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Beautiful Mural

There a re a few of these murals around downtown New London. Nice to see a revitalization effort... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2016
Johna D
Colchester, Connecticut
A whale 🐳 mural for the Whaling City

It’s one of 100 large whale murals painted by the American artist Robert WYLAND. It’s in downtown... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
New London, Connecticut
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Corner of Eugene O'Neil Dr & State St, New London, CT 06320
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

It’s one of 100 large whale murals painted by the American artist Robert WYLAND. It’s in downtown New London on the side of a comic book store. The paint chips often but is refurbished. It’s unlikely you’ll make the trip just to see this but...More

Thank nllaw
Reviewed May 19, 2018

You cannot miss this large Waling Wall mural when driving through downtown New London. It adds a classy touch.

Thank Alan S
Reviewed February 15, 2018

I love looking at the murals in New London, this one has been there forever, and it is just a classic, beautiful piece downtown.

Thank HGwynn
Reviewed September 6, 2017

this former Wyland mural was peeling and in disrepair. it had been touched up once or twice, but then the current building owner really did a complete and very disappointing do-over. the mural really can't be called a Wyland at this point. Too bad.

Thank CT t
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

We have been fans of Wyland and his work since visiting one of his galleries in Hawaii. This whaling wall was pretty nice - unfortunately it seems to be deteriorating in a few spots. I would recommend checking it out if not too far from...More

Thank Measuretwice8
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Cool and really great Mural in downtown New London. Can't help but see it as you are driving into downtown New London.

Thank Richard D
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

Our kids thought this was a really cool wall. They loved the size of the whales in the mural. We were yelled at twice between our car and the mural, so that marred our experience.

Thank Malinda U
Reviewed November 13, 2016

There a re a few of these murals around downtown New London. Nice to see a revitalization effort under way. Beautiful and history building all around this area.

2  Thank Johna D
Reviewed September 6, 2016

I vaguely remember this wall being painted back when I lived in New London. It is distinctive, but I was never fond of it.

Thank Canadiancitylover
Reviewed August 24, 2016

This is a big piece of art. I'm sure you have seen his work in many of the historic whaling towns from New England to Hawaii. How fun to tick them all off your viewing list. they are there because of history. Dig deeper and...More

2  Thank Vail183
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