Milaca, Minnesota: The Hairy Mosquito

A home-made metal mosquito with a water auger for a nose squats outside the Hairy Mosquito Trading Post, along with other scrap art.

Address:
21287 US Hwy 169, Milaca, MN
Directions:
In front of the Hairy Mosquito Trading Post. On the southbound side of US Hwy 169, seven miles north of its intersection with Hwy 23 in Milaca.
Hours:
April-Oct. F-Su 10-6 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
320-983-5240
Admission:
Free
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Biker chick art.

The Hairy Mosquito

The mosquito is very small, but the location has lots of other weird crap that is semi entertaining!

[Ashley Heckson, 05/22/2021]
The Hairy Mosquito

The Bloodsuckers Bash (car and motorcycle show) is still held in September. Lots of curious oddities to look at. We will be stopping again, as there was a bit more to see, and we'd like to visit the ice cream shop portion.

[Amy, 09/17/2019]
Hairy Mosquito

This is not a giant sculpture. It is a yard ornament that is as tall as your thighs. Definitely not as pictured.

[Ann Dee, 08/22/2018]

Beware the low-angle snapshots of others! A giant mosquito is not necessarily a human-scale giant.

Hairy Mosquito Trading Co.

Lots of old timey stuff, live entertainment, and a giant sculpture of a mosquito. They also have an ice cream shop with a 1950s theme, and they even sell reclaimed lumber and doors and windows for the crafty.

[Bob, 04/18/2017]

Mosquito.

The Hairy Mosquito

A large home-made metal mosquito sculpture squats outside the Hairy Mosquito Trading Post. The mosquito appears ready to bite; it has a water auger for a nose. The Bloodsucker's Bash is held at the trading post every September.

[Lynda S, 10/12/2014]

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