World's Largest Pencil at the City Museum in St. Louis, Missouri

World’s Largest Pencil at the City Museum in St. Louis

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On January 18, 2007, the City Museum in St. Louis, Missouri, became home to yet another marvelous creation: The World’s Largest Pencil!

World's Largest Pencil at the City Museum in St. Louis, Missouri

At the equivalent of 1,900,000 regular pencils this giant #2 could take a whole lot of standardized tests. The pencil contains 4,000 lbs of Pennsylvania graphite, has a real erasing rubber eraser, and weighs an astonishing 250 pounds!

World's Largest Pencil at the City Museum in St. Louis, Missouri
World's Largest Pencil at the City Museum in St. Louis, Missouri
World's Largest Pencil at the City Museum in St. Louis, Missouri
World's Largest Pencil at the City Museum in St. Louis, Missouri

Like big things? Be sure to also check out the world’s largest underwear and the Human Hamster Wheel while at The City Museum!

Site: World’s Largest Pencil at The City Museum
Location: 750 N 16th St, St. Louis, MO 63103
Cost: General Admission (ages 3 years and up) – $12.00. Additional charges for roof-access and World Aquarium.
Hours: Winter Schedule: Sun 11am-5pm, Mon – Tues Closed, Wed – Thurs 9am-5pm, Fri – Sat 9am-1am; Summer Schedule (Starting March 15): Sun 11am-5pm, Mon – Thurs 9am-5pm, Fri – Sat 9am-1am
Date: March 20, 2010

Can’t get enough giant pencils? Check out the Big Pencil in Wytheville, Virginia.

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The World's Largest Pencil, a roadside attraction at the City Museum in St. Louis, Missouri. This giant #2 is the equivalent of 1,900,000 regular pencils. Visit this weird roadside attraction on a St. Louis vacation or Missouri road trip. The museum is a fun road trip stop for kids or adults.
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The World’s Largest Pencil, a roadside attraction at the City Museum in St. Louis, Missouri. This giant #2 is the equivalent of 1,900,000 regular pencils. Visit this weird roadside attraction on a St. Louis vacation or Missouri road trip. The museum is a fun road trip stop for kids or adults.
Val

Val is the founder and head road tripper at Silly America. Having grown up near Berwyn's famed car kabob, The Spindle, and a restaurant with a cow on its roof, her fascination with roadside attractions started early. Today, Val has visited over 300 roadside attractions across 31 states and is constantly on the lookout for the next BIG thing!

Val also blogs about her life, travels, and cats on her personal blog, Choosing Figs.

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