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“Not for those in town for a short visit”

Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum
Ranked #50 of 335 things to do in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Museum and garden dedicated to the works of American sculptor Charles Umlauf. The garden holds over 40 sculptures, framed by nature. Inside the gallery, rotating exhibits of Umlauf's more obscure pieces and other similar artists are on display. There are everyday activities for children and regular workshops/lectures for art-lovers of all ages.
Reviewed 21 June 2013

Decided to visit this while staying with family in the area and while it was an interesting garden and sculpture area it was small and not really worth the effort to duck traffic to get there. As others have said even if you ponder deeply every single sculpture you'll spend about 30-40 minutes tops at the garden.

It is free to get in - though they are soliciting donations - but it isn't that great a place to visit. Honestly, i think it is a nicer garden for those who are locals and want a shaded area to sit and read a book or, like one flyer noted, joining the bi-weekly yoga group that met there.

Thank RobC614
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Reviewed 15 June 2013

Interesting sculpture work but a little depressing. The setting is lovely but some of the sculpture was a bit dark. It really only took about 20 minutes to go through the whole thing. Been there done that -- won't be back

Thank bnirvana
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Reviewed 21 May 2013 via mobile

I can't say that I really loved the sculptures although they are not awful just not so great but I did really love the grounds. It's beautiful to just sit and be quite in plus I did get to see a sculpture by Farrah fawcet which was interesting.

Thank MeredithAV
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Reviewed 18 April 2013

It is very nice and peaceful just kinda small, lovly sculputes and gardens, just not that much too see probably about 20 out door sculputers. it is right next to barton springs which is nice because you can do both, so its also convient

Thank carah g
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Reviewed 27 March 2013

A beautiful escape from Austin's bustling city landscape. Just moments from downtown. Be sure to check out Lotus!

Thank austinmarklar
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