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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • John's Beachcombing Museum

    John's Beachcombing Museum

    Forks, Washington

    John Anderson has picked up tons of beach junk since 1976, everything from false teeth to pieces of jet airliners.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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. 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.

  • Hat n' Boots

    Hat n' Boots

    Seattle, Washington

    Famous landmark south of Seattle, a former cowboy-themed gas station built in 1954 shaped like a stetson and a pair of boots.

  • 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, and displays the World's Largest Rubber Chicken.

  • Ye Olde Curiosity Shop

    Ye Olde Curiosity Shop

    Seattle, Washington

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

  • Space Needle

    Space Needle

    Seattle, Washington

    Pride of the 1962 Seattle World's Fair, and still a popular place to look down upon the city.

  • 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.

  • Big Catch: Half-Woman, Half-Fish

    Big Catch: Half-Woman, Half-Fish

    Des Moines, Washington

    Mutant horror in a whimsical (or scandalous) bronze sculpture of a man and a fish next to the local grocery store.

  • 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.

  • 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

    Dinosaur Town With Volcano

    Granger, Washington

    Dinosaurs infest every corner of Granger, a town that in millions of years has never been home to a real dinosaur.

  • World's Largest Frying Pan

    World's Largest Frying Pan

    Long Beach, Washington

    It was the World's Largest when it was forged in 1941, and remains a classic Roadside photo-op.

  • Nutty Narrows - Squirrel Bridges

    Nutty Narrows - Squirrel Bridges

    Longview, Washington

    One town's engineered solution to traffic fatalities among the local squirrel population. Seven squirrel bridges now cross the town's streets.

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