A park named after a penis euphemism. A big toilet that you can fit your entire family into. Today we’re talking about a building that looks like the male anatomy, nuns, and a giant toilet you can throw your family into.
Boll Weevil Monument
Hailing the beetle as a “herald of prosperity,” it stands as the world’s first monument built to honour an agricultural pest.
The World’s Largest Santa
The world largest Santa 42-feet tall and it’s not in North pole you’re thinking of.
The Thing (Benson)
This is mummified mother and child, is believed to have been made by exhibit creator Homer Tate for sideshows.
Alma has proclaimed itself “Spinach Capital of the World,” so it’s no wonder they have a thing for the big guy.
International Banana Museum (Mecca)
They have over 20,000 banana related items to marvel at.
Blucifer, The Creepiest Horse in the World
ehold a 32-foot, 9,000-pound, electric blue, anatomically correct fiberglass sculpture of a rearing horse situated along Peña Boulevard, the main road to the airport.
Cushing Brain Collection
Hundreds of gently lit jars holding tumor-ridden brains line the walls of the Cushing Brain Collection, assembled by the pioneering neurosurgeon Harvey Cushing in the early 20th century.
Miles the Monster (Dover)
The high-banked concrete oval at Dover International Speedway is known as “The Monster Mile,” so it make sense that its management would build a giant monster as its mascot.
World’s Largest Chicken Wing (Madeira Beach)
A half-ton chicken wing hangs from a fishing hook on a 14-foot-tall crossbeam, over buckets of mild, medium, and hot sauces.
Jimmy Carter Peanut Statue (Plains)
13 feet tall, it was made by three Indiana residents for a 1976 political visit to Evanston by Jimmy Carter.
Kalaupapa Leper Colony (Kalaupapa)
Just 16 leprosy patients remain at Kalaupapa, a remote community on the Hawaiian island of Moloka’i that has housed thousands of lepers since the 19th century.
Dog Bark Inn (Cottonwood)
The hotel, which is located in north central Idaho, is a two-bedroom B&B which also features dog-themed contents.
Christian Science Society (Dixon)
If you couldn’t tell, this is a church that looks like a penis from the sky.
World’s Biggest Crapper (Columbus)
It’s actually housed in a children’s museum, and guests can well, take a load off…and take a few quirky pictures.
Hobo Museum (Britt)
A museum dedicated to the hobo life and the National Hobo Convention held in Britt each year. I imagine the dress code is casual.