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Group of Bears Statue

East 79th Street, Pat Hoffman Friedman Playground, New York City, NY 10028
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This is a statue in the central park like many other statues in the park area.You will not miss it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SE s
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Statue that is cool but not impressive

This is a cool set of statues but it is not as impressive as others. It is exactly as it is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jason S
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Reedsburg, Wisconsin
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East 79th Street, Pat Hoffman Friedman Playground, New York City, NY 10028
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a statue in the central park like many other statues in the park area.You will not miss it on your park tour.

Thank SE s
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a cool set of statues but it is not as impressive as others. It is exactly as it is labeled as a group of bears or 3 bears. Overall by the time we saw this it just was not as impressive as others...More

Thank Jason S
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

The 'Group of Bears' bronze sculpture just south of the MET at 79th Street and 5th Ave. in the Ruth and Arthur Smadbeck-Heckscher East Playground area is interesting to see before or after visiting the museum. The sculpture is cast of the Paul Manship original...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Just off 5th Avenue and 79th street and inside Central Park this group of bronze bears is a real draw for the kids who tend to climb all over them. Excellent to see and the detail in the bronze sculpture is very good.

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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

One of several fabulous places kids will always remember. Located just south of the met with easy access to both the park and fifth avenue it is a beacon to families with young children. They love took climb on, kiss. Draw on and talk to...More

Thank Allan S
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Reviewed 29 October 2016

This charming bronze bear sculpture is located in the children's play park just inside Central Park to the left of the front entrance of the Met. Worth taking a look if you are visiting the museum.

Thank Ste M
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

Central Park has several fun statue arrangements that can be enjoyed by adults and children alike. Amongst these is the Group of Bears sculptures by Paul Manship located at the small playground at 79th street just south of the MET. Here you see a friendly...More

1  Thank BradJill
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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

You can't miss this charming group of bears if you are entering the park from 79th Street or on your way north to the Metropolitan Museum of Art. And you shouldn't. It's great fun to stop by for a few minutes, watch the kids looking...More

1  Thank robcurtross
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Reviewed 4 May 2016

As the other reviews have mentioned, the Group of Three Bears statue is situated in Central Park just near the children's playground at the 79th Street and Fifth Avenue entrance. However, the statue is also in The Met. It is a very cute statue, done...More

1  Thank Belgo96
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