La Jolla, California: Dr. Seuss and Cat in the Hat

Life-size bronze statue of Theodor Seuss Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss, at his drawing board and accompanied by his creation, the Cat in the Hat.

Address:
9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA
Directions:
University of California San Diego. Next to the Geisel Library.
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Geisel Library.

Geisel and Cat in the Hat

I came to see the statues, but was amazed at the uniqueness of the library building itself: beautiful and intriguing. I visited during the pandemic and found the good doctor and his hat-wearing cat diligently wearing masks, seeming to obey all the signs on the campus.

[Tim O'Brien, 12/23/2020]

Cat in the Hat and Dr. Seuss observe the teetering house.

Dr. Seuss and Cat in the Hat

Dr. Seuss and the Cat in the Hat are on the west side of the Geisel Library. From there you can head east to see three more attractions: walk along the Giant Snake Mosaic Walkway, past the House Teetering on the Edge of a Roof, to the Teddy Bear Made of Boulders, which is on the left.

[Jan Bryson, 10/25/2014]

A one-of-a-kind stroll past some eye-poppin' sights, for sure.


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Giant Snake Mosaic WalkwayGiant Snake Mosaic Walkway, La Jolla, CA - < 1 mi.
House Teetering on Edge of RoofHouse Teetering on Edge of Roof, La Jolla, CA - < 1 mi.
Teddy Bear Made of BouldersTeddy Bear Made of Boulders, La Jolla, CA - < 1 mi.
In the region:
West Coast Longest Wooden Pier, Oceanside, CA - 23 mi.

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