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“Tranquility Revived” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden

Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden
Barnoon Hill, St Ives TR26 1AD, England
01736 796226
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Ranked #7 of 22 Attractions in St Ives
Type: Art Museums, Gardens, Museums
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Owner description: Designed by Barbara Hepworth, one of Britain's leading abstract artists, this picturesque garden holds a collection of her sculpture.
Hayle
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12 reviews 12 reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Tranquility Revived”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Seems like the only green space in St Ives. Truly inspiring & captivatingly peaceful. Can couple a ticket with the Tate & other Tate sites.

Visited August 2014
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Tofino, Canada
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82 reviews 82 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“A jewel in St. Ives”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The museum and garden are a very tranquil setting. Even though you are in the middle of St.Ives, it seems as though you are in a private setting. The blending of sculpture and gardens is amazing. It was difficult to leave this tranquil setting.

Visited May 2014
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Absorbing & Atmospheric”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

It's location in the middle of a bustling St Ives was for some reason surprising but the visit was well worthwhile.
The introductory talk was excellent, the preserved work, tools & working areas were very illustrative & the sculptures on display provided much to appreciate and absorb in a small haven of tranquillity.

Visited June 2014
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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Over charged”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The exhibition and gardens were nice but the entry fee is massively over priced and it wasn't clear what the money was going towards. Disappointed.

Visited August 2014
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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“pleasant gardens”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

a little diversion from the throngs of st ives, a collection of her work and a potted history of her eventful life. The gardens are the star of the (small) show here, being a tranquil heaven, a small space offering seemingly endless different aspects to enjoy, a tardis of jardins

Visited August 2014
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