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The Gnome-Mobile – Hickory Corners, MI

The Gnome-Mobile is a 1930 Rolls-Royce Sedanca Deville automobile used in the Walt Disney Film “The Gnome-mobile” (1967). It is currently housed in the Gilmore Car Museum at 6865 Hickory Road in Hickory Corners, Michigan 49060. Donald Gilmore, the founder

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Hidden Elves – Denver, CO

The Hidden Elves can be found lurking inside the diorama murals at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science located at 2001 Colorado Boulevard in Denver, Colorado. The elves (8 to be exact) were painted by artist Kent Pendleton when

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The Troll Hole and Art Emporium – Alliance, OH

The Troll Hole and Art Emporium is located at 222/228 E. Main Street in Alliance, Ohio, two doors down from the Alliance Chamber of Commerce and directly across the street from the Alliance Farmers Market. Owned and operated Sherry and

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Posted in Museums, Props, Toys, Dolls & Puppets

Tom Clark Museum – Davidson, NC

The Tom Clark Museum was located at 131 North Main Street in the college town of Davidson, North Carolina. The museum was dedicated to the work of Thomas Fetzer Clark, a native of Elizabethtown, North Carolina, who graduated from Davidson College

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Posted in Museums, Statues and Carvings

Rose O’Neill Museum – Walnut Shade, MO

The Rose O’Neill Museum is located in the Ozarks Hills of Taney County near Branson, Missouri at 485 Rose O’Neill Road in the town of Walnut Shade. The museum is housed inside the Bonniebrook House, a recreation of the O’Neill

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Pickle Barrel House Museum, Grand Marais, MI

The Pickle Barrel House Museum is located on the corner of Lake Avenue and Randolph Street in Grand Marais, Michigan. The House is open daily in July and August from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. In June and September, it is open

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Gnome Habitat USA – Auburn, CA

Gnome Habitat USA is private museum on the lore, legend and wonder of the gnome world. It is located in Auburn, California on five-acres of land owned by Elizabeth M. (“Liz”) Spera. Her collection of more that 2000 gnomes and other related

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The Tooth Fairy Museum, Deerfield, IL

The Tooth Fairy Museum (now defunct)  was located in the split-level ranch home on 1129 Cherry Street in suburban Deerfield, Illinois. Created in 1993, the non-profit Tooth Fairy Museum was operated by Dr. Rosemary S. Wells, a former professor at

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Valley of the Elves – Mr. Oreb, WI

The Valley of the Elves (“Nissedahle” in Norwegian) is located 3576 Country Road JG, just three miles down the road from Mt. Oreb, Wisconsin (aka, “The Troll Capital of the World”). This Norwegian cultural attraction (aka “Little Norway”) was built on the

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