Minneapolis, Minnesota: Mary Tyler Moore Statue

Iconic statue of Mary Richards tossing her hat skyward in the opening credits of the 1970s sitcom, set in Minneapolis.
Address:
505 Nicollet, Minneapolis, MN
Directions:
Downtown, in the glass-enclosed Visitor Center on the southeast corner of S. 5th St. and the Nicollet pedestrian mall, which is midway between Hennepin and S. Marquette Ave.
Hours:
M-Sa 10-7, Su 12-5
Admission:
Free
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Mary Tyler Moore Statue

This past summer, Minneapolis did something dumb: it abruptly removed its statue of Mary Tyler Moore to make way for some sidewalk construction. When the press asked where the statue had gone, the city said it would be in storage for two years. The outcry was instant, and the city realized it had made a big mistake. So on December 7th, Mary reappeared in a new spot, inside a downtown visitor center, two blocks from her old location. The city promised that the statue would be accessible every day (during Visitor Center hours) and that in 2017, when construction is complete, Mary would return to her old spot.

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 12/08/2015]
Mary Richards Statue

I wanted to see this forever, got there today and discovered it was "in storage" for next 2 yrs due to construction at the site....boo.

[alicia h., 08/16/2015]

Mary Tyler Moore.

Mary Tyler Moore Statue

I took a nothing day and made it feel worthwhile!

[C A, 05/16/2015]

Role model.

Mary Tyler Moore Statue

It reminds me a bit of the bronze Fonz in Milwaukee.

[Peachikita, 07/27/2013]

Mary Tyler Moore statue.

Mary Tyler Moore Statue

This was wonderful. If you grew up watching and wanting to be "Mary," then this is a must see! Try not to go during rush hour, though.

[Bette, 08/04/2012]

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