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.

Address:
718 E. Monte Vista Ave., Vacaville, CA
Directions:
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]

Microscope.

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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