Atlas Obscura Lists
Handy Guides to the World’s Most Curious Places
The Astounding World of Automata
From mechanical dragons to storytelling clocks, 18 marvelous machines.
Including Giants of St. Dunstan-in-the-West, El Papamoscas, Maillardet's Automaton, and Glockenspiel of Hameln
21 College and University Museums
From geological marvels to rare musical instruments, deepen your knowledge at these on-campus gems.
Including Terra Mineralia, Forbes Pigment Collection, Skissernas Museum, and The Göttingen Collection of Mathematical Models
Try Historical Food at These 38 Culinary Timewarps
History and nostalgia are on the menu.
Including Noor, An Chodyè La, Mas des Tourelles, and Dooky Chase's Restaurant
10 Places to Unearth Costa Rica’s Hidden Wonders
Beyond the beaches and volcanos exists a wild and quirky wonderland.
Including Río Celeste , The Rock Garden at Piedra Colorada, El Miro Ruins, and Genius River Bridge
25 Places to See the History of American Industry
From factories turned into parks to the preserved remains of mills and furnaces.
Including Gas Works Park, Portland Cement Plant Ruins, Concrete Plant Park, and Coplay Cement Company Kilns