Vacaville, California: 16-Foot-Tall Microscope

Built by sculptor Phillip Glashoff out of fire extinguishers, a tractor bucket, and other recycled metal junk, and placed here in July 2014.

718 E. Monte Vista Ave., Vacaville, CA
Next to the Vacaville Art Gallery. on the south side of E. Monte Vista Ave., just west of its intersection with Depot St.
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Big microscope.

16-Foot-Tall Microscope

The microscope is next to the Vacaville Art Gallery and Gift Shop, but it may be hard to find parking. Still pretty cool.

[Sadie, 07/25/2021]


Giant Microscope

A 16-foot-tall microscope stands next to the Vacaville Art Gallery. No plaque describes its origin.

[Juan sebastian Barboza, 06/07/2019]

The microscope was built by sculptor Phillip Glashoff out of fire extinguishers, a tractor bucket, and other recycled metal junk, and installed in July 2014.

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