top of page

12 Weird and Wonderful Attractions Not to be Missed in 2019

Updated: 5 days ago

The Statue of Liberty, Colosseum, and Sydney Opera House may be some of the most well-known landmarks in the world, but the world is a strange place and we’ve got the facts to prove it. From a rubber chicken museum in Seattle to a Moomin amusement park in Japan, check out below some of the world’s most weird and wonderful attractions.

Sailing Past The Iconic Statue of Liberty ©MDHarding

12 Weird and Wonderful Attractions Not to be Missed in 2019


In Seattle, Washington State paying homage to plastic poultry and its status as a classic comedy staple the world's first rubber chicken museum has opened! The Rubber Chicken Museum features dozens of yellow rubber chickens, including the world’s largest and the world’s smallest. The museum is one-of-a-kind and located inside the Archie McPhee novelty store in northern Seattle, where visitors can also purchase toys, fancy dress costumes, and sweets.

Mecca, California is home to 20,000 banana-themed items, the International Banana Museum is the world’s largest museum dedicated to the fruit. Owner Fred Garbutt’s collection includes banana-themed gadgets and gizmos—from harmonicas and squirt guns to a “Go Bananas” slot machine and road crossing signs for banana slugs. For an a-peeling treat, visitors are invited to take a seat on a yellow bar stool and slurp a banana milkshake, chow down on banana bread, or split a banana split.