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Pull over for America’s best roadside attractions. Explore the world’s largest things, weird museums, muffler men, tourist traps, and more in these archives of roadside attractions across the country.

City Museum After Dark in St. Louis, Missouri.

City Museum After Dark (St. Louis, Missouri)

Usually with museums I like to get there early. With the City Museum, it was best to get there LATE. We didn’t even arrive until 9pm, far past when most museums close their doors. But on Friday and Saturday nights, starting at 10pm, they drop the lights so you can explore the whole...

Midwest Spatula Museum in the City Museum's Museum of Mirth, Mystery and Mayhem in St. Louis, Missouri.

Midwest Spatula Museum at the City Museum

So I can’t even tell you how excited I was to see the Midwest Spatula Museum. First, I absolutely love me some crazy museums. Second, I absolutely love when said crazy museums are really just a wall of randomness. Third, I had just watched UHF the night before and so Spatula City...

Human Hamster Wheel at The City Museum in St. Louis, Missouri.

Human Hamster Wheel at the City Museum

I don’t know if I’d call the City Museum a “learning” museum…but I did learn one important fact: being a hamster is hard work! Check out the giant human hamster wheel at the St. Louis, Missouri City Museum! You too can join the rat race and walk or jog (or...