Grand Rapids, Michigan: Leonardo da Vinci's Giant Horse

24 feet tall. Based on the sketches of Leonardo da Vinci, who never completed this bronze giant.

Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park

Address:
1000 E. Beltline Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, MI
Directions:
Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park. North of I-96 on East Beltline, between Bradford and Leonard Sts.
Hours:
M, W, Th, F, Sa 9 am - 5 pm, Tu 9 am - 9 pm, Su noon - 5 pm. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
888-957-1580
Admission:
Adult 14-64: $12, Senior 65 & older: $9, Students with ID: $9, Children 5
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Leonardo da Vinci's Giant Horse.

Leonardo da Vinci's Giant Horse

We visited Fredrick Meijer Gardens in August 2019 and saw Leonardo da Vinci's Giant Horse.

[Debra, 08/07/2020]

Face.

Leonardo da Vinci's Giant Horse

So many other "big things" at Meijer gardens. Perfect for a big thing enthusiast.

[Betsey, 09/11/2017]

Trowel.

Giant Garden Trowel

We visited the Frederik Meijer Gardens while in Grand Rapids and enjoyed it very much. Didn't have enough time to see everything but ran into this Giant Garden Trowel titled "Plantoir," in a field of wild grasses. It was created by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen.

[Jim Hejl, 11/03/2015]

The big trowel is in the same sculpture park as Leonardo da Vinci's Big Horse. It was stuck in the ground in 2001. Like the horse, it's 24 feet tall.

Da Vince horse.

Leonardo da Vinci's Big Horse

Great time for kids and adults, cool stuff to see and do, plan on walking a lot, but worth it.

[John Russo, 05/16/2015]
Leonardo da Vinci's Big Horse

Da Vinci had the technology, but sadly, the bronze he needed was used to make cannons instead.

[Kate Metenosky, 03/31/2012]

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