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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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1 Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans, LA 70124
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this wonderful sculpture garden in the city Park and it's fantastic! Many major works along with a beautiful natural setting.

Thank chuckmack8
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This sculpture garden is adjacent to the New Orleans Museum of Art within City Park. It is one of many free attractions found in the park and can be walked in less than an hour. The sculptures cover various styles with some being more classical...More

Thank KarenKayT
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended an out-door presentation last week in the BESTOFF SCULPTURE GARDENS -- great ambience -- outstanding sculptures - nice walking -- cross several small bridges -- neat experience

Thank Stew S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Almost embarrassed to admit that in all the times I've been to NO, I'd not visited City Park before -- mistake. Both this sculpture garden and the museum are very much worth an Uber ride. The garden is beautifully landscaped and the collection is astounding...More

Thank jc n
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

How have I not visited this sculpture garden in the 22 years I’ve lived in Louisiana? And I’ve never brought family and friends here! What a missed opportunity. It is impressive that so many different countries are represented here. A nice variety of sculptures as...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Works by dozens of celebrated contemporary artists are represented in this beautifully curated sculpture garden adjacent to the New Orleans Museum of Art. I go there often, and it never gets old. A streetcar stop right at City Park makes this attraction super easy to...More

Thank NOmadfolk2
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This collection of sculpture was such a wonderful discovery. The collection is world class and it was a pleasant surprise to find such breadth of curation and works reflecting a wide variety of styles and eras.

Thank Ilan L
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

City Park is a gorgeous area, and the Sculpture Garden was one of the highlights! Beautiful setting, with so many interesting sculptures. A few areas were under construction since it seems to be expanding, but this did not take away from the visit in any...More

Thank Marian G
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

My wife and I spend a lovely Sunday morning at the Museum and found this sculpture garden. I was amazed at the works of art displayed and the care and forethought of the display. A 90 minute stroll to take it all in. Incredible works...More

Thank Larry Z
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

A visit to City Park and to the New Orleans Museum of Art are high on my "must" list in New Orleans, and while there, so is the Sculpture Garden. With pleasant water features, interesting architecture, and the shade of old live oaks it is...More

Thank Robert D
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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
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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
19 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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