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Zionsville, Indiana: Yard Art Extravaganza

Large yard display of scrap metal dinosaurs and other sculptures begun in the 1960s by Ernie Taylor, who still lives on the property and is in his nineties. Restored by volunteers in 2022.

10985 E. State Road 32, Zionsville, IN
US 421 exit on Indiana Highway 32, go east 1.3 miles east, on south side of road just before 1100E west of the village of Jolietville. Private property - visitors seem to be welcome.
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Yard Art Extravaganza

It looks cool from the road, but when we pulled in there were lots of "No Trespassing" signs, including several that indicated trespassers would be shot. Got back in the car and left.

[Juliana, 07/18/2017]

Yard art at dusk.

Yard Art Extravaganza

We walked right up the driveway at sunset and into the gated "park" area that is visible from the road. There are lots of signs all along the driveway and behind the house that suggest they are expecting -- and welcoming -- curious visitors. It was fun to explore and a great place to stretch the legs and take pictures.

[Laura Kicey, 05/26/2014]

Dinosaurs and yard art.

Yard Art Extravaganza

While cruising through the Indiana countryside and corn fields, you really don't expect to find such a great display of dinosaurs, various animals and farm implements, unusual windmills, smiling faces, a world globe, even an outhouse! All are located on the Taylor Farm but, as far as we could tell, are there for your viewing only from the road.

[John Holmes, 08/31/2011]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Antique Fan MuseumAntique Fan Museum, Zionsville, IN - 7 mi.
Pyramids of the FuturePyramids of the Future, Indianapolis, IN - 9 mi.
Galyan's BearGalyan's Bear, Indianapolis, IN - 13 mi.
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Giant Bony Fish, Plainfield, IN - 24 mi.

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