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The Sculpture Ranch and Galleries

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Address: 377 Shiloh Rd, Johnson City, TX 78636
Phone Number: (830) 868-5244
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A true jewel to be found!

Who would have guessed that this magnificent place even existed nestled in the beautiful Texas hill country about 5 miles off the beaten path. The name has been changed to The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Dayton, Texas
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Dayton, Texas
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73 reviews 73 reviews
19 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Who would have guessed that this magnificent place even existed nestled in the beautiful Texas hill country about 5 miles off the beaten path. The name has been changed to The Sculpture Ranch and Galleries.

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Austin, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The museum is a must. Even the restroom is a work of art. The roads around the large, outdoor art are poorly maintained which keeps people from racing through. Everyone should take their time to thoroughly enjoy this outdoor exhibition. Benini no longer owns the property, but it is still open the first Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of the month.... More 

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Alton, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

It would have been a great car tour for us but my Texas son's car over-heated! A lot of stop and go! His car had been repaired because earlier that year, he had hit a deer! Benini has a great eye for sculpture. I saw in the article that they might have moved by now. Benini even talks to visitors... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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106 reviews 106 reviews
60 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

You drive around the ranch looking at all the sculptures. This is an unusual and interesting way to view art. The setting is the hill country in Texas which I love. I highly recommnend going to the ranch and visiting the gallery.

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Burleson, Texas, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

So suggested by friends to go visit this ranch and so much to see. You will spend time taking a slow drive around the ranch to see all the sculptures and to the building for indoor sculptures. the Art is free for viewing, we even tried to make a donation and turned down. Don't pass up the unique art at... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Another person who had just never bothered to check this place out...my mistake, soon to be remedied because I know I'm going to be back every chance I get! The ranch is full of amazing giant outdoor sculptures ---- some a wonder, some wonderful, some wonderfully huge, all just a wonder that they found such a great home in one... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

What a wonderful day! We've passed by this location for 14 years & finally made a special trip jyst to be able to see the sculpture ranch. Wow, it was so much more than we ever expected. You need to hurry so you can enjoy this experience as the Benini's will be moving to a different location in the near... More 

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Austin, Texas
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147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I have lived in Texas for 24 years. Apparently, this amazing place has been here for 14 years. I can't believe it took us this long to find it. You simply must go. Even if you just want an interesting hike and could care less about art....this is a great place. And if you do like art, WOW. There is... More 

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Madison, Wi
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

If you like Art, you will enjoy this place. Kind of out of the way but worth the trip. Great stuff in the gallery and lots of sculptures along the drive thru. As the gallery is up for sale you have to call ahead to tour.

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Today, we drove fron DFW, to see Benini Sculpture Ranch. We arrived to "closed gates". I was heartbroken to see the ranch was for sale and the gates closed. My son encouraged me to call the number on the gate. I called, a woman answered, who I assume was the gracious, Lorraine, I told her we cam a long way... More 

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