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Stop here everytime we go to Downeast Maine

Beautiful gardens and amazing Granite Sculptures and Carvings. Woodland pathway around an old... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
Judy K
Surprising and refreshing outdoor gallery

We have visited several times and love how the displays are always changing. The hiking trails... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Winter Harbor, Maine
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13 Oct 2018
“Stop here everytime we go to Downeast Maine”
3 Oct 2018
“Surprising and refreshing outdoor gallery”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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228 Whales Back Red, Sullivan, ME 04664
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

Beautiful gardens and amazing Granite Sculptures and Carvings. Woodland pathway around an old quarry swimming hole that has beautiful lillies, along with fish and food to feed them.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Judy K
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We have visited several times and love how the displays are always changing. The hiking trails around the water are nice and short, great for kids. Obi is a talented artist! The shop is full of items you'll want to purchase and take home, something...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

Lived in Sullivan for 7 years before discovering this wonder! Nicely tucked back in the woods, you first see the cluster of tents and workshops, whimsically done up, and then suddenly you see the gorgeous shimmering water of the quarry contrasted against stones and trees-...More

Date of experience: November 2016
3  Thank tovye81
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Took a pleasant walk around with the many sculptures and quarry pond. Liked looking into the bus/workshop. Definitely worth the stop.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank cityglow
Reviewed 2 February 2017

If you like granite sculptures and nature this place is a MUST. It has granite quarries, sculptures, history, walking trails, a fish feeding station, education and live sculpting, and an AMAZING shop. I have driven past this place for many years, and now I will...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Tammy S
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Wandering off the beaten path, we found this interesting....well I'm not sure what to call it! Outdoor art gallery? Natural garden with sculptures? Homestead and out door workshop? It's a former granite quarry that has been transformed into all of the above. We showed up...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Cstrasser
Reviewed 8 August 2016

A nice place to visit, relax and stroll around. Many different artworks on the property, a little gallery to shop, a vegetable garden with free range chickens and fresh herbs to take along. I bought a beautiful soap dispenser....

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Susann K
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Located in Sullivan, Maine right off Rt1 North, the Granite Garden Gallery is easily found by following the DOT signs posted after crossing the Taunton Bay Bridge. Driving up to the property you will see the many quarries that have naturalized into zen gardens over...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank KellyD3772
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Eclectic grounds but worth finding! Met Obadiah the sculptor owner casually and he was very welcoming, no pressure. Kids enjoyed walking around, dipping toes in the water, feeding the catfish and seeing all the impressive sculpting. We found something to buy but with their help...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Lucca143
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Set in pine woods by a water filled 19th century granite quarry a couple of miles off of Rte. 1 in Sullivan Maine, the Granite Garden Gallery showcases Obadiah Buell's remarkable sculptures, both large and small, hewn from the very granite mined in the area....More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank BobShay
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Ann D
1 November 2018|
Response from Judy K | Reviewed this property |
I have never been here in the winter, so I am not sure. Check their website