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Address: 2145 W. Brown Deer Rd., Milwaukee, WI 53217
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+1 414-446-8794
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Mon - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
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The Lynden Sculpture Garden offers a unique experience of art in nature...

The Lynden Sculpture Garden offers a unique experience of art in nature through its collection of more than 50 monumental sculptures sited across 40 acres of park, lake and woodland. Open to the public Wednesdays and Sundays. Call or visit the website for seasonal hours.

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Neat place, hidden gem

This is a really neat place. You almost can't tell it exists from the road. Cool sculptures abound! Don't plan for this to take all day, in an hour or so we were done.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 July 2016
Jeni W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

This is a really neat place. You almost can't tell it exists from the road. Cool sculptures abound! Don't plan for this to take all day, in an hour or so we were done.

Thank Jeni W
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely outdoor sculpture garden and home to art and art installations. There are several sitting spaces to take in all this beauty. A great space for an event as well as they have catering available. Hidden gem in Milwaukee for sure, I'll be back!

Thank heyjai
Watertown, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

This is a hidden gem on Milwaukee's north side. You won't find it by accident but it is well worth the trip--an eclectic collection of interesting sculptures from all over. Thanks to Mrs. Bradley for leaving a peaceful, relaxing environment full of interesting artwork.

Thank Tom H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

This was originally the country home for Peg Bradley and her husband, of Allen-Bradley and Co. Peg was quite the collector of modern art - inside and outside and this was the place for her to place about 50 sculptures on their 40 acre estate. After you pay admission and get a map, just start walking around the estate and... More 

Thank Genevieve K
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

Lovely private garden open to public for various events. Great spot to take friends or family to picnic in the grounds & take in the many, varied sculptural works as you stroll the grounds. Their evevts calendar is available online

Thank Joy_Bill_10
Nikiski, Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

I really enjoyed wandering here. Lovely home and land, and interesting pieces! I really liked the yellow one and the 'cube'! Definitely worth a couple of pleasant hours, even if you aren't into modern art (like me). I wish the map had been better though. It was difficult to use and I wish it'd had more background on the pieces.

1 Thank AKgrown_goes_to_Indo
Shawnee, Kansas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

If you have time to kill, then this is the place to kill it. The grounds seemed to have been let go as far as upkeep. it's relaxing if you want to read a book under some trees on a bench but as far as oooohs and awwwwes, you wont get that. it seems like the grounds keeper got laid... More 

Thank rockiestring
Evansville, Indiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

Private property turned into a sculpture garden. Take your time strolling the grounds to look at the sculptures of various artists: Just be sure to bring sturdy shoes as there are no walkways...you will be walking through the yard! Beautiful pond and niches to explore, along with photo ops. Small area in the home lets you view some of the... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Had a nice afternoon exploring the grounds. There is some interesting sculptors there and a lot to discuss! Nice place to take a stroll with your honey or just to get some alone time and see some amazing art!

2 Thank MR0senberg
West Allis, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

This is a nice place to take a break and wander around some green space. Powerful sculptures scattered around grassy areas and pond. I saw some wild turkeys along side a large metal sculpture. This is a self- guided tour, with no route to follow you can just wander. But do NOT wear high heels, this is all in grass,... More 

2 Thank Kelly S

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