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Lakenenland Sculpture Park

Highway M-28, across from Shot Point Road, Marquette, MI 49855
(906)249-1132
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Ranked #3 of 12 Attractions in Marquette
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Art Galleries
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Spring Lake, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The artist's imagination and attention to detail was impressive! This gentleman appears to be very generous; we did not see a "donation box." The pavilion was beautiful. The outhouse even had hand sanitizer and air freshener! My husband and I enjoyed our visit.

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31 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is an absolute must see. The man that owns this has a great imagination and is a very talented welder. And its free. Incredible!

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Neenah, Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

If your are in the area Lakenenland Sculpture Park is definitely a place to stop. The sculptures are one of a kind and it's interesting to see how this man brings discarded objects together to make such awesome works of art. Wish I had more time the day we visited, really would like to spend more time at this curious... More

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

A bizarre mix of one man's artistic vision, welding skills, northern Finn working man sensibility, politics and cosmic consciousness that he has set up alongside the road along with a wetlands trail, sculpture drive in the woods, old mine, fishing pond and small concert and picnic venue. I'd love to meet this guy!

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Ohio
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

While Lakenenland is not a "vacation destination", it is a wonderful place that deserves a visit if you are within an hour or so away. Previous reviewers have done a great job of giving details about Lakenenland, but keep in mind that it is "a work in progress" as Tom is constantly adding to/improving his creation. If you have the... More

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Scottsdale
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18 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Don't pass this up, even if it's out of your way. When I went it was raining, but that's okay. I think I still saw most of it driving along the paths. Admission if free, but I was happy to donate a couple of bucks. BRING YOUR CAMERA. I only saw one bathroom (unisex) which was kind of rustic and... More

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Saline, Michigan
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6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I remember visiting years ago and not being very impressed. Now there are lots of small unusual shops and good places to eat. There are many with good lake views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

About 20 minutes east of Marquette is this gem. Likely will not see something like this anywhere on the continent so it is definitely worth a stop. I like that it is a walkabout - path is not paved. The creativity is impressive. Sometimes it can be buggy though. Go see this!

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Fort Pierce, Florida
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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

I would really try to see this. It's a art park and the artist is great. You can interact with the sculptures, and it's so much fun. One of my cousins jumped on an alligator's tail and the group went wild. There were some political statements and I loved everyone of them. The artist expressed himself and you could feel... More

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Midland, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Our family has visited Lakenenland multiple times, most recently near the end of July, and every visit brings something new to be enjoyed. The quality, quantity and creativity of each metal sculpture never fail to amaze us. Tom, the metal-worker artist who creates each piece, welcomes each visitor to walk or drive through the acres of sculptures he has installed... More

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