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A Kinder Garden for All Ages

Located about 15 miles from Olympia, this fanciful garden is filled with a wide variety of... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Jon F
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Walla Walla, Washington
Do you like odd ball?

Very strange indeed. I am always questioning why this place is here but what the.....it is fun. I... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Robert L
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Olympia, Washington
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Monarch Sculpture Park, a non-profit space for the visual arts and Nature Conservation. Located in Thurston County near Olympia, Washington, the park is being acquired by Creekside Conservancy in Spring 2015. The park will continue its legacy of...more
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8431 Waldrick Rd SE, Olympia, WA 98501
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+1 360-264-2408
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Located about 15 miles from Olympia, this fanciful garden is filled with a wide variety of sculptures encompassing a broad range of artistic genres. The size and scope of the garden is not apparent upon arrival. As you walk down the hill to the field...More

Thank Jon F
Reviewed 27 April 2018

This is an amazing place. I highly recommend that you pay a visit. The staff are amazing and the art and backstory is incredible. Take your kids, spouse, friends, whoever.

2  Thank Eirik M
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Although it was a cold 32º out, it was a joy to wander around and experience a wide variety of art. Some outstanding, some OK and some in poor condition. But most very creative. With heavy frost on the ground it was a "out of...More

Thank Ron Y
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Very strange indeed. I am always questioning why this place is here but what the.....it is fun. I don't think one should make a special trip down here but if you are driving by then it will worth a stop.

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We visited on 23-August-2017 and really enjoyed it - a very eclectic collection of more than 100 sculptures of all types. The grounds need maintenance but it's still quite enjoyable in its current state. I spoke with the contact on their web site, who explained...More

1  Thank WorldVista
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Visited August,8th,2017. Really enjoyed the visit. There are a great number of pieces some really good. This place is definitely a sleeper and well worth the drive. 4 of us went and we were really impressed. The area has suffered from a lack of maintenance...More

Thank bluewaterstjohn
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We went out of our way to go to this park and we're excited to see some of the sculptures that were posted online. There was nothing on their website that made me think the place was closed. We arrived and there was a handmade...More

3  Thank JefCin
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

A beautiful place with outstanding sculptures, wildflowers, trees and peacefulness. Follow the trail over a river and through a maze. The tour is self guided at your own pace. Signs provide information about each piece of art. It is located on the Chehalis bike trail...More

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Located just off of the Chehalis Western bike trail in Tenino, you can still see a few sculptures between the trail and the road. Hopefully they will reopen soon so we can all enjoy the full experience of every sculpture in this beautiful countryside. I...More

1  Thank Doug H
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We went aug. 6 2016 and was very disappointed that they are no longer open maybe with more funding but had very large sculptures and looked amazing I hope they get funding to reopen

2  Thank Trillium W
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