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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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“museum of art” (92 reviews)
“city park” (284 reviews)
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1 Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans, LA 70124
Lakeview
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+1 504-658-4100
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"museum of art"
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"city park"
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"interesting sculptures"
in 43 reviews
"water features"
in 26 reviews
"henry moore"
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"each piece"
in 18 reviews
"famous artists"
in 13 reviews
"free attraction"
in 11 reviews
"art lovers"
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"works of art"
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"leisurely stroll"
in 11 reviews
"beignets"
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"beautiful park"
in 28 reviews
"great art"
in 11 reviews
"nice walk"
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"canal street"
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"take your time"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited in January 2018 while NOLA was experiencing unusually cold weather. The garden is somewhat sheltered so even though the air was cold, it was a sunny day and a pleasant visit. The gardens were not in bloom but the visit was nevertheless very...More

Thank NJWoman
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are some really wonderful sculptures in a beautiful garden setting. Because of the way there path winds between the trees, over bridges and around a small lake, it never feels overcrowded. Combine this visit with a trip to the Morning Call cafe and you...More

Thank Molly M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great family destination and tourist stop in the best sense. A greatest hits display of outdoor sculpture - from Rodin to Anish Kapoor - if it's a famous 20th Century sculptor they are likely to have something lurking here. Great for the kids and adjacent...More

Thank Mat B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a world-class venue, and it is free to the public. Set in a beautifully landscaped garden, next to the Art Museum, The sculptures are beautiful and well presented. The pathways bridges and water features add to the experience. You could walk through briskly...More

1  Thank Bob F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even if you don’t enjoy art this is worth a visit. Truly a beautiful setting. Lovely and eclectic sculptures positioned among large oak trees dripping with grey moss. The streetcar takes you right to the park and is a fun experience itself.

Thank Jennifer H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped here on the way to my hotel and it is definitely something to see. There was plenty of free parking along the roadways. The sculptures are nicely spread out through the park. I'm glad I stopped here, there are plenty of interesting sculptures...More

Thank ideal21
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This soothing sculpture garden is located right inside one of the largest Municipal Parks in the USA. There are 60 or so sculptures everywhere, and the landscaping has been blended into them to make them even more attractive. The art collection is in a fantastic...More

Thank TheExplorerFamily
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the trolley (sorry….StreetCar) from the river up to the City Park. A Beautiful place. I loved the sculpture garden! Lots of green space. Lots of art that I truly enjoyed and da lovely wife really didn’t understand! A nice relaxing, calming couple of...More

Thank UsuallyNotGrumpy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place for strolling and/or contemplation. Wonder mix of sculptures from Henry Moore to Rodin and lots in between. Beautiful gardens. The iris are beginning to bloom. It is open to the public and there is no charge. So glad I did...More

1  Thank skychaserCalgary
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

modern sculptures, some beautiful, many whimsical, surrounded by lovely gardens with meandering paths.

Thank Car0l_A_Squared
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Nearby
Lakeview
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
...More
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Gloria K
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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" ...
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Carolyn F
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.
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