Seattle, Washington Attractions

Unusual landmarks, museums, roadside attractions, and hidden wonders in Seattle and the surrounding area. Aside from icons such as its giant troll, statue of Lenin, and Space Needle, Seattle has turned a wall filled with gum into an attraction, and displays a truck shaped like a human toe in its history museum.

Hat n' Boots

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  • 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.

Sights for Oddball Excursions

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Big Catch: Fish With Woman's Breasts

    Big Catch: Fish With Woman's Breasts

    Des Moines, Washington

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

  • 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.

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