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Address: 725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis, MN 55403-1139
Phone Number: 612-375-7600
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Description: The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is one of the crown jewels of the city’s...
The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden is one of the crown jewels of the city’s park system, uniting two of Minnesota’s most cherished resources—its greenspace and its cultural life. The 11-acre site showcases more than 40 works from the Walker Art Center’s renowned collection. A partnership with the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board, the Garden is a top destination for visitors, who enjoy not only the art but also the seasonal displays in the Cowles Conservatory and the Alene Grossman Memorial Arbor and Flower Garden.
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Cowles Conservatory is nice for some winter sun.

I remember when the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden first opened- and it's worn well and been maintained well for years. After a visit on a cold, but sunny day a few weeks ago, in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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53 reviews 53 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I remember when the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden first opened- and it's worn well and been maintained well for years. After a visit on a cold, but sunny day a few weeks ago, in the middle of our Minnesota Winter, it was slightly disappointing to see the "shine" is a little dulled by age and some deferred upkeep - but I... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

If you visit Minneapolis, even if it is just for one day, this park must be in your list. I went there very early in the morning with some friends and it was a relaxing visit. Lots of green and lots of nice sculptures. It is close to downtown and the Walker centre is here. The iconic sculpture is for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The sculpture garden is where I bring anyone who visits because its a unique garden in Minneapolis & its a great short stop before brunch or dinner and drinks in downtown. The main point of attraction is the green house and Cherry on the Spoon display.

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I enjoyed seeing the sculptures. There were some unique ones. The spoon and cherry sculpture was my favorite. There was no cost to see the sculptures and the botanical garden area was pretty. I would like to come back here when the flowers are bloomed and also tour the Walker museum (it was closed when we went).

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We actually got married here! The conservatory is beautiful. The place is similar to park and often has things going on there. Really popular for photographers. Last summer they had a mini golf course there. Some very large artistic sculptures to look at....including the famous spoon and cherry. I did here a rumour that the park is about to undergo... More 

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Northern Wi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I don't know. I just excepted more. There is another sculpture garden that is north of the cities, Franconia, which has lots more sculptures and the kids can climb on them. Here, lots of signs to stay off. Seeing the cherry and the spoon was fun. Maybe the summer would be better when all the flowers were in bloom. It... More 

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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

A wonderful way to spend an hour or so when the sun is out. Along with the famed Spoonbridge and Cherry are some other unique sculptures. Combine your visit with a stroll through Loring Park or the Walker Art Museum.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Having lived in Minneapolis 10+ years, I visited for the first time with out-of-town guests! Ashamed I haven't been here earlier. Great day to be outside walking through the garden. Plenty of visitors, but lots of space, so not feeling the crowd. This is worth the stop for a great walk through a great park!

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Saint Louis Park, Minnesota
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

You really have to be into modern art to enjoy the displays. It is will maintained and a unique experience.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The big deal here is the cherry and the spoon but I thought the other exhibits were more interesting. There is a map in the boxes ranged about. The garden is open from 6:00 so you can go early if you want. The weather was still winter I would imagine it would be better in the spring/summer

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