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DeCordova Sculpture Park & Museum

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Address: 51 Sandy Pond Road, Lincoln, MA 01773
Phone Number: 781 259 8355
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: The largest of its kind in New England, this sculpture park encompasses 35...
The largest of its kind in New England, this sculpture park encompasses 35 acres, 20 miles northwest of Boston. The park features a constantly changing landscape of large-scale, outdoor, modern and contemporary sculpture and site-specific installations, and hosts more than 60 works, the majority of which are on loan. Year round activities include snowshoe tours, yoga in the park, birding tours, curator and artist conversations, and many special talks, screenings, and events.
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Amazing outdoor museum surrounded by a beautyful garden

Have to be honest. I didnt want to go at first, but I changed mind once i got there. It s a big garden, partially covered by the trees, where you can find those sculpture... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Roma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Have to be honest. I didnt want to go at first, but I changed mind once i got there. It s a big garden, partially covered by the trees, where you can find those sculpture scattered everywhere; a lot of theme are really original and impressive. The tour guide, Steve Kendall, really made the difference: very communicative and knowledgeable, he... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Interesting artwork and beautifully maintained grounds. Staff were very helpful and it is a Pet friendly park! Toured the ground with my 2 dogs. Very nice time

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

An outdoor wedding as the sun was lower (6:30 p.m.) made this wedding as special as the couple. The grounds are beautiful and I would return to walk more of the property. The deck was a nice place to have cocktails and appetizers.

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mattpoisett
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We went on date day to the gardens. The museum was a nice place to view modern art. We walked around the grounds it is hilly, so wear good walking shoes. We enjoyed a picinic and the warm weather. A great place to visit just off the highway.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

this is a wonderful outdoor sculpture park and museum. It is just right size for a relaxed day visit. The exhibitions are well conceived and thoughtful. Usually two exhibits at a time with some permanent work on display. The sculpture are placed around the grounds and have a map directing you with smartphone apps to tell you more. one of... More 

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Boutte, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The sculpture garden and the museum were awesome! One of the museum workers gave us a bit of a tour of some of the "walking" art. He was very nice and knew a lot about the concepts of the different pieces. Make sure to go and see everything from the rooftop. The view from the terrace is beautiful.

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Went today and it was awesome. I have gone to another but this one was good too. First we went through the museum and saw the art work & then outside to see the many different sculptures. Nice walk around and there are many of them too. Highly recommend them. it does cost $14 per person and is free if... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

What fun! Met a few friends to snowshoe here amongst the sculpture rather than the usual woods. We did not go on a guided tour, but chose, instead, to meander around the grounds at our own pace. How fun to snowshoe around the rolling grounds and find the sculpture--some of it hidden under a blanket of snow! The museum will... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The museum was interesting, but not hugely impressive in scale. The springtime weekday we visited, the entire property was mostly deserted, which suited us fine. That gave us plenty of time to quietly stroll around the spacious grounds, taking photos and admiring the sculptures and views. I think kids would be pretty bored here, but lovers of contemporary art will... More 

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Pepperell, MA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

A friend and I decided to visit here because we had always wondered about it. We will wonder no more, neither will we be visiting again. Although the grounds are lovely, the sculptures are not well identified. The museum is a large space with a lot of wasted space. The exhibits leave a lot to be desired by way of... More 

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Additional Information about DeCordova Sculpture Park & Museum

Address: Address: 51 Sandy Pond Road, Lincoln, MA 01773
Phone Number: 781 259 8355
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lincoln
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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