Grand Rapids, Michigan: Leonardo da Vinci's Big Horse

24 feet tall. Based on the sketches of Leonardo da Vinci, who never completed this bronze giant.

Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park

Address:
1000 East Beltline Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, MI
Directions:
Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park. North of I-96 on East Beltline, between Bradford and Leonard Sts.
Hours:
M, W, Th, F, Sa 9 am - 5 pm, Tu 9 am - 9 pm, Su noon - 5 pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
888-957-1580
Admission:
Adult 14-64: $12, Senior 65 & older: $9, Students with ID: $9, Children 5
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Leonardo da Vinci's Big Horse

Da Vinci had the technology, but sadly, the bronze he needed was used to make cannons instead.

[Kate Metenosky, 03/31/2012]
Leonardo da Vinci's Horse

What Leonardo da Vinci could not finish four hundred years ago, is found now in no other than Grand Rapids, MI, at the Meijer Botanical Gardens. 24-feet tall, made of bronze, this modern stallion is sculpted from original notes of the master himself. Paid admission required.

[MC Lew, 10/10/2004]

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