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West Street Sculpture Park

619 S Dodge St, Galena, IL 61036-2507
+1 815-777-9591
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Unique Piece of Art

This place is an interesting place to see. It is FREE! The artist creates sculptures using... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tab S
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Belvidere, Illinois
Hidden gem

If you find yourself in Galena, make sure you save some time to wander this great and truly unique... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
Trevor S
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Chicago, Illinois
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  • Excellent47%
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  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
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“fun stop” (2 reviews)
“junk” (7 reviews)
“sculptures” (23 reviews)
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619 S Dodge St, Galena, IL 61036-2507
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+1 815-777-9591
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is an interesting place to see. It is FREE! The artist creates sculptures using reusing/recycling materials. The artist is a blacksmith as well. The creativity is awesome. Who would imagine? Warning, this park is an outdoor activity. Hard terrains, hills, and lots of...More

Thank Tab S
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

If you find yourself in Galena, make sure you save some time to wander this great and truly unique sculpture park. I loved it, and I know my 7 year old enjoyed the (designated) climbing sculpture. Plenty to see, well worth a donation. Good website...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2017

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

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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