Cincinnati, Ohio: Woolly Mammoths of Cincinnati

Four lifelike large woolly mammoth statues stand in front of the storage facility for all of Cincinnati's natural history museum specimens.
Address:
Gest St., Cincinnati, OH
Directions:
South side of the city. On the west side of Gest St. just north of its intersection with W. 5th St.
Admission:
Free
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Woolly Mammoths

These Woolly Mammoths used to be in front of the Natural History Museum near the corner of Gilbert and Elsinore down the hill from Mount Adams. Remnants of a castle are still at the corner. The museum was just north of there where a business building now stands. The museum was shut down in the 1980s, except for the planetarium. The museum was moved to the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal around 1990.

I did not know the mammoths were still around.

[Mark Holtman, 01/20/2011]

The mammoths now stand in front of the Geier Collections and Research Center, which is the storage facility for all of Cincinnati's natural history museum specimens.

Woolly mammoths.

Woolly Mammoths

Four rather large woolly mammoth statues in front of an unmarked building next to 551 Guest St. Fun for photos.

[Danni, 01/13/2010]

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