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Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum

605 Robert E Lee Rd, Austin, TX 78704-1453
+1 512-445-5582
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Beautiful sculpture garden and museum

Charles Umlauf left a legacy of his sculptures where many of his pieces are exhibited inside and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chauvin
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Austin, Texas, USA
Enchanting

We visited on Tuesday afternoon (free day) but check before you go as this might change. We had the... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
drewed1
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Memphis, Tennessee
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Museum and garden dedicated to the works of American sculptor Charles Umlauf. The garden holds over 40 sculptures, framed by nature. Inside the gallery, rotating exhibits of Umlauf's more obscure pieces and other similar artists are on display. There are everyday activities for children and regular workshops/lectures for art-lovers of all ages.
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605 Robert E Lee Rd, Austin, TX 78704-1453
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charles Umlauf left a legacy of his sculptures where many of his pieces are exhibited inside and outside. This is a beautiful garden for a leisurely stroll to view many of Umlauf's pieces,

Thank Chauvin
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We visited on Tuesday afternoon (free day) but check before you go as this might change. We had the gardens to ourselves. We leisurely strolled through taking in each sculpture. It was so peaceful. They provide a very nice booklet with pictures of each sculpture...More

Thank drewed1
Reviewed 9 August 2017

My children and I visited the gardens on a Sunday when they do Child Craft. It was so beautiful and peaceful. Easily walked through and enjoyed in a few hours - is a great place to get away from the noisy city center.

Thank Izzy P
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Fun for everyone. Indoor and outdoor garden exhibit. Approximately 40 sculptures by UT Austin professor Umlauf. Interestingly, Ferra Faucett was his student while studying at UT Austin and some of her work is on display as well. Summers are free but donations are welcome. Mrs....More

Thank verasR1889ZS
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Someone put together a scavenger hunt that children love - they even have ones for multiple ages. This is a great spot for families to visit.

Thank movableschool
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We found this place by mistake (we were looking for the botanical gardens)! The outdoor grounds are lush and green, and are decorated with beautiful sculptures in the middle of nature. There is a pond with turtles as well. We spent about 40 minutes here,...More

Thank SEBlosangeles
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great place to relax and enjoy the scenery. It is an Austin gem that is usually booked up for wedding and such. But, if you get an opportunity to visit, please do. You won't regret it!

Thank Abird376
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Love it here. Very beautiful and a graceful living vibe. The statues are fantastic. Every year there is a festival with many artist and food. Wonderful!

Thank BDW361
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is an astonishingly beautiful place. Be sure you have good directions - our GPS led us to the back side of the garden and there was no entrance from there.

Thank Sulleysgirl58
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Lovely museum created from the home of a UT art professor. He taught Farrah Fawcett in the 70s and the became lifelong friends. For some period of time you can see samples of their work and their long friendship. Even without the exhibit, this is...More

Thank Ashley L
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Linalekpp
7 June 2017|
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Response from Cobdr | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any dogs in the garden. I expect not.
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Mitch J
25 January 2017|
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Response from MCW-Austin | Reviewed this property |
There are other places in Austin that might welcome such services, though. The Butterfly Garden and the Zilker Rose Garden, for ex.
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