New York, New York: Giant Alice in Wonderland Sculpture

Sculpted in bronze by Jose de Creeft in 1959, Alice sits atop a mushroom surrounded by the Mad Hatter, White Rabbit, Cheshire Cat, and others. Designed to be climbed on by kids, but adults do it too.
Address:
E. 76th St., New York, NY
Directions:
Walk into Central Park from 5th Ave. at E. 76th St. Bear left until you see the little lake, then turn right and follow the lake to its north end. When you get there, you'll see the sculpture on the right.
Admission:
Free
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Giant Alice in Wonderland Sculpture

We visited this statue with our children in June, 1997. It is just as described, but one caution -- in the sunlight, it gets extremely HOT! Our children tried to climb it and got an uncomfortable burn.

[RDL, 01/04/2011]

Alice in Wonderland sculpture.

Giant Alice in Wonderland Sculpture

Giant bronze statue of Alice in Wonderland sitting on a mushroom, accompanied by the Mad Hatter, the White Rabbit, the Cheshire Cat and others. The statue is just inside the eastern edge of Central Park, where kids (and adults) are welcome to climb on it and take pictures. One of the walkways leads directly to Alice, so you can't miss her.

[Karen Hudson, 01/03/2011]

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