Houston, Texas: Eclectic Menagerie Park: Metal Sculptures

Over two dozen big sculptures include an armadillo, dinosaurs, King Kong, VW spider, and a giant fishing rod reeling in a pickup truck. They're made of scrap metal from Texas Pipe and Supply, which owns the land. Pipe welder Ron Lee makes most of them.
Address:
W. Bellfort Ave., Houston, TX
Directions:
South side of the city. From W. Bellfort Ave. turn south at the stoplight onto the entry ramp onto southbound Hwy 288/South Fwy. You'll see the sculptures on the right, and there's a wide shoulder where you can park.
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VW spider and cows.

Eclectic Menagerie Park: Metal Sculptures

Definitely worth stopping for 20+ scrap metal sculptures on the property of Texas Pipe and Supply.

[Doug, 01/21/2020]
Eclectic Menagerie Park - Metal Sculptures

A giant fishing pole reeling in a pickup and a metal gorilla atop a crane are just a few of the sculptures visible from the highway.

[Aspen, 05/24/2015]

Armadillo sculpture.

Metal Sculptures

A field filled with metal statues. Located on Highway 288 and Belfort on the southbound side of 288.

[Gena, 06/13/2009]

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