Raleigh, North Carolina: Self Kicking Machine #2

Dissatisfied travelers can pull off the road and give themselves a good boot in the butt.

Angus Barn Restaurant

9401 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh, NC
Angus Barn Restaurant. South side of US Hwy 70 just east of I-540 and Lumley Rd. The machine is outdoors, under a little gazebo in the back of the parking lot.
May 2018: Reported still not working.
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Self Kicking Machine #2

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Self Kicking Machine #2

Disappointed. Awesomely simple machine doesn't currently function. Worth seeing if it works.

[Mac, 01/03/2018]

Kicking Booth.

Self Kicking Machine #2

The self-crank wasn't working, but it was a good stop nonetheless.

[Kristi, 07/11/2016]

Kicking Booth.

Self Kicking Machine #2

A swift kick in the...! A must-see one-of-a-kind stop in Raleigh, right off of I-540 in the Angus Barn parking lot. It's sheltered within a small, covered gazebo, easy to spot in the back of the parking lot. You just turn around, turn the crank, and Wham! -- a nice warm fuzzy boot kicks you in the behind.

[Candice, 09/26/2014]
Self Ass-Kicking Machine #2

This was a blast -- we timed the trip so we could kick ourselves in the ass and have lunch along the way to our trip. It is still in mint condition. Trust me -- you wouldn't want to stand the wrong way, as the sign says!

It was a real bummer that the restaurant did not open until 5 pm. We had to go on our merry way hungry.

[Linda, 11/23/2010]

Self-Kicking Machine #2.

Self Kicking Machine #2

The Ass Kicking machine at the 'Angus Barn Restaurant' is a don't miss site if you're visiting Raleigh. Tucked away in the back of the parking lot of this very upscale restaurant sits the replica of Ass Kicking Machine #1. It's in great condition, covered overhead so the boots don't deteriorate. And it packs a wallop. Bring along a friend who you think needs the treatment.

[Biff Johnson, 03/15/2006]

With his camera on auto-timer, Biff captured the very moment of First Contact.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Art Trail: Sensory Deprivation, Vollis WhirligigArt Trail: Sensory Deprivation, Vollis Whirligig, Raleigh, NC - 7 mi.
Muffler ManMuffler Man, Raleigh, NC - 11 mi.
Statue of Andy and OpieStatue of Andy and Opie, Raleigh, NC - 10 mi.
In the region:
Mercury-Redstone Rocket Replica, Durham, NC - 12 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

October 21, 2019

My Sights

My Sights

Create and Save Your Own Crazy Road Trip!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

North Carolina Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Millennium Manor, Alcoa, Tennessee (Oct 21-27, 2019)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Book Now