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Fremont Public Sculptures

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You don't need to pay museum entrance fees to see some of the best and most iconic art in the city. Fremont is an art gallery in and of itself, with public sculptures sharing sidewalk space with pedestrians and cyclists throughout the neighborhood. Each of the 10 or so pieces is totally unique and you'll often find them dressed up for holidays or other special events. Together they represent a window into Fremont's golden era of counterculture bliss.

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1. Late for the Interurban

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2. Waiting for the Interurban

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3. Guidepost

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4. Fremont Troll

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The Fremont Troll is an outlandish sculpture that lurks beneath the north end of the Aurora Bridge at N 36th St. The troll's creators – artists Steve…

5. Fremont Bridge

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Built in 1916 and since dwarfed by the far taller George Washington Memorial Bridge (colloquially known as the Aurora Bridge), the distinctive orange-and…

6. Fremont Rocket

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Don't forget to look toward the stars as you pass Evanston Ave and N 35th St.

7. Statue of Lenin

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The controversial 20th century Soviet leader has new life as one of Fremont's many beloved public art pieces.

8. Apatosaurs


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