Three Oaks, Michigan: Big Working Kaleidoscope (In Transition)

An 11-foot-long working kaleidoscope, made of steel, stands outdoors in a small downtown park. 2022: Currently in the kaleidoscope repair shop.

105 N. Elm St., Three Oaks, MI
Downtown, on the west side of N. Elm St. just north of its intersection with Maple St.
2022: Currently out for repairs.
In Transition
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Big Working Kaleidoscope

Not there anymore.

[Kristin, 09/15/2021]

Water got into its works, and it's currently in the kaleidoscope repair shop. The city hopes to have it operational and back to dazzling the public soon, but no one is quite sure how long it takes to fix a big kaleidoscope.

Big Working Kaleidoscope

The Kaleidoscope is currently closed for further improvements as of July 19, 2021.

[Carolanne, 08/03/2021]

Kaleidoscope view.

Big Working Kaleidoscope

I thought it was pretty cool to see such a large replica of a childhood toy. Nice town!

[Dana, 07/31/2017]


Big Working Kaleidoscope

The Kaleidoscope has flashing lights inside and many moving parts.

[Ron Renken, 09/01/2015]
Big Kaleidoscope

This is the kind of kaleidoscope with fixed colored panels that spin -- so you spin it once and that's all there is to see. I was hoping it was the kind that had the liquid filled chamber with glitter and shapes floating in it so it would be ever-changing. But we were there and we can say we saw it. No need to see it again.

[Melissa, 08/03/2015]

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