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Laumeier Sculpture Park

12580 Rott Road, Saint Louis, MO 63127
314-821-1209
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Ranked #30 of 147 attractions in Saint Louis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
Description: The landscape of this park is dominated by modern sculptures.
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Madrid, Spain
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

(full disclosure: this place was one of my favourite haunts as an adolescent) Just a truly original place to do park stuff. We used to organise some epic ultimate frisbee matches in front of the giant red sculpture which is a portal to parallel universes.

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Columbia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I saw this on Pinterest while planning our visit to St Louis. We decided to check it out, since it's free. The grounds are lovely, there are hiking trails and clean restrooms, and the sculptures are pretty neat.

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Hewitt, NJ
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155 reviews 155 reviews
70 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We strolled through the park and enjoyed the mix of sculptures from eyes to big cannon looking metal. Very dog friendly!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We went for concerts and to enjoy the sculptures. Take a picnic and have a great time! be sure to bring drinks if it's summer as St. Louis summers are toasty - but the shaded areas are 10 degrees cooler and breezier than the brick houses of the city!

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

This involves walking! I say this because I read a number of complaints from reviewers about the walk. The sculptures are set in a large expansive clearing and set up occasionally along the walking trails. There are a number of trails for you to explore. The trails are forested, so a good option on a hot sunny day. The trails... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We went to Laumeier Sculpture Park on a beautiful weekend day and let me say "wow" is my reaction to this place. I had wanted to visit for awhile and I'm sorry I haven't visited sooner. I guess it's a little off the beaten path of the other St. Louis attractions (but it's well worth the visit if you're coming... More

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Ok first off I am not an art person. I don't know what I was suppose to be looking at with most of the sculptures here. On the other hand it is a very nice park with lots and lots of walking trails which would be great to bring a picnic and kill a couple hours. It is a bit... More

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Nicholasville, Kentucky
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145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

To my families dismay, I am a sucker for outlandish attractions. When visiting someplace I check out roadsideamerica.com and look for the best unique attractions. This was near the top of the list. There are many sculptures of many variety. And everyone had a lot of fun taking a lot of fun pictures. I cannot say you should go out... More

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Bloomington, Indiana
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

It's a wonderful place to take a walk or short hike while experiencing the art and sculpture. The pieces are not so close together that you feel overwhelmed, nor are they so far apart that you can't experience the majority of them in a few hours. The artists and materials are so varied that if one sculpture isn't to your... More

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Bettendorf, Iowa
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

Perfect free activity for a couple hours on a nice day. We did not do this, but I would recommend a picnic. Even if you do not necessarily enjoy art, go and try something a little different than you might otherwise do. Nice walk on mainly flat ground, there are area to hike "off path" to some additional sculptures, but... More

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