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art off the beaten path

Opus 40 was quite amazing once you know the story behind it. To learn this it is important to... read more

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Opus 40 is a 100

We visited on a beautiful autumn day. Such a wonderful tribute to a true natural artist... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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This sculpture park was intended to house the works of the designer, but the setting itself became the artist's masterwork. It is possible to visit by appointment on non-open days.
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50 Fite Rd, Saugerties, NY 12477-3260
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+1 845-246-3400
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Reviewed yesterday

Opus 40 was quite amazing once you know the story behind it. To learn this it is important to watch the short video - about 6 min at the ticket office. Don't rush the visit - take your time and walk around the sculpture and...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited on a beautiful autumn day. Such a wonderful tribute to a true natural artist. Incorporating the old quarry into your backyard took a labor of love. Bring a snack and a book and watch the leaves change

Thank msnyder12018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely walk around with four kids ages 12,11, 7 and 7. It really is an amazing feat and we all enjoyed it even in the drizzle. Kids loved it and even managed to stick to the ‘walk don’t run’ and ‘no climbing’ rules...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent almost an hour here but would have spent longer if we were more fit and capable of climbing around. Would be a great place to have children clamber up and around the rocks and crevices. Just important to be a...More

Thank chofetzchaim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I mean, really. An artist works for nearly 40 years turning an abandoned quarry into an art installation that one can walk on and explore...What's not to love? Fascinating and inspiring. We were here on a lovely autumn day; this might be a tough activity...More

Thank Jean L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Opus 40 is well worth seeing. It is beautiful and serene. Lots of places to explore. A great place for a picnic or just a leisurely walk. Lots to see and a great spot for pictures.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Opus 40 is one of those places that you’ll never forget! It started out as a bluestone quarry and became one huge magical work of art. It took the owner of the property, Harvey Fire, 37 years to erect and construct this amazing and magical...More

Thank Angelina V
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Great place to grab lunch and have a nice picnic in the lawn. Kids enjoyed checking the statues and what opus 40 has to offer. It was hot and humid so it was hard to walk around. We be back in the future to spend...More

Thank Ewa K
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Realy I was surprised. I read a few lines on what is Opus 40 before I visited, but I was not prepared to see this. It is unorthodox, bizzarre and in general very nice. I don't want to spoil your impressions, please visit. Thumbs up.

Thank SotoOleg
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Carve out a half day to take your time to meander through these 6 acres of quiet beauty. The sculptor took 37 years to hand build this place. The view of the Catskills, the ponds, the sculpture and all the dry stone work makes this...More

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jagermeister
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Response from Linda M | Reviewed this property |
Check the website.
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3 October 2015|
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Response from northernneckinn | Reviewed this property |
$10 for adults - google opus 40 New York State for details
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