Welcome to Our Virtual Tours!

Now in 2020, the Weird Homes Tour is offering a whole range of ways to experience our wonderfully weird homes from the comfort and safety of your home. 

Check out our schedule below!

September 10th – The Home of Stringed Taxidermy

Caitlin McCormack is a Philadelphia-based artist who works primarily with crocheted cotton thread, which is dredged in a mixture of glues, dyes, and paints and fashioned into sculptural forms. McCormack’s row home houses many collections of treasured objects, books, plants, and works of art.

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Bloomhouse | Weird Homes Tour Austin

September 15th – Atlas Obscura: The Bloomhouse

Welcome to the Bloomhouse! This unique home in the hills west of Austin is a study in organic, curvilinear architecture that seeks to find a symbiotic balance between humanity and nature. Over its 30+ years, the Bloomhouse has had a rich and fascinating history.  Join us to learn more about the Bloomhouse’s colorful history and what it took to build, restore, and maintain this truly unique home.

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September 17th – Treehouse Sanctuary

Take in the rustic, fairy tale vibe of this custom-made treehouse in the midst of towering white oaks. Recline in a rocking chair and watch the sunset over the mountains, or try your hand at some stargazing from the comfort of the deluxe double bed. And did we mention this home is on an 8-acre parcel with 4 other treehouses and a Hobbit house?

6pm CT on YouTube

Home of the Mysterious Planchette | Weird Homes Tour Austin

September 22nd – Atlas Obscura: Ghosts in the Machines

Back by popular demand! Historian and self-professed occult archeologist Brandon Hodge invites you to his virtual home tour. He’ll reveal his massive collection of artifacts and relics of Spiritualism, a religious movement that gained popularity in the 19th century. See fragments of the house in Wayne County, New York, where the Spiritualism movement started, Ouija boards, and many more spectral objects used to contact the departed.

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September 24th – The Pizza Box King

Pizza boxes aren’t a common item to collect, which is exactly what makes this Guinness World Record collection of over 1,500 (clean) worldwide pizza boxes so thrilling. Professional pizza enthusiast Scott Wiener started collecting boxes in 2009 after launching Scott’s Pizza Tours in NYC.

12pm CT on Instagram (via the app)

7pm CT on YouTube (subscribe below)

House of Sarcasm | Weird Homes Tour Portland

September 26th – 2020 Portland Weird Homes Tour – Virtual Tour

See the weirdest homes in PORTLAND, the weirdest city in America!’

Now in it’s THIRD year, the Portland Weird Homes Tour is doing something a little different this year – we are producing a 100% Virtual tour. Now you can come along with the Weird Homes Crew and visit these wonderfully weird homes from the comfort and safety of your home! And anyone in the world can tune in to enjoy!

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Gotham TaxidermyOctober 1st – Gotham Taxidermy

Welcome to the weird and whimsical home of Divya Anantharaman, one of New York’s finest taxidermy experts. Her work seeks to combine the demonstrative aspect of scientific presentation with the symbolic, introspective nature of art, a historic sensibility calibrated for our modern world. Check out her website and  Instagram.

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The Adventurous VictorianOctober 8th – The Adventurous Victorian

Inside this unassuming Victorian home lives modern-day explorer and mystery solver, Justin Fornal. On top of hosting his TV show UNEXPLAINED AND UNEXPLORED , he’s been slowly transforming this Victorian home into an opulent visual experience with a macabre sensibility. The home features six bedrooms, six fireplaces and several secret passages.

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Pop Culture House | Weird Homes Tour Austin

October 15th – Atlas Obscura: Pop Culture House

Steve and Diana fell in love with each other because they shared a love of collecting. And you can certainly see that love in their Austin home. Each room is themed to showcase their various collections of fun pop culture memorabilia. Their family room holds tons of vintage 50s and 60s era action figures and lunch boxes and a Batman-themed bathroom. Their office holds enough KISS collectibles to outfit the entire KISS Army. And you definitely don’t want to miss Diana’s vast Barbie collection. Come meet Steve and Diana and get an insider’s peek behind some of your favorite pop culture items!

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Ultimate Hot Wheels CollectionOctober 22nd – Ultimate Hot Wheels Collection

Hot Wheels came out in 1968 when Bruce was just 7 years old. He was hooked then as a child, and the love affair with Hot Wheels started over again in 1999 when he jumped at the chance to buy the rarest Hot Wheels he could find. Today, Bruce holds what some consider as the most valuable Hot Wheels collection in the world!

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Twilight Swan House | Portland Weird Homes Tour

October 29th – Atlas Obscura: The Twilight Swan House

In 2008, a low budget movie by the name of Twilight immortalized a quaint little house in the town of St. Helens, Oregon. Over the next decade, fans have traveled from all over the world to take their photo in front of this home. Little did one such fan know that she and her husband would later own this piece of cinematic history. In 2018 Amber and her husband Dean were shocked to find that Bella’s family home from Twilight was on the market. They immediately snatched it up with the goal to restore the home to its movie glory and share it with other superfans.

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October 29th -The Castle Peak & Thunder Railroad

Dave and Frances Sheegog’s backyard railroad needed a theme and living in Anaheim “All Things Disney” seemed a perfect fit. All of the Disney classic animated films and Pixar films are depicted somewhere and many of the iconic Disneyland structures have been recreated in exquisite detail. Visit his website to learn more!

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November 5th – Fantasyland Home

The inspiration for Travis’ basement came from Fantasyland at Disneyland. The areas represent facades from Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride, Snow White’s Scary Adventures, Pinnochio’s Daring Journey and more! It even features nighttime lighting and music that one would hear while waiting in line. And for a truly authentic experience, Travis even included real Disneyland crowd sounds!

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Luna ParcNovember 12th – Luna Parc

Born into an artistic family dating back to the time of the Medici, Ricky Boscarino has continued the lineage of artistry and craftsmanship. His largest work in progress is his home and atelier, Luna Parc, begun in 1989. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design in 1982, Ricky continues to create whimsical, sophisticated work in a variety of media.

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Great EscapeDecember 10th – The Great Escape

This wildly weird home is a world recorder holder, because EVERY room is a game! So what do we mean by that? We mean that inside this 13 bedroom, home there’s an actual commercial escape room, a real laser maze, arcade games, an interactive TV game show booth, a huge pool with lazy river & super fast waterslide, human foosball, human bowling, and SO MUCH MORE.

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December 16th – Sweet Escape Mansion

This unique mansion has themed every room after a different sweet treat. It also features the world’s only ice cream cone swimming pool (seriously, the hot tub is literally the ‘cherry on top’) and “chocolate” waterslide. And did we mention the custom-built mini-golf course, karaoke family night club, laser tag, an actual ball pit and TWO movie theaters with SO MUCH more!

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A Harry Potter Themed Staircase in this HomeJanuary 7th – Wizards Way

What a better place to step into the night and experience some adventure, knowing that you can return to this Wizard themed house in Orlando, Florida. Explore the wizard train room and the enchanted staircase of paintings. The only question is what room will the sorting hat tell you stay in?

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A bedroom in this Star Wars Themed HouseJanuary 28th – 12 Parsecs

You too can outrun your imagination in this amazing Star Wars-themed home located in the heart of Florida. This house is a large 9-bedroom custom-built masterpiece with each amazing bedroom having it’s own Star Wars-themed interior.  This leads us to ask, are you staying in the light side of the house or the dark side of the house?!

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