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West Street Sculpture Park

619 S Dodge St, Galena, IL 61036-2507
+1 815-777-9591
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Interesting Experience / Unusual Artwork

An interesting experience to have, especially if you enjoy artwork and/or the unusual. Artist has... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dr_Xaos
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Palatine, Illinois
Not your typical art museum.

This was definitely worth the price of admission (free)! There is a box for... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Mike H
,
Waterloo, Iowa
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“each piece” (3 reviews)
“junk” (7 reviews)
“sculptures” (20 reviews)
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619 S Dodge St, Galena, IL 61036-2507
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting experience to have, especially if you enjoy artwork and/or the unusual. Artist has created various sculptures be salvaging and reusing/recycling old materials. Many of the sculptures are creative in the materials usage or overall interpretation, which adds to the fun of walking through...More

Thank Dr_Xaos
Reviewed 12 October 2017

This was definitely worth the price of admission (free)! There is a box for donations. Certainly not everyone's cup of tea, but I enjoyed most of the pieces. The giant tinker-toy was neat, and there are many other pieces that use old rusted equipment and...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This is a fun place to visit, only takes about 20-30 minutes. A man has been building art out of junk in his backyard for 40 years. His pieces are unique and fun to see.

Thank Leigh Ann W
Reviewed 20 June 2017

giving a totally new spin on recycling and showing a lot of creative uses - my kids both loved it and i found some cool ideas for sculptures.

Thank Maureen J
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Enjoyed seeing the various pieces at this sculpture park. The area was well mowed but the mosquitos were very bad and left with quite a few bites. It would have been helpful to have more information available about the various pieces that we were able...More

Thank MissS4
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We stopped by the Sculpture Park on our way out of town. We were greeted by the owner/artist and we spent some relaxing moments exploring the grounds and art work. I would recommend it for almost anyone. If you're not a fan of this kind...More

Thank jingles5
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

It is off the beaten path but worth the trip . The imagination and time this person dedicated to awesome.

Thank dotwolver
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This was such a welcome surprise. We drove down the road and parked the car. Then we just wandered about. There were so many wonderful, imaginative metal sculptures. We loved it.

Thank myobsession
Reviewed 13 October 2016

If you like outdoor art this is the place! Many sculptures to see, a bit quirky but worth the 5 minute drive from town. Lots trails with art, wear walking shoes!

1  Thank Tina S
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I'm not too much of a metal sculpture person but this was interesting and right in Galena. Gentleman makes sculptures out of old parts.

1  Thank dreed560
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