Columbus, Ohio: Statue of Arnold Schwarzenegger

An 8-foot-tall bronze sculpture of the musclebound bodybuilder-actor-politician, erected in 2012, commemorates his 1970 Mr. World title at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium. The Auditorium was bulldozed in 2014; statue moved downtown.

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Statue of Arnold Schwarzenegger

In 1970, Arnold Schwarzenegger won the body-building title of "Mr. World" at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Columbus, Ohio. In 2012, Arnold returned to Veterans Memorial, now remodeled as an event center, and unveiled an 8-foot-tall, 600 pound bronze statue of himself -- an exact copy of a statue installed only a couple of months earlier at the Schwarzenegger Museum in Austria. It depicts Arnold at the bulky apex of his body-building career, every muscle defined, biceps bulging, and in tiny tights as he flexes for the traffic driving past on US 40.

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 03/04/2012]

Statue of Arnold Schwarzenegger

Address:
400 N. High St., Columbus, OH
Directions:
North side of downtown. Arnold stands in the courtyard at the entrance of the Columbus Convention Center, on the east side of N. High St., opposite the intersection of Spruce St.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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