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Grounds For Sculpture

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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What a beautiful experinece

Hi, A friend of mine posted very beautiful pictures of this place and since then I couldn’t wait to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Vivian Paola L
North Bergen, New Jersey
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Fun Outdoor Outing

This attraction is super cool. Even if you aren't a sculpture enthusiast, it is a great time... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Geri W
San Antonio, Texas, United States
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The perfect day trip! Grounds For Sculpture (GFS), located in Hamilton, New Jersey (midway between Philadelphia and New York), is a forty-two acre not-for-profit sculpture park and arboretum founded by Seward Johnson. Its collection features more...more
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80 Sculptors Way, Hamilton, NJ 08619-3451
+1 609-586-0616
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Hi, A friend of mine posted very beautiful pictures of this place and since then I couldn’t wait to go myself to enjoy the beautiful arts. One very important tip to star you must purchase your tickets in advance online we arrive at 2:20pm we...More

Thank Vivian Paola L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This attraction is super cool. Even if you aren't a sculpture enthusiast, it is a great time. Roaming around looking at some incredible pieces is good fun, especially looking for the ones that were hidden. You definitely want to go when the weather is nice...More

Thank Geri W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't know what to expect, thinking perhaps that sculpture meant only odd modern amorphous shapes of metal. They have some of those, but they also have painted bronze scenes from famous paintings, and many of the pieces are kid-friendly. You can get up close...More

Thank bertsky1987
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

FABULOUS...go! Acres and acres of magnificent sculptures from some of the best artists ever. Many with great poetry next to them. Great and beautiful grounds. They even have a Monet bridge, the lady with the umbrella sculpture, beautiful grounds and lake, a great day.

Thank giulietta719
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had never heard of this place-- but it is truly wonderful. Beautiful area with trees and fields and lakes along with interesting sculptures. Great gift shop and the cafe was fine-- well worth the trip on a nice fall or spring day

Thank Howard B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying with friends in Princeton New Jersey- visiting from Toronto and Grounds for Sculpture was suggested to us. The drive to the grounds was 20 minutes and the admission just under $20, so it sounded logistically right for us. As we approached the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Grounds for Sculpture is a large open space area with sculptures all over. Many of them are from famous works of art. Some are not for the very art conscious, but if you just take for what it is you will enjoy. The sculptures...More

Thank ChrisFabrycki
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An asset to NJ and a place worth a visit. The sculptures are unique and very interesting, even if I did not understand them all. Having a guide explain them for us enabled me to appreciate them more. The "people" settings created by Johnson were...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a place you could spend several days at and not see it all. Also the staff is very friendly.

Thank Jack P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I was visiting and this is one of my best memories of New Jersey. There was this guide that was so nice and informative, it was a plus to such a nice place. Highly recommended.

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29 September 2018|
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Response from LollyLongo | Reviewed this property |
I've only been there one time. My daughter has been there 4 times and still discovering new sculptures. Lot of property to roam.
Alison A
19 September 2018|
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Response from Kamrul H | Reviewed this property |
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28 June 2018|
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Response from KevinThePilgrim | Reviewed this property |
Profesional photography has to be approved and drones are not allowed. I went there a week ago and it said that.