Mitchell, South Dakota: Cornelius, Corn Palace Mascot

A six-foot-tall fiberglass ear of corn, with a grinning cartoon face on two sides, stands as a photo-op outside the world's only Corn Palace.

Address:
N. Main St., Mitchell, SD
Directions:
On the west side of N. Main St., directly across the street from the domed facade of the Mitchell Corn Palace.
Admission:
Free
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Cornelius.

Cornelius, Corn Palace Mascot

Worth it for pictures and the gift shop across the street. Really fun. corn-themed stuff in there!

[Lisa G, 03/14/2021]

Cornelius.

Cornelius, Corn Palace Mascot

Right across the street from the amazing Mitchell Corn Palace is a statue of its mascot, Cornelius. He's a giant ear of corn with a happy face. Great photo op!

[Jody Day, 07/31/2012]

Cornelius is smartly designed with a grinning face on both sides, so visitors can get him in shots with the Corn Palace in the background.


Nearby Offbeat Places

Valtiroty Shiloh's TabernacleValtiroty Shiloh's Tabernacle, Mitchell, SD - < 1 mi.
Corn PalaceCorn Palace, Mitchell, SD - < 1 mi.
Big Steer and BisonBig Steer and Bison, Mitchell, SD - < 1 mi.
In the region:
St. Peter's Rock Grotto, Farmer, SD - 17 mi.

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