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  • World's Largest Office Chair

    World's Largest Office Chair

    Anniston, Alabama

    33-ft. tall steel landmark -- this office supply company means business.

  • Vulcan the Iron Man

    Vulcan the Iron Man

    Birmingham, Alabama

    Ascend a tower to the 56-foot-tall statue of Vulcan, the pagan, bare-butted Roman smithy god.

  • African Village in America

    African Village in America

    Birmingham, Alabama

    Since 1989, Joe Minter has been packing his yard with homemade sculptures, shrines, and signs as a tribute to African-Americans, on orders from God.

  • The Sloss Furnaces

    The Sloss Furnaces

    Birmingham, Alabama

    For those who love exploring industrial ruins. Wander around an immense, rusting, turn-of-the-20th-century blast furnace.

  • Ave Maria Grotto

    Ave Maria Grotto

    Cullman, Alabama

    Fantastically detailed miniature world of religious buildings was created by one single-minded monk.

  • U.S. Space and Rocket Center

    U.S. Space and Rocket Center

    Huntsville, Alabama

    America's space armada has left an impressive contrail of rocket and NASA history artifacts.

  • Hank Williams Death Car

    Hank Williams Death Car

    Montgomery, Alabama

    Country music star's car is at the Hank Williams Museum. And his grave is covered with astroturf.

  • Hitler's Tea Service and Spy Weapons

    Hitler's Tea Service and Spy Weapons

    Anniston, Alabama

    Adolf Hitler's tea service plots porcelain domination in the Berman Museum of World History's coffee and tea service collection.

  • Hitler's Typewriter, MLK's Jail Door

    Hitler's Typewriter, MLK's Jail Door

    Bessemer, Alabama

    In the town museum, an infernal machine from Hitler's "Eagle's Nest" hideout, and the jail cell door from Martin Luther King Jr's local imprisonment.

  • World's Largest Motorcycle Museum

    World's Largest Motorcycle Museum

    Birmingham, Alabama

    George Barber's collection of nearly 1,400 motorcycles (and a few dozen cars as well), displayed in a cross between the Guggenheim and a parking garage.

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