Wilson, Kansas: World's Largest Hand-Painted Czech Egg

The "Czech Capital of Kansas" features a giant egg -- at 22 feet long, it's America's largest. Arrived in 2012, painted in April 2015, mounted upright under gazebo in July 2016.

Address:
Ave. D, Wilson, KS
Directions:
East end of town. Corner of 27th St. (Old US 40) and Ave. D. I-70 exit 206, drive south two miles, then turn right at the stop sign onto 27th St.
Admission:
Free
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Pay phone booth.

World's Largest Hand-Painted Czech Egg

After visiting the Egg, don't forget to drive through the town and see the baby eggs, the working pay phone booth, and interesting buildings.

[Banks, 06/09/2021]

World's Largest Hand-Painted Czech Egg.

World's Largest Hand-Painted Czech Egg

We were able to stop here and look around and learn a lot about the culture. There are several information panels about Czech culture, the egg, and its creation.

Just down the road are several smaller eggs, painted differently, in front of various businesses. There is a good restaurant as well, but we were there on a Monday, when it was closed.

[Janelle, 09/25/2020]

Giant egg.

World's Largest Hand-Painted Czech Egg

This is the Czech capital of Kansas. It is well worth the stop. There is a Czech Festival every year at the end of July. The hotel nearby is very charming and the food at Made From Scratch was amazing. This is well worth the stop.

[Brittney, 06/12/2020]

Window art.

World's Largest Hand-Painted Czech Egg

Just off the highway, maybe 8 minutes. The town is full of cute photo opportunities. The egg is big and beautiful! When we arrived, they were having a Czech festival -- so cool seeing all the costumes. They are also in the process of building a Czech opera house.

Great place to stretch your legs. No food or gas though.

[Sarah, 08/03/2019]

Egg.

World's Largest Hand-Painted Czech Egg

Welcome sign entering town says "The Czech Capital of Kansas." Nice info kiosk as well.

[Kathy & Ron - Summer 2018, 06/19/2018]

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