BOSTON (CBS) – The giant Hood milk bottle outside of the Boston Children’s Museum is getting some much needed repairs.
The landmark has been a meeting place outside the museum since it was moved there in 1977.READ MORE: 'No Job Too Small': Belmont Firefighters Rescue Ducklings From Storm Drain
According to the museum, the 40-foot tall milk bottle was built in 1934 by Arthur Gagner to sell his homemade ice cream in Taunton. It was a landmark on Route 44 until it was abandoned in 1967. Hood had it fixed up and then donated it to the museum.READ MORE: 'We Need Answers': Vigil Held For Alonzo Polk Who Drowned At Dedham Graduation Party
The museum said if the bottle was real, it could hold 58,620 gallons of milk.MORE NEWS: 10-Year-Old Girl In Critical Condition After Being Pulled From Methuen Pool
The renovations are expected to take about four months.