Cut Bank, Montana: Talking Penguin Statue

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Glacier Gateway Inn

Address:
1130 E. Main St., Cut Bank, MT
Directions:
Glacier Gateway Inn. North side of Railroad St. where it merges with US Hwy 2/E. Main St., on the southeast edge of town.
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Penguin statue. Talking Penguin Statue
27 feet tall, made of five tons of concrete. Apt ambassador for the "Coldest Spot in the Nation." Roadsideamerica.com Report... [01/14/2009]

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Penguin statue. Cement Penguin

This concrete penguin was built in 1989, but it looks much older, more like it was built in the 1930s. We were unaware this was a multimedia display when we were there in 2006, so we did not hear the narration, but it was impressive just the same.

If big penguins are your thing, Cut Bank awaits you.

[Gunnar Johnson, 07/17/2008]
Penguin, Cut Bank, MT. Cement Penguin

Photo of the the Penguin in Cut Bank, "Coldest Spot in the Nation." In front of the Glacier Gateway Inn; photographed March 1999.

[Bob Tubbs, 07/04/1999]

He's 27 feet tall -- still impressive for a penguin, 10,000 lbs of concrete over a metal frame, standing on a rounded base that reads "Coldest Spot in the Nation."

Cement Penguin

If you press the "button" on the 60 foot cement penguin in Cut Bank, MT, you can enjoy fuzzy, inaudible english whilst licking a soft serve.

[Kent MacCarter, 01/03/1997]

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