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Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum

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Address: 7400 Bay Rd, Saginaw, MI 48604-9733
Phone Number: (989) 964-7125
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Had no idea how many sculptures we were going to see and was pleasantly surprised at how spectacular the museum really is. The student working the day we visited was very friendly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had no idea how many sculptures we were going to see and was pleasantly surprised at how spectacular the museum really is. The student working the day we visited was very friendly and really filled us in on the history of the museum. This is a must see for anyone that loves art!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great experience for my family and I. The grounds were very nice with lighted, paved walkways and fountains and sculptures dotting the grounds. It was free parking and free admission. The sculptures were beautiful with descriptions of the artwork and a short story on it. The plaster of Christ on the cross was amazing. Not a large... More 

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Saginaw, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

The Marshall Fredericks Sculpture Museum on SVSU's campus is like a well-kept secret garden. It contains many original sculptures as well as numerous plaster casts of his other works found in various parts of the country all in one place. Even the plaster cast of the enormous Cross in the Woods at Indian River is here at the Marshall Fredericks.

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Thank Al K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

There are beautiful sculptures outside on the grounds at Saginaw Valley State University as well as inside the building. Some of these sculptures you will find throughout Michigan like downtown Detroit or up in northern Michigan, Indian River.

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Thank cjsbrown
Auburn, Michigan, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This sculpture museum, located on the campus of Saginaw Valley State University is simply beautiful and worth a visit if you are in the area. The staff is very knowledgeable and the facility is gorgeous.

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Bay City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

This beautiful museum in Mid-Michigan is a breath of fresh air for the art lover. They have a huge gallery of Marshall Fredericks' sculptures, many of which you will recognize, and a Sculptor's Studio. There is also a temporary exhibition gallery with beautiful art that changes often. If you are in the are this is a must see attraction on... More 

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Hemlock, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

I have visited a few times for special exhibits in spaces adjoining the main gallery. On a recent visit I overheard a couple ask if there was a guide or a tour and they were told a faculty member would be requested. And so it was and we had a delightful and informative walk-about. I highly recommend asking. May not... More 

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Warren, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

My friend & I decided to visit this museum to spend the afternoon before going to the Dow Event Center for a show & we were so impressed by what we saw and learned. It is well worth a visit. The displays are beautiful (inside and outside) and are well marked. The museum also has a lovely little gift shop.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

A nice place to visit if you like sculptures. My family thought it was a interesting place to go and walk around.

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Saginaw, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

As a graduate of SVSU, I never made it over there in my tenure as a student...What a shame! It's not BIG like a major multi-genre museum, but wow, what an impressive gallery of perhaps Michigan's best sculptor. Such a variety of cool sculptures, casts and more. If you're a student, don't go to SVSU for 4 years and never... More 

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