Total Eclipse: A Once-in-a-Lifetime Festival of Science, Music, and Celestial Wonder. August 19–21, 2017 in Eastern Oregon.
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London, England

Earl's Court Police Box

The Metropolitan Police refurbished the blue box (perhaps not coincidentally) the same year "Doctor Who" returned to TV screens.
51.4921, -0.1930
North Yorkshire, England

Brimham Rocks

Astonishing rock formations dot the Brimham Moor landscape
54.0784, -1.6842
Knaresborough, England

Mother Shipton's Cave and the Petrifying Well

Once thought to be the mysterious work of a witchy prophetess, a well with unusual properties turns objects into "stone".
54.0087, -1.4674
Fountains Abbey
North Yorkshire, England

Fountains Abbey

One of the oldest and certainly best preserved Cistercian abbeys still in existence
54.1095, -1.5819
Alnwick Castle - Northumberland
Alnwick, England

Alnwick Castle

This iconic 1,000-year-old medieval castle is a favorite of the film industry, most notably as the location for Hogwarts in Harry Potter.
55.4156, -1.7059
Tunnel into the garden
Alnwick, England

Alnwick Poison Gardens

The sign at the garden gate reads: "These Plants Can Kill"
55.4114, -1.6998
London, England

Ruins of the Crystal Palace

The remains of Crystal Palace Great Exhibition of 1851
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Mysterious skeleton carving in the cave.
Chislehurst, England

Chislehurst Caves

Shakespeare, David Bowie, Dr. Who, the Saxons, Druids and Romans are all claimed to have all made their mark on these massive man made tunnels
51.4106, 0.0575
East Molesey, England

Hampton Court Maze

England's oldest surviving hedge maze has been confusing visitors for over 300 years
51.3985, -0.3494
Sleeping fox of the Fox Salon
Paris, France

Museum of Hunting and Nature (Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature)

Dedicated to the art of hunting, with juxtapositions of contemporary art
48.8612, 2.3583
Paris, France

The wax and bones relics of Saint Vincent de Paul

Saintly bones pressed into a wax effigy of a Catholic superstar
48.8490, 2.3216
Front of the house
Paris, France

House of Nicolas Flamel

The oldest stone house in Paris was built by its most famous alchemist
48.8635, 2.3531
Clément Ader's Avion III
Paris, France

Musée des Arts et Métiers

France's national museum of scientific and industrial instruments
48.8666, 2.3555
Paris, France

Deyrolle Taxidermy

Paris' fabled purveyor of exotic taxidermy and natural history curios.
48.8563, 2.3263
Museé Fragonard
Maisons-Alfort, France

Museé Fragonard

The only remaining collection of flayed figures made by French "madman" Honoré Fragonard
48.8005, 2.4356
Asnières-sur-Seine, France

Cemetery of the Dogs

The Cimetière des Chiens et Autres Animaux Domestiques is one of the oldest pet cemeteries in the world
48.9100, 2.2980
Musée des Arts Forains
Paris, France

Musée des Arts Forains

A museum of carnival attractions where you are invited to ride the rides
48.8331, 2.3889
Paris, France

Musée de la Prefecture de Police

A museum which takes visitors to the côté obscure of Paris
48.8493, 2.3486
Schomburgk's Deer
Paris, France

The Room of Endangered and Extinct Species

A haunting collection of the vanished and disappearing natural world
48.8422, 2.3563
Grande Galerie de l'Évolution
Paris, France

Grande Galerie de l'Évolution

Natural history museum celebrating biodiversity with a parade of taxidermy animals
48.8417, 2.3564
Whitby Abbey through the Whale Bones
Whitby, England

Whitby Whale Bone Arch

These 20-foot jaw bones honor a time when the leviathan bones were a sign that whalers survived the hunt.
54.4904, -0.6162
Whitby, England

Ruins of Whitby Abbey

The gloomy ruins that inspired Bram Stoker to bring Dracula to life
54.4886, -0.6074
The Hand of Glory
Whitby, England

Whitby Museum, Library & Archive

The curious and tiny collection contains some very odd objects
54.4851, -0.6215
Carousel of Extinct and Endangered Animals
Paris, France

Carousel of Extinct and Endangered Animals

Known as the "Dodo Manège," this carousel features a herd of animals that have disappeared — or may be gone soon
48.8440, 2.3596