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Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum

605 Robert E Lee Rd, Austin, TX 78704-1453
+1 512-445-5582
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Very well done sculptures, but all, except the animals, were unsmiling and sad. Kind of a downer... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CCLEAR01
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Aransas Pass, Texas
One of Austin's Jewels

I don't think Umlauf is a "hidden secret" in Austin's many beautiful parks and gardens, but it may... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MelPK14
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Austin, Texas
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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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605 Robert E Lee Rd, Austin, TX 78704-1453
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+1 512-445-5582
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well done sculptures, but all, except the animals, were unsmiling and sad. Kind of a downer. Worth a look, however.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't think Umlauf is a "hidden secret" in Austin's many beautiful parks and gardens, but it may not be very well known. It is an absolutely beautiful and very peaceful place in which to wander, view sculpture, enjoy nature and just be.

Thank MelPK14
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

We were not here for a long time, but we enjoyed our brief visit to the Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum. The outdoor exhibits are well-displayed, with beautiful landscaping around the sculptures. All the work is easy to approach and view. The artist had a...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2018

A quiet garden of one man's sculpture career. Walk around and enjoy the art and the quietude. Definitely worth the detour from the walking path or the activities on the lake!

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Reviewed May 6, 2018

A beautiful green space and well maintained. Not being from Texas we were not familiar with Charles Umlauf’s work. It’s all stunning and some are very powerful pieces. He’s well known for successfully sculpting two people together which is, as I understand, extremely tricky to...More

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Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

The scope of emotions represented here are so impressive❗️Benches are strategically placed as I strolled throughout this property and allowed myself to unplug The gift shop and informative staff are worth a visit as well👍 Thank you

1  Thank Margaret M
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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Although the video could definitely use updating, the experience was wonderful. The sculptures were clearly labeled and the brochure explaining them was excellent! The atmosphere was so peaceful and so enjoyable to spend time here.

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Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

This is a must for everyone the sculptures are set in an ideal setting with freedom to move around. Each turn gives a new view or brings into focus another statue. Unlike a museum the open grounds allow one to see the beauty of each...More

1  Thank John R
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Reviewed April 10, 2018

Very nice place to view works of art set among nature. Literature available to tell you about each piece of art. It is a nice way to spend an afternoon.

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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

My daughter planned her wedding here in September 2017. It turned out beautiful. I enjoyed the beautiful location and the staff were pleasant to deal with. I recommend for a small wedding party.

1  Thank Lorry T
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coloredsprinkles2017
June 26, 2018|
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Response from stephenfL384WT | Reviewed this property |
$5 for adults but over 60 you get in for $3. Children 12 and under get in free.
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Karen K
January 27, 2018|
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June 6, 2017|
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Response from Cobdr | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any dogs in the garden. I expect not.
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