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

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

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
 

Site: World’s Largest Pencil at The City Museum
Location: 701 North 15th Street, St Louis, MO
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

 

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

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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 to roadside attractions started early. Val blogs about her life, travels, and cats on her personal blog, Choosing Figs.