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  • Sonic Center of the Universe

    Sonic Center of the Universe

    Tulsa, Oklahoma

    Acoustic anomaly or cosmic vortex? Stand on the spot and hear your voice echoing into your own personal infinity.

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  • Bubble Top Cars of the Future

    Bubble Top Cars of the Future

    Afton, Oklahoma

    40,000 square feet of exotic vehicles, almost all of them built by Darryl Starbird, who lives next door.

  • Blue Whale

    Blue Whale

    Catoosa, Oklahoma

    Postcard darling of Route 66, the happy Blue Whale has fared better than its neighbor, the dour Noah's Ark.

  • J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum

    J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum

    Claremore, Oklahoma

    World's largest privately owned gun collection; if laid end-to-end the firearms would stretch over a mile. See the guns of Bonnie and Clyde and Pretty Boy Floyd. Bonus: execution nooses!

  • Ed Galloway's World's Largest Concrete Totem Pole

    Ed Galloway's World's Largest Concrete Totem Pole

    Foyil, Oklahoma

    A folk art environment including a giant totem pole, sculpted out of concrete by Ed Galloway (1880-1962).

  • Chris Barbee's Bowling Ball Yard

    Chris Barbee's Bowling Ball Yard

    Nowata, Oklahoma

    Bowling Ball Man Chris Barbee has filled his yard with art made from old bowling balls. There's an American flag, a pyramid, a bowling-ball-size billiard table, and more.

  • Museum of Osteology

    Museum of Osteology

    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    Hundreds of animal (and human) skulls and skeletons, including over a half-dozen mutant calves. It's all bones!

  • Toy and Action Figure Museum

    Toy and Action Figure Museum

    Pauls Valley, Oklahoma

    Thousands of moveable-joint heroes and villains on display, many from the personal collection of the curator.

  • Friendship With Chief Baconrind

    Friendship With Chief Baconrind

    Skedee, Oklahoma

    A monument to a unique bond of friendship between Ellsworth Walters and Osage Indian Chief Baconrind.

  • Golden Driller: Titanic Oil Man

    Golden Driller: Titanic Oil Man

    Tulsa, Oklahoma

    One of the tallest statues in America, the Golden Driller has survived tornadoes and turbulent oil markets.

  • OK County 66

    OK County 66

    Arcadia, Oklahoma

    Home-built mini-replicas of Route 66 attractions at John Hargrove's attraction along Route 66.

  • Cow Chip Throwing Capital of the World

    Cow Chip Throwing Capital of the World

    Beaver, Oklahoma

    Cow chips (dried cow dung) are the Frisbees of the prairie. Flinging them has flung this small town to national fame.

  • Jeb, Old West Mini-Golf Muffler Man

    Jeb, Old West Mini-Golf Muffler Man

    Hochatown, Oklahoma

    Custom fiberglass cowboy Muffler Man, manufactured at Bell Plastics in California, was erected at Old West-themed mini-golf in early 2017.

  • Showman's Rest and Bull Rider's Reprieve

    Showman's Rest and Bull Rider's Reprieve

    Hugo, Oklahoma

    Special sections of this cemetery are set aside for circus performers and professional bull riders.

  • Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial

    Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial

    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    Sprawling, somber, and stirring memorial to victims of a homegrown terrorist attack. The Field of Empty Chairs account for each 1995 bombing victim.

  • Miss America University

    Miss America University

    Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    Three bronze beauties on pedestals honor Oklahoma City University's Miss America winners. Bonus: the Hall of Queens.

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