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Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum

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Address: 605 Robert E Lee Rd, Austin, TX 78704-1453
Phone Number: 512-445-5582
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Museum and garden dedicated to the works of American sculptor Charles...

Museum and garden dedicated to the works of American sculptor Charles Umlauf. The garden holds over 40 sculptures, framed by nature. Inside the gallery, rotating exhibits of Umlauf's more obscure pieces and other similar artists are on display. There are everyday activities for children and regular workshops/lectures for art-lovers of all ages.

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Quiet oasis near Zilker Park w/interesting sculpture

We went on a rare summer morning when the temperature was around 80 degrees. The grounds were so green due to the record rainfall over the past 11 days, which created a beautiful... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went on a rare summer morning when the temperature was around 80 degrees. The grounds were so green due to the record rainfall over the past 11 days, which created a beautiful oasis in the city. The actual area of sculptures and paths is fairly small, but there are 54 sculptures scattered throughout. The paths are, for the most... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My friends got married here. It's a great place to stroll through after a day at Barton Springs. Nicely shaded and beautiful art.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to a gala last spring and the restaurants represented were terrific! The variety and quality of choices to taste was amazing and fun. I loved how they provided wine choices also. They had a really terrific silent auction with very unique items.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

It would have been nicer if the weather was better..100 degrees. The park is smaller than I thought it would be, but very nice.

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Wimberley, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I've been here twice. Once for a wedding reception and once with my boyfriend. Both times it felt very special and romantic. The garden is just the right size and has so many beautiful statues.

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Pearland, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

It is free to the public this summer due to large donation from one of their sponsors. I was a tag-a-long with my son and his girlfriend who wanted to go. I loved every bit of it. The lay out of the garden was so tranquil and beautiful. The sculptures were amazing. We went during the hotest part of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

This was such a nice place to spend an afternoon. I really didn't know much about the artist previously so I enjoyed learning about him and viewing his work in this lovely natural setting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

The pieces on display show the talent of the artist . The garden is peaceful and enjoyable to walk through. There are a number of benches to sit back and take in the beauty surrounding you.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Art is so subjective, so what can I say? I liked Umlauf a lot, his style isn't so "out" there that it wasn't understandable and his subjects are relatable. The gardens are beautiful and there are many places to sit and relax, if you are so inclined. The waterfall was a tiny trickle, so that was a bit of a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

My nephew and his wife were married in the gorgeous venue. It was enchanting, romantic and absolutely gorgeous.

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