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“Must see in Duluth” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Aerial Lift Bridge

Aerial Lift Bridge
Lake Avenue, Duluth, MN
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Ranked #6 of 86 Attractions in Duluth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Inline skating
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Owner description: Originally constructed in 1905 as an aerial lift, this unusual elevator bridge is 386 feet long and spans the canal entrance to Duluth Harbor.
Duluth, Minnesota
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Must see in Duluth”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

We visit Duluth often but never tire of the harbor area. The bridge is one of a kind??
Fun to walk over to the other side as well. People run to see the bridge rise and ships enter the port.

Visited May 2013
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“kids loved this attraction”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

try standing right under bridge when it lowers, super cool, great attraction for kids, walking over it also cool

Visited June 2013
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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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“so cool!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Really fun experience... we watched a boat go under, and the bridge go up/down. Just don't get stuck waiting to cross the bridge when it is going up! it takes a while to go down!

Visited May 2013
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Houston, Texas
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“Awesome Contraption”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

This thing is way neat. Not a draw bridge but the whole roadway is lifted straight up like an elevator to let the sea going freightors throug to the bay.

Visited May 2013
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“Fun!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

Cool to see these big ships go by so close and think about where they have been and where they are going.

Visited May 2013
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