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Mounds View, Minnesota: 30-Foot-Tall Mermaid (Gone)

Balanced on her tail fin, appearing to fend off a fisherman's net, on the roof of the Mermaid Restaurant. Removed Feb. 6. 2018.

Mermaid Restaurant

I-35W exit 28C. Atop the Mermaid Restaurant, which is on the northwest corner of US Hwy 10 and CR-H.
Removed Feb. 6. 2018.

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Mermaid - 30 Feet Tall

In the 1970s, the Mermaid was on the corner of Highway 10 and County Road H. It was later placed atop the Mermaid bowling center. It is gone now.

[Ben Branshaw, 06/24/2022]

The mermaid was taken down in 2018. At the time there was talk of the mermaid being restored and returned to public view, but it hasn't happened yet.

30-Foot-Tall Mermaid

According to a Minneapolis newspaper article, there are plans to restore the statue, which became structurally unsafe, and return it to the roof of the building. No ETA was published, however.

[Aaron Propes, 02/11/2018]

Latest reports suggest that the mermaid may return to a snapshot-friendly ground level.

Mermaid statue.

Large Landlocked Mermaid

She is still on the roof! Funky place with a restaurant, bar, bowling alley and convention center.

[Jane Holm, 04/29/2012]

Mermaid statue.

Large Landlocked Mermaid

Sitting high atop the roof of the Mermaid Restaurant and Lounge off of Ramsey county route 10 in Mounds View, Minnesota, she is queen of all she can see -- the parking lot. Granted there isn't much reason to stop here, but then again what reason do you need to see any of the Big Things?

[Doug Lidz, 08/17/2005]

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