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Grand Marais, Minnesota: Giant Fish Crashing Through Building

It appears to have dropped like a bomb from the sky, perhaps from the overstuffed gullet of a monster Minnesota pelican?

Beaver House

78 Broadway, Grand Marais, MN
Beaver House. Hwy 61 into town, then turn south on Broadway for two blocks. On the east side.
July 2021: Reported returned after repairs. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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July 2021:

Giant Fish Crashing Through Building

As of 7/11/2021, the fish head is back! Curiously, the fish tail is now missing.

[Karen Hansen, 07/12/2021]
Beaver House Giant Fish

As of June 29 the fish head is still missing from the Beaver House. It's still a building that stands out for the distinctive exterior decor, but if you're only going up to Grand Marais to see the complete fish you'll want to wait a little longer.

[Bryan Thao Worra, 07/08/2021]

Beaver House.

Beaver House: Missing Giant Fish

No longer there.

[MLR, 06/30/2021]

Currently under repair, the giant fish was supposed to return in time for the 2021 summer tourist season. Delay at the fish-crashing-through-building repair shop?

Giant Fish Crashing Through Building

The whole front head part of the fish is missing and only the tail half is there. Not worth seeing.

[PWarren, 04/27/2021]

Currently under repair, the complete fish is supposed to return in time for the 2021 summer tourist season.

Sign: The Fish Head Will Be Back.

Giant Fish Crashing Through Building

The fish is currently missing its head. But, there's a sign in the window letting visitors know it will be back.

[Audra W, 10/27/2020]

A prudent notification to prevent public panic.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Canoehead SignCanoehead Sign, Grand Marais, MN - < 1 mi.
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Father Baraga's Boat MiracleFather Baraga's Boat Miracle, Schroeder, MN - 30 mi.
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Rocky Taconite, Silver Bay, MN - 53 mi.

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