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The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA

1 Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans, LA 70124
+1 504-658-4100
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1 Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans, LA 70124
+1 504-658-4100
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was beautiful. We visited the sculpture garden as part of a half day city park visit and loved it. The sculptures are a fantastic range of styles and mediums and there is plenty of shady walks around the park to keep you out of...More

Thank Thogo55
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped off at the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Scupture Garden at the New Orleans Museum of Art. The Garden is thoughtfully laid out with world class sculptures. It took us 1 1/2 to 2 hours to take in the art and enjoy the beauty...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

64 Gracious sculptures of artists from all over the world; carefully set up in a picturesque landscape. The Sculpture Garden of NOMA is one of a kind. The park stunning 200 year old Oak trees with Majestics Spanish moss dripping carefully in branches that swing...More

Thank Jo L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Next to the New Orleans Art Museum is an extraordinary treasure. The sculpture is exquisite and so is the natural setting and it;'s free.

Thank wrightsamwright
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has got to be one of the most unorthodox and most beautiful sculpture gardens I've ever been to! The art is out of this world and the wonderful garden that surrounds each piece has been so methodically blended in with the art. You can't...More

1  Thank Tony_T3000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting this sculpture garden was one of my highlights in our trip to New Orleans, and I was not dissappointed. It was easy to get to the City Park by car, and plenty of space to park for free (what it was super convenient, because...More

Thank Rosa J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is probably the most interesting part of the City Park. It's a very small sculpture garden you can walk for free. It's right next to the museum.

Thank bcsystems
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Extraordinary sculpture in a beautiful setting. Audio tours available, but we just walked and discussed. No charge for this great attraction. Make sure to stop by NOMA as well. Good art museum with some gems as well.

1  Thank HikerTraveler
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wasn't necessarily a fan of all the work I saw. But in a way that's the point right, provoke thought! So, with that being said. I think its a must see. It's free. The grounds are beautiful. There's bathrooms.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We had fun looking at all the sculptures - but the best part was eavesdropping on other people's reactions to the art! You have everything from classic to modern to odd. It can be a challenge to get a picture without others in the background.

Thank lionlooksright
Lakeview extends inland from the shores of Lake
Pontchartrain with much of the area reserved for
family-friendly City Park. Home to the New Orleans
Museum of Art, the Besthoff Sculpture Garden, Carousel
Gardens Amusement Park, and the city’s own lush
Botanical Gardens, City Park is a New Orleans gem and
the perfect spot for outdoor fun with as much of a mix
of culture and/or amusement as you would like. Beyond
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Gloria K
Are leashed dogs permitted in the Sculpture Garden?
3 November 2016|
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Response from Bryan H | Reviewed this property |
I did some further research ... and the official guidelines are "pets are not allowed" ...
Carolyn F
is the museum open on New year's day?
20 October 2016|
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Response from Kathryn W | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but my guess would be yes. Check the website for New Orleans Museum of Art.