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The Big Duck

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The Big Duck

Yes it’s silly, yes it’s funny but ya gotta go! It’s a Long Island east end landmark. It’s a giant... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
lollygal
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New York City, New York
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One of those silly Americana site you got to stop at

While visiting in Long Island, it was said we had to see the Duck, so we did. Just like York’s... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
cornmanrichards
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York, Pennsylvania
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Route 24, Flanders Rd, Flanders, NY
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

World famous novelty architecture keeps life fun. The Big Duck located in Flanders, New York is our local favorite and it is on the National Register of Historic Places. Built in 1931, this duck was first used to advertise and sell eggs. There's a big...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Yes it’s silly, yes it’s funny but ya gotta go! It’s a Long Island east end landmark. It’s a giant duck with a gift shop inside the body.

1  Thank lollygal
Reviewed August 6, 2018

While visiting in Long Island, it was said we had to see the Duck, so we did. Just like York’s Shoehouse or Margate’s Lucy the Elephant, it is something anyone visiting the area should do. No cost unless you want a souvenir, and the man...More

1  Thank cornmanrichards
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Having drive by this 1920’s era roadside attraction over the years when it was closed, it was a thrill to find it open & welcoming visitors. Host was full of historic information & made my stop extra special. On the grounds of one of the...More

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Reviewed July 2, 2018

A Long Island landmark for decades. Everyone sees it but not everyone stops. Take the tour. All you need is to walk in the door. Learn about the Ducks history and architecture. Pick up a souvenir.

Thank William K
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Yep, it's a must see if you are in the area. I remember as a child that this duck was actually of a poultry farm. The farm's gone and the Duck was moved to it's new home years ago. Bought a Big Duck tee shirt...More

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

I stopped at the Big Duck because everyone at the hotel I was staying at was talking about it. It boils down to a building in the shape of a duck that was built in the 20's as a tourist attraction to bring people into...More

Thank Justin W
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Love the big duck, went in to get a gift for a baby girl here visiting from Austria, her daddy is from Long Island. Only had blue onesies, guy working said because the big duck is a boy, please prove that and please get pink...More

Thank K3096CScharlesm
Reviewed July 13, 2017

So much fun & history in a tinny spot. In another life time actually a place to buy duck eggs, this kitschy spot is a landmark worth stopping at if even for a few minutes. Today it's a gift shop filled with local color. It's...More

Thank Paul E
Reviewed February 26, 2017

Don't expect anything extravagant - it's only the big duck. But, it's something funny to visit and take a few pictures. Inside is a small 'museum' - you can see photos of similar attractions, you can learn a bit about a history of this place....More

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1012-24 Flanders, NY As you are heading north along Route 24 towards Flanders, the Big Duck will be on your right. Always great for photo op-duck gift shop hours are trickier. The teeny museum of the duck farm is in a small... More
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