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Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens

253 Barcelona Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401-7707
+1 561-832-5328
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Interesting venue, and a nice opportunity to learn more about this artist. Not interesting for kids... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Janice R
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Wellington FL
Not Impressed

I've read a lot of great reviews for this place, but I just do not see why. I found the sculptures... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2018
Donna4312015
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, Inc. is an IRS-recognized 501(c)(3) operating foundation established in 1977 by the prominent sculptor Ann Weaver Norton (1905-1982). The organization is devoted to exhibiting works of other artists, preserving the founder’s studio, historic home and displaying her monumental sculptures in a secluded urban preserve where a notable collection of rare palms is continually being developed.
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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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253 Barcelona Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401-7707
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Interesting venue, and a nice opportunity to learn more about this artist. Not interesting for kids or non art lovers.

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Reviewed June 30, 2018

I've read a lot of great reviews for this place, but I just do not see why. I found the sculptures boring, especially the 15 or so "Gateway" sculptures which were nothing more than red bricks stacked high in various different placements. The grounds are...More

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ANSGWPB, Manager at Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2018

Thank you for visiting the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens. We are so sorry you were disappointed. We take tremendous pride in preserving Ann's legacy and her work. Were you able to visit Ann's room in the house where we have over 50 of her small...More

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Reviewed June 29, 2018

Converted house on nice private street. Lush plants and flowers. Nice setting with fountains and paths to stroll.

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Reviewed April 27, 2018

A group from my community arranged a tour of the facility for the morning of 4/25/18. I could not have been more pleased with the surroundings and the informative tour. The tour guide, Nancy, was a truly a gem. It was so nice to have...More

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ANSGWPB, Guest Relations Manager at Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2018

Thank you Ron for the fantastic review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit here and we agree with you that Nancy is a gem. We hope to see you here again.

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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

I went with my senior parents. It was a nice afternoon. We had lunch in their garden which was wonderful. The sculptures are easy to walk through. A few of the pieces were really beautiful and the landscaping around all was wonderful. Many nice areas...More

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ANSGWPB, General Manager at Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018

We are so glad you had a nice trip with your parents. Thank you for coming!

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Reviewed April 23, 2018

Enjoyed strolling through this quaint, sculpture garden perfectly situated among two acres of lush, tropical landscaping. It was surprisingly, nestled within El Cid neighborhood. Its located on corner of scenic Flagler Drive and Barcelona in West Palm Beach, Florida. The sculpture museum has limited street...More

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ANSGWPB, General Manager at Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded April 26, 2018

Thank you for the lovely review!

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

The gardens themselves are worth the price of admission, which at $15 is steep. The studio was great, various mediums and styles, and hard to believe they were all created by one person. What a talent! I also really liked just sitting by the water...More

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ANSGWPB, Manager at Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Thank you for the lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again!

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

We decided to go and check out our great aunt Ann s sculpture gardens after we did family research- our grandma Rose didn’t say much about her because they don t really talk to each other. While we were taking care of her, She mentioned...More

Thank Jamie S
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ANSGWPB, Manager at Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

We are so glad you came for a visit, everyone was so thrilled to meet you all!

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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised by this place. The lady at the front desk was interesting, and the grounds are gorgeous. Very impressive works of art, and amazing nature.

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ANSGWPB, Manager at Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Thank you for the great review! We are so glad you and your son enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed March 11, 2018

My cousin and I visited on a gorgeous afternoon,touring the gardens and settling in for lunch in a beautiful outdoor setting overlooking the gardens and water. Reservations are highly recommended as there are only a few tables. The menu was fresh and delicious. The hostess...More

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ANSGWPB, Manager at Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad you enjoyed your time at the Gardens.

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It is not a big place... depending on your pace it could be seen in a period of 30 minutes to an hour.
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Response from dunsienda | Reviewed this property |
Agree that everyone will experience differently. The costs of maintaining the house and gardens must be significant. (See mission below.) Considering that in the tri-state area a senior discount ticket to see a movie is... More
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