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Cedar City, Utah: The Centurium: Bronzes of History's Worthy

Your chance to pose with statues of Shakespeare, Leonard da Vinci, Marie Curie, and a couple of medieval knights in one monument.

S 800 W, Cedar City, UT
I-15 exit 59. Drive east on 200 North for five blocks. Turn right at the stoplight onto 800 West. Drive south two blocks. Just after you pass the soccer field on the right, you'll see the small, domed Centurium on the left.
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The surrounding area is under construction. The Centurium is boarded up and fenced off.

[Russ, 08/22/2021]

The University is erecting a new classroom building just to the south of the Centurium. It's supposed to be ready for classes in early 2023. We hope that the Centurium reopens before then.

The Centurium.

The Centurium

Right down the street from the Old Sorrel Monument is The Centurium, which contains statues of great people throughout history.

[Bill Debevc, 07/07/2018]

The Centurium's open-air gazebo features life-size bronze statues of Worthies around its perimeter. The "Spirit of Discovery" group includes Einstein and Newton; "Fire of Genius" offers Marie Curie holding a flask of radium; "Exaltation of Reason" is several reasonable guys in togas. It was dedicated by former President George Bush on May 2, 1997.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Old Sorrel, Hero Horse MonumentOld Sorrel, Hero Horse Monument, Cedar City, UT - < 1 mi.
Landlocked LighthouseLandlocked Lighthouse, Cedar City, UT - 2 mi.
Parowan Gap PetroglyphsParowan Gap Petroglyphs, Parowan, UT - 17 mi.
In the region:
Quilt Walk Survival Statue, Panguitch, UT - 36 mi.

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