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Elisabet Ney Museum

304 E 44th St, Austin, TX 78751-3813
+1 512-458-2255
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We visited the Elisabet Ney museum because we were curious as to who she was. Although the story... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
Helen V
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Houston, United States
Good if you love sculpture

Free and self guided tours take you through a few rooms of very impressive sculptures. Most are... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
Scott S
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Marion, Indiana
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Sculptor Elisabeth Ney spent the last years of her life working in this building, which still contains some of her most beautiful sculpted pieces.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“her life” (6 reviews)
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304 E 44th St, Austin, TX 78751-3813
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

We visited the Elisabet Ney museum because we were curious as to who she was. Although the story of the artist is told, the house is virtually empty. You can read what she did in each room, but without the props it's hard to imagine...More

1  Thank Helen V
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Free and self guided tours take you through a few rooms of very impressive sculptures. Most are busts and life size and some are larger. We had a good time reading and learning about Elisabet Ney while doing the self guided tour. The studio is...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Elizabeth ney's work is impressive. I enjoyed two visits on separate occasions. The second time there was a secial event with performers and food.

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is Elisabet Ney's actual home and studio and is definitely worth a visit if you love sculpture. The home itself is incredibly unique and furnished pretty much as it was when she lived and worked the marble here. The visit is free, but I...More

1  Thank MelPK14
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This small museum of the Artist's workspace is both off-beat, and off the beaten path. It gives one an idea of what the Austin of 100+ years ago was like, and offers some of the artists' works for enjoyment, with information on her life &...More

1  Thank Jim T
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Such, great History and Art. My family and I really enjoyed our visit her. It's small but interesting and the Young Lady who was working that day gave us a personal tour. I would love to go back again.

1  Thank Erinn V
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Despite the high reviews I don't see this as that special. Yet it is an intriguinhg glimpse back 100 years to a free spirited and eccentric traveler and sculptress who definitely marched to a different drummer. Interesting house. Lots of sculptures. And a certified native...More

Thank Jay F
Reviewed 17 February 2017

As long as I live in this city, I am amazed this place is still standing in the same crumbling condition it was 10 years ago when I first looked inside.

1  Thank Art_L0ver
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Wonderful (empty) place to go. One area was not easily accessible but didn't detract from home. If you been to DC or TX Capital, you've seen the work of Elisabet Ney. Progressive sculptress who left a beautiful mark here in Austin. The grounds are kept...More

2  Thank Coast220
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Not many Austin visitors come to this little museum hidden at historic Hyde Park disctrict. It took me some years to finally pull myself off 45th Street to visit the place that had been on my list for a long time. It is very a...More

1  Thank Tony M
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