Jacksonville, Florida: Outdoor Walk-Thru Horrified Head

The head is full color, on its side with mouth entrance, and is disturbingly lifelike with detailed teeth and tongue and big, staring eyes. Formerly the gateway to a human body exhibit at a science museum. Moved here in Feb. 2016.

W. Duval St., Jacksonville, FL
In Hemming Park. Downtown, opposite Jacksonville City Hall, on the south side of W. Duval St. between N. Laura and N. Hogan Sts.
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The Head.

Outdoor Walk-Thru Horrified Head

Very fun to look at, and it's in a neat little park downtown. It's getting some wear and tear with time, but still very fun to interact with.

[Janelle, 07/28/2021]

Seems horrified that he's been tagged.

Horrifying head.

Horror Head

This was so fun! On a trip to Key West this was our first stop. The artist that made the walk-thru head did a fabulous job. It was one of my favorite stops.

[Melanie Turner, 04/17/2021]

Outdoor Walk-Thru Horrified Head.

Outdoor Walk-Thru Horrified Head

The Head is right is downtown Jacksonville, so parking is difficult during the work week. We drove in circles to find a open spot. Stay about two blocks away to find more open meters. Have a quarter handy to get 30 min parking.

[Derek, 03/14/2020]


Outdoor Walk-Thru Horrified Head

If you like weird, the walk-through head is worth the stop... and I like weird!

[OffbeatJimmy, 09/26/2018]

Who could resist.


Outdoor Walk-Thru Horrified Head

Oddly amusing.

[Clara C, 11/16/2017]

The mouth on the 18-ft. long head served as the entryway to "The Body Within" exhibit at Jacksonville's Museum of Science and History since 2009. It's had a second life as a gaping piece of public outdoor art since 2016.

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