If you live in Austin, Texas, chances are you know it’s a lively city. It has a thriving music scene, tons of great food, and an active nightlife. However, it can be hard to find things to do when you’re sick of going to the same bars and clubs every weekend. Luckily, we’ve compiled a list of especially weird places in Austin. And the best part is they’re all close to Cole Apartments, our apartments in Austin, TX.
Museum of the Weird
The Museum of the Weird is a one-of-a-kind place that lives up to its name. First established in 2005, the museum has unique displays that you won’t find anywhere else, with many things falling into the unexplained category. You’ll find everything weird here, from BigFoot, the long-lost Minnesota Iceman, and the Fiji Mermaid.
Cathedral of Junk
There’s nothing more satisfying than creating something extraordinary out of junk. Back in 1988, Vince Hannemann began building the cathedral in his backyard out of repurposed junk. Since then, he’s continued to add to it, and it’s now estimated to contain over sixty tons of debris. It’s definitely worth a visit and brings true meaning to the saying, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.”
Full of treasures, Uncommon Objects specializes in rare antiques and other uncommon items. While many of the items look like they belong in a museum, they are all available for purchase. Established in 1991, the shop has attracted people from all over the world. They currently have 24 different antique sellers that work hard to source unique items just for you.
While there’s nothing wrong with hitting up the same hotspots, it doesn’t create many memories that last beyond blurry photos on social media. We hope that you’ll have fun building memories at these weird places in Austin. But don’t forget to stop and take in the scenery on a boat tour.
If you’d like a walk-through of our Austin apartments, then please don’t hesitate to contact us today. We’d be happy to show you around.Back to all posts