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Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum

605 Robert E Lee Rd, Austin, TX 78704-1453
+1 512-445-5582
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Beautiful oasis of peace and art

Google map was accurate to take me there. The parking lot in front of the museum is super tiny (10... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ricardo P
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Harlingen, Texas
Great Wedding Location

Very nice sculpture garden, with nice (not great) sculptures by Charles Umlauf. We attended a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bjdoliber
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Hanson, Massachusetts
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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.
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605 Robert E Lee Rd, Austin, TX 78704-1453
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Google map was accurate to take me there. The parking lot in front of the museum is super tiny (10 cars probably), so your best bet would be to look for the parking lot across the street. Once you access the museum, there are a...More

Thank Ricardo P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice sculpture garden, with nice (not great) sculptures by Charles Umlauf. We attended a small wedding here that was lovely. Great venue!

Thank Bjdoliber
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After spending a couple of days in downtown Austin, it was so nice to be in this serene sculpture garden. Beautiful grounds, well maintained. No food or beverages are allowed, but you can purchase bottled water in the visitor’s center. There are restrooms on the...More

Thank MCS1266fun
Reviewed 1 November 2017

This was a cute small area to walk and see all the sculptures. It takes maybe 30 minutes to see, but not a lot of parking on the grounds themselves.

Thank JBHmuffin
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Charles Umlauf left a legacy of his sculptures where many of his pieces are exhibited inside and outside. This is a beautiful garden for a leisurely stroll to view many of Umlauf's pieces,

Thank Chauvin
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We visited on Tuesday afternoon (free day) but check before you go as this might change. We had the gardens to ourselves. We leisurely strolled through taking in each sculpture. It was so peaceful. They provide a very nice booklet with pictures of each sculpture...More

Thank drewed1
Reviewed 10 August 2017

My children and I visited the gardens on a Sunday when they do Child Craft. It was so beautiful and peaceful. Easily walked through and enjoyed in a few hours - is a great place to get away from the noisy city center.

Thank Izzy P
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Fun for everyone. Indoor and outdoor garden exhibit. Approximately 40 sculptures by UT Austin professor Umlauf. Interestingly, Ferra Faucett was his student while studying at UT Austin and some of her work is on display as well. Summers are free but donations are welcome. Mrs....More

Thank verasR1889ZS
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Someone put together a scavenger hunt that children love - they even have ones for multiple ages. This is a great spot for families to visit.

Thank movableschool
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We found this place by mistake (we were looking for the botanical gardens)! The outdoor grounds are lush and green, and are decorated with beautiful sculptures in the middle of nature. There is a pond with turtles as well. We spent about 40 minutes here,...More

Thank SEBlosangeles
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Linalekpp
7 June 2017|
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Response from Cobdr | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any dogs in the garden. I expect not.
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Mitch J
25 January 2017|
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Response from MCW-Austin | Reviewed this property |
There are other places in Austin that might welcome such services, though. The Butterfly Garden and the Zilker Rose Garden, for ex.
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