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Spokane, Washington Attractions

Unusual landmarks, museums, roadside attractions, and hidden wonders in Spokane and the surrounding area.

Garbage Goat of the Welding Nun

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  • Garbage Goat of the Welding Nun

    Garbage Goat of the Welding Nun

    Spokane, Washington

    Municipal goat mechanism makes quick work of paper trash. Created by "the welding nun" for the 1974 Spokane World's Fair, whose theme was ecology.

  • Fallen Astronaut Hero

    Fallen Astronaut Hero

    Spokane, Washington

    Eight-foot-tall bronze statue of Columbia shuttle disaster Commander Michael P. Anderson, kneeling in his space suit and releasing a dove. Sculpture by Dorothy Fowler.

  • The Robot Hut

    The Robot Hut

    Elk, Washington

    A bolt-exploding collection of robot toys and replicas of Hollywood's greatest metal men.

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