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Grounds For Sculpture

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Address: 80 Sculptors Way, Hamilton, NJ 08619-3451
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+1 609-586-0616
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The perfect day trip! Grounds For Sculpture (GFS), located in Hamilton, New...

The perfect day trip! Grounds For Sculpture (GFS), located in Hamilton, New Jersey (midway between Philadelphia and New York), is a forty-two acre not-for-profit sculpture park and arboretum founded by Seward Johnson. Its collection features more than 270 contemporary sculptures by renowned and emerging artists. Exhibitions change seasonally in five indoor galleries. With rich educational offerings, a robust schedule of performing arts, and fun family events, the park is open year-round. Shopping and dining options complement every visit. Members receive free admission year-round plus a host of other benefits. For hours, admission prices, membership information, and a calendar of events, visit us online.

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Is it real? Or....is it not? At the Grounds for Sculpture, you will ask yourself many times. The genius of artist Seward Johnson has created something wonderful in mid-New... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Southampton, Pennsylvania
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Southampton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Is it real? Or....is it not? At the Grounds for Sculpture, you will ask yourself many times. The genius of artist Seward Johnson has created something wonderful in mid-New Jersey. Whether you're an art lover or not, there is something for everyone at this fantastic venue. To begin, the 42 acres of grounds are magnificent. With roaming peacocks, man-made ponds... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Local gold. This place is beautiful and I recommend Grounds for Sculpture to all my friends. food was great and and location was gorgeous.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

spent a most delightful springlike day in february in this fantastic park. the gardens are packed with fantastic beauty and joyful surprises. we took the morning tour with docent Mr. Robert Levine, it was so great, that we joined him for the afternoon tour. all in all one of the most enjoyable day trips that we have taken in a... More 

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Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful day spent strolling among various figures outside in park setting as well as in museum buildings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic "gem" in Hamilton, NJ -- this is a "wow" kind of place ... a must see for residents and visitors alike ... unusual and beautiful gardens, sculptures and works of art !

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Spring Lake, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Each season presents the changing sculptures as if you're in a totally different place. Thoroughly enjoyable, even in sub freezing temps. Wear a long coat and enjoy.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Grounds for Sculpture is a fun place to visit. There are permanent exhibits and changing shows, so there is always something new to discover there!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love coming here... can reserve a pass at my library-- so it's free admission. Wonderful eccentric artwork & sculptures around every corner. I finally got to have lunch at Rats Restaurant-- sat outside near the Buddha goddess pond. Sigh... feel rejuvenated and peaceful when I'm there & the feeling lingers....

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was expecting to be bored (because sometimes sculpture gardens can be that way). What a surprise this was! So many unique and interesting things to see. Could have easily spent 2 more hours there. Fun to eat at the restaurant, Rats.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I recently ventured to the Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ. This is 35 acres of art sculptures that will just dazzle you. You have to look everywhere, because many items are hidden. Some appear to be life-like but as you ponder costly, you discover that they are sculpted. There are also exhibitions within some of the... More 

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