Deke Slayton Memorial Space and Bicycle Museum

    Sparta, Wisconsin

    Deke, hometown hero and original Mercury 7 astronaut, shares exhibit space with a bunch of bicycles.

  • MIR Space Station

    MIR Space Station

    Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

    Russian's Mir Space Station is a surprising sight in all-American Wisconsin Dells. You can walk through it, without gravity boots.

  • Museum of Historic Torture Devices

    Museum of Historic Torture Devices

    Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

    Are you ready to discuss the political and ethical morass of state-sponsored torture now? How about after we tighten your skull crusher?

  • Wizard Quest

    Wizard Quest

    Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

    Put on your geek beanie and solve riddles to free the wizards and get the gift shop discount.

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