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.
Address:
W. Duval St., Jacksonville, FL
Directions:
In Hemming Park. Downtown, opposite Jacksonville City Hall, on the south side of W. Duval St. between N. Laura and N. Hogan Sts.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
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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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