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Brownsville, Tennessee: Billy Tripp's Mindfield Team Field Report

344 W. Main St., Brownsville, TN
On the west side of downtown, on the south side W. Main St./Hwy 54, next to the Sunrise Inn motel and a big water tower, which is also part of the Mindfield.
Lit at night - when lightning strikes haven't knocked out power. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Billy Tripp's Mindfield.

Billy Tripp's Mindfield

A vast, brain-boggling network of towering steel girders, which the artist claims tells the story of his life (spent since 1989 building the Mindfield). Report... [12/23/2012]

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Massive art installation at night.

Billy Tripp's Mindfield

Billy Tripp's Mindfield is partially lit at night.

[Brooke Chesson-Riedel, 01/12/2021]


Billy Tripp's Mindfield

Park in front near the rent a center. There's a small path along the building to get a better look. We didn't see his books; there is a small area that says "pen and paper," but it's filled with metal pieces.

[Kwinn, 03/25/2017]

Billy Tripp's Mindfield.

Billy Tripp's Mindfield

We stopped to see the Mindfield on a road trip to Texas. Words cannot begin to describe the scale and scope of this installation. The movie theater A-frames are assembled and a load of concrete was delivered the day we were there. Obviously, the Mindfield continues to expand.

[George and Sharon Splett, 09/16/2014]
Billy Tripp's Mindfield

Billy Tripp's Mindfield is located in town behind a barber shop and motel. Hard to see while driving unless you look up. Close view is obstructed by commercial buildings on three sides but is impressive nonetheless.

Take the time to look for the details, as there are many. You won't see them if you just glance at this very large piece of artwork -- one man's ingenuity and imagination.

[Neil Hesselgrave, 08/06/2010]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Mindfield and Master Barber Shop Menagerie MuseumMindfield and Master Barber Shop Menagerie Museum, Brownsville, TN - < 1 mi.
Tina Turner MuseumTina Turner Museum, Brownsville, TN - 4 mi.
Tree Stump HouseTree Stump House, Jackson, TN - 21 mi.
In the region:
Isaac Hayes Grave, Memphis, TN - 48 mi.

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