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Grounds For Sculpture

80 Sculptors Way, Hamilton, NJ 08619-3451
+1 609-586-0616
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Nice Sunday Afternoon Visit

Been passing the Grounds for Sculpture for years on Rte 295 and never went in... Finally decided to... read more

Reviewed today
Paul R
via mobile
Good outing for the family

Enjoyed it...especially the giant statues in the meadows!! Check for weather before going....rain... read more

Reviewed yesterday
New Brunswick, New Jersey
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The perfect day trip! Grounds For Sculpture (GFS), located in Hamilton, New Jersey (midway between Philadelphia and New York), is a forty-two acre not-for-profit sculpture park and arboretum founded by Seward Johnson. Its collection features more than 270 contemporary sculptures by renowned and emerging artists. Exhibitions change seasonally in five indoor galleries. With rich educational offerings, a robust schedule of performing arts, and fun family events, the park is open year-round. Shopping and dining options complement every visit. Members receive free admission year-round plus a host of other benefits. For hours, admission prices, membership information, and a calendar of events, visit us online.
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80 Sculptors Way, Hamilton, NJ 08619-3451
+1 609-586-0616
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Reviewed today via mobile

Been passing the Grounds for Sculpture for years on Rte 295 and never went in... Finally decided to take the time to visit and WOW!!! Interesting sculptures, well maintained trails throughout and just a great place to spend the afternoon. Great for Couples, and families...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Enjoyed it...especially the giant statues in the meadows!! Check for weather before going....rain can play a spoilsport

Thank Nilay4B
Reviewed 2 days ago

I loved it! It is like playing hide and seek with sculptures. They are placed randomly, you just turn your head and find a sculpture behind you. It's really amazing. After an hour there with my friends I was confused recognizing some visitors resting on...More

Thank Yeganeh A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The kids loved walking around and finding hidden sculptures. They have a good selection of different art forms . not good to walk when is too hot outside though

Thank angiegolo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My adult son and I have a yearly pass because I love this the grounds. We live in the Lehigh Valley, PA and I try to make the trip when I have a free day. This time we took my sis-in-law and her high school...More

Thank Jean M F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot say that I am a big proponent (nor appreciator) of "modern sculpture." but I thoroughly enjoyed this place. Every turn in the path produced another piece that made you look at it. The layout and the greenery is very special. Well worth a...More

Thank J David N
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Grounds offer an unusual experience. You are transported to an art park the moment you enter the gates. At your leisure you stroll through exquisite landscapes enhanced by sculpture. You can enjoy light fare at the cafe or splurge at Rats. Friday "happy hour"...More

Thank michael w
Reviewed 1 week ago

very nice place to see sculpture that looks so real you would think they are. beautiful, serene grounds and peacocks roam free. they have a gift shop and cafes that are a little high for their items. it is a great place to visit and...More

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Grounds for Sculpture is an amazing place. By mixing the arts with nature, this place has created a winner. Stroll through the famous painting vignettes which become three dimensional scenes. Bask in the beautiful landscaping...hills of poppies, pathways of bamboo, formal gardens with fountains. Choose...More

Thank Elaine H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The larger than life size sculptures, "hidden" sculptures, modern sculptures, and garden features all are wonderful. The larger than life size sculptures remind one of just such a sculpture in Key West. Search for the "hidden" sculptures throughout the grounds - under trees, in the...More

Thank grandmom32
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Helen J
16 May 2017|
Response from Tetor22 | Reviewed this property |
Please double-check this with New Jersey Transit before proceeding, but I believe they have Bus #608, which stops at Hamilton Station, then goes to Grounds for Sculpture. If you can go onto the New Jersey Transit site, you... More
Jacqueline R
2 May 2017|
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Response from John A | Reviewed this property |
Turs or Wed. Come right at opening. Enjoy!
Jessica H
28 April 2017|
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Response from Princess279 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't know much about the details of having a wedding at the GFS. Don't give up on your dream just yet, speak to their coordinator. If having it at Rat's is over your budget, I'm sure the GFS have options for you to... More