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  • Mapparium

    Mapparium

    Boston, Massachusetts

    The world turned inside out as a large glass sphere, for your geographic viewing pleasure.

  • Witch Dungeon Museum

    Witch Dungeon Museum

    Salem, Massachusetts

    Mixed dummy/live witch trial -- right where it all happened in 1692. Visitors tour a recreation of Salem's dungeon, complete with hanged corpses.

  • Whydah Pirate Museum

    Whydah Pirate Museum

    West Yarmouth, Massachusetts

    Booty salvaged from pirate ship Whydah, which sank off Cape Cod in 1717. Ship replica and working salvage lab.

  • Dighton Rock Museum

    Dighton Rock Museum

    Berkley, Massachusetts

    A mysteriously marked boulder, hauled out of the river and displayed in a special building. As for the markings -- theories abound. Even

  • Museum of Bad Art

    Museum of Bad Art

    Boston, Massachusetts

    An ever-changing collection of bad art was originally hung on the basement walls of an old movie theater, next to a bathroom. Now it has a home in a brewery.

  • Irish Potato Famine Memorial

    Irish Potato Famine Memorial

    Boston, Massachusetts

    Statues of "before" and "after" famine victims: sad and emaciated in Ireland, well-fed and smiling in America.

  • Lizzie Borden Murderabilia

    Lizzie Borden Murderabilia

    Fall River, Massachusetts

    Alleged murderess Lizzie Borden museum, hatchet, blood-stained artifacts.

  • Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast

    Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast

    Fall River, Massachusetts

    Sleep in the death bedroom, then buy a Lizzie bobblehead!

  • Hannah Duston: The Mother's Revenge

    Hannah Duston: The Mother's Revenge

    Haverhill, Massachusetts

    Kidnapped and dragged to New Hampshire -- then Hannah had her revenge on her captors. With a hatchet.

  • Titanic Museum

    Titanic Museum

    Indian Orchard, Massachusetts

    Where rivet counters and the rank and file can learn all about the 1912 Ship of Doom.

  • National Monument to the Forefathers

    National Monument to the Forefathers

    Plymouth, Massachusetts

    A towering, heroic-scale, allegorical mess of a monument, the largest solid granite thing in the U.S.

  • Jordan's Furniture - Water Show

    Jordan's Furniture - Water Show

    Reading, Massachusetts

    An out-of-control theme park-furniture store features an indoor water light show, a giant banana split, and other oddities.

  • The Paper House

    The Paper House

    Rockport, Massachusetts

    The Stenman family layered and pasted and rolled approximately 100,000 newspapers to make their dream home in 1929.

  • Bewitched Statue

    Bewitched Statue

    Salem, Massachusetts

    TV Land statue salutes Elizabeth Montgomery, spellbinding star of TV's Bewitched.

  • Emily the Cow, Vegetarian Activist

    Emily the Cow, Vegetarian Activist

    Sherborn, Massachusetts

    A cow that escaped from a slaughterhouse has been memorialized in life-size bronze.

  • Optical Heritage Museum

    Optical Heritage Museum

    Southbridge, Massachusetts

    Chronicles the history of American Optical, one-time world's preeminent manufacturer of eyeglasses.

  • Dr. Seuss: Amazing World and Sculpture Garden

    Dr. Seuss: Amazing World and Sculpture Garden

    Springfield, Massachusetts

    Kids can climb on a fiberglass Wump the Gump; adults can ponder Dr. Seuss's bow-tie collection and his pen nibs.

  • Bancroft Tower - Castle-Lite

    Bancroft Tower - Castle-Lite

    Worcester, Massachusetts

    A skinny mini-castle built on a hilltop by the richest man in town as an odd tribute to a family friend.

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