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Elisabet Ney Museum

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304 E 44th St, Austin, TX 78751-3813
+1 512-458-2255
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Great visit

It is worth getting away from downtown Austin to visit this gem. The sculptures are terrific. The... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2018
Andrew B
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Somerville
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One of the highlights of my Austin stay

Very interesting story, which lead to more stories and connections to Texas history. Ney was a... read more

Reviewed January 27, 2018
Wendy F
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Massachusetts
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Sculptor Elisabeth Ney spent the last years of her life working in this building, which still contains some of her most beautiful sculpted pieces.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
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  • Terrible1%
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304 E 44th St, Austin, TX 78751-3813
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Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

It is worth getting away from downtown Austin to visit this gem. The sculptures are terrific. The architecture is great. The staff is professional, friendly and knowledgeable.

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Reviewed January 27, 2018

Very interesting story, which lead to more stories and connections to Texas history. Ney was a strong independent woman of talent, imagination, and intelligence. The building and the neighborhood was interesting, as well. It was cold outside and windy, so a longer walk around the...More

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Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

Tucked away in a residential area, is a little gem. The artist's home is an unusual stone building. The curator was very knowledgeable, the artist's life really fascinating, and the works displayed were wonderful. It takes no longer than perhaps an hour or so to...More

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Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

This museum is well worth a visit. The guide was very informative about the life and works of this very creative woman. I would also suggest a visit to the Capital Building this will allow you to see her finished marble statues of Huston and...More

2  Thank John R
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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Went here with some friends when we got into town and were waiting to check into our hotel. This is a cool little museum with some very impressive sculptures. Admission was free and the museum is self guided. The man who was working was very...More

3  Thank veggierin
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Reviewed June 21, 2017

We visited the Elisabet Ney museum because we were curious as to who she was. Although the story of the artist is told, the house is virtually empty. You can read what she did in each room, but without the props it's hard to imagine...More

1  Thank Helen V
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Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Free and self guided tours take you through a few rooms of very impressive sculptures. Most are busts and life size and some are larger. We had a good time reading and learning about Elisabet Ney while doing the self guided tour. The studio is...More

1  Thank Scott S
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Reviewed March 16, 2017

Elizabeth ney's work is impressive. I enjoyed two visits on separate occasions. The second time there was a secial event with performers and food.

1  Thank peggy64104
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Reviewed March 14, 2017

This is Elisabet Ney's actual home and studio and is definitely worth a visit if you love sculpture. The home itself is incredibly unique and furnished pretty much as it was when she lived and worked the marble here. The visit is free, but I...More

2  Thank MelPK14
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Reviewed February 28, 2017

This small museum of the Artist's workspace is both off-beat, and off the beaten path. It gives one an idea of what the Austin of 100+ years ago was like, and offers some of the artists' works for enjoyment, with information on her life &...More

2  Thank Jim T
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