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Triceratops statue.

Triceratops from NY World's Fair

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Louisville, Kentucky

Along with a Brontosaurus and T. rex, this 30-foot-long fiberglass beast was one of the star dinosaurs of the "Sinclair Dinoland" exhibit at the 1964-65 New York World's Fair. In the 1970s the Triceratops again became a popular attraction when it was moved to the Louisville Museum of Natural History and Science. But the museum went through several shake-ups and name changes, and in the early 2000s the Triceratops was banished. For years it stood, weather-worn but still impressive, in the city's industrial district. Then in 2022 it was given a fresh coat of paint, a name ("Lottie"), and moved to an inaccessible rooftop behind the Kentucky Science Center, a downtown kids museum. Kids love dinosaurs, but they're no longer able to get near this one.

Also see: 1964-65 New York World's Fair

Triceratops from NY World's Fair

711 W. Washington St., Louisville, KY
Downtown, on a pedestrian bridge rooftop behind the Kentucky Science Center. On the north side of W. Washington St., one block north of US-31W/W. Main St., midway between N. 7th and N. 8th Sts.
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