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Starr Kempf's Metal Sculptures

2057 Pine Grove, Colorado Springs, CO
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Description: Starr Kempf Sculpture Garden - private property and not a business open to public
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The sculptures are fantastic, but it is just a brief stop on the way to Seven Falls or the discovery center.

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co springs, co
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36 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

slow drive or park, watch for traffic hard to find I put in 50 characters so I am done, why is there a minimum count!

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Monument, Colorado
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We love to take out of town guests to visit the sculpture at Starr Kempf's home, especially those who are also artists. The setting near the nature center is beautiful any time of year. We were graced with gentle breezes; the bigger the breeze the more dramatic the sculptures become as they twist and turn. Our guest, an artist from... More

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Timaru, New Zealand
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78 reviews 78 reviews
29 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

My husband saw these sculptures 15 years ago and when we came over this time he got our friend to take us to see if they were still there and they were. Unfortunately the day we were there there was no wind but the sculptures where still impressive to say the least.... If you are into metal sculptures and how... More

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Niles, Michigan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Living close to this location is nice, but their current location creates a problem they cause traffic problems for those of us who travel on Evans Street Someone needs to purchase and move these great sculptures to a good park or an area with lots of room to enjoy them best requires the ability to observe from all angles and... More

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Corydon, Iowa
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107 reviews 107 reviews
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88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

It would be easy to miss Starr Kempf's amazing kinetic sculptures. They aren't in a park or exhibit, they're just in the yard of the house where he lived. You can't go onto the property; if you want to see them, you have to park along the road and look at them from there. But they are definitely worth a... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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60 reviews 60 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Believe it or not the neighbors have tried to get the statues dismantled for their disruption of their non-existent view. These sculptures are quite amazing. I highly suggest taking a look. The man who made them died a tragic death but he created beautiful works of art all from hand in his basement.

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Colorado Springs
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

From my first visit to see these amazing creations, I have been in love with these sculptures. It is sad that time has taken it's toll on some of the works of art, but still very much worth a visit. Whenever I visit the area, I make time to see these wonderful pieces. They are mesmerizing!!!

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This is a subjective view of someone who enjoys Art of all kind. This is something you just view from the sidewalk as it is not open like a normal museum. It is sad that Colorado Springs doesn't move these to a park or somewhere safe. Many 'move' when the wind blows, soaring and swinging in time to the air,... More

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Urbandale
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56 reviews 56 reviews
14 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Didn't really care for this....its a bunch of big metal sculptures in someones yard. Personally my family and I didn't see what the fuss was about. Didn't appeal to us.

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