Grand Rapids, Minnesota: Skeletal Scrap Metal Moose

The moose was built in 2012 from scrap metal and old farm equipment. It stands 20 feet tall and weighs 1.5 tons.
Address:
2501 County Road 76, Grand Rapids, MN
Directions:
Drive west of town on Hwy 23, past the Grand Itasca Hospital. Turn right onto CR 76. Drive a north a quarter-mile, then turn right into the Garden Court Chateau, an assisted living facility. The moose stands in an open field next to the building.
Phone:
218-999-5998
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The Skeletal Scrap Metal Moose was created by Dutch artist Thijs Trompert of Amersfoort, Netherlands. He sports a red scarf, made for him by one of the residents of the Garden Court Chateau, the assisted living facility where he stands.

[John Miller, 05/09/2012]

Trompert built the moose in 2012 -- from scrap metal and old farm equipment -- in memory of his girlfriend's grandmother, who stayed for a time at the facility. The moose stands 20 feet tall and weighs 1.5 tons.

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