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Grounds For Sculpture

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Best place to visit in Hamilton

You must see it to believe it! Awesome enchanting, artsy The New Jersey Fairgrounds used to be... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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Lovely way to spend the afternoon!

The setting of all the sculptures really separates this from other places. Walking outdoors on the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Longmont, Colorado
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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...more
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80 Sculptors Way, Hamilton, NJ 08619-3451
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You must see it to believe it! Awesome enchanting, artsy The New Jersey Fairgrounds used to be here. There's so many great things about the sculptures all around, not to mention all the landscapes!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The setting of all the sculptures really separates this from other places. Walking outdoors on the peaceful winding paths coming upon different pieces of art is quite the treasure hunt.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank loriregin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit. It is so well done, so beautifully landscaped along with fascinating art, that you will want to go here more than once, if you can. We have been there each season and they are all wonderful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nancy T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite a collection of sculpture in a beautiful setting. The works are quite contemporary, but intriguing and thought-provoking. There's plenty of space and the exhibit halls are airy and very well-lit. A full tour of the park and the museums could very well consume two...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank George H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you get the chance to. But plan at least an hour or two. The grounds are great. Make sure you take a camera. Have some great pictures. Another great place to visit in Hamilton Township,Mercer County.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank chukkelz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hi, A friend of mine posted very beautiful pictures of this place and since then I couldn’t wait to go myself to enjoy the beautiful arts. One very important tip to star you must purchase your tickets in advance online we arrive at 2:20pm we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vivian Paola L
Reviewed November 7, 2018

This attraction is super cool. Even if you aren't a sculpture enthusiast, it is a great time. Roaming around looking at some incredible pieces is good fun, especially looking for the ones that were hidden. You definitely want to go when the weather is nice...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Geri W
Reviewed November 7, 2018

We didn't know what to expect, thinking perhaps that sculpture meant only odd modern amorphous shapes of metal. They have some of those, but they also have painted bronze scenes from famous paintings, and many of the pieces are kid-friendly. You can get up close...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bertsky1987
Reviewed November 4, 2018

FABULOUS...go! Acres and acres of magnificent sculptures from some of the best artists ever. Many with great poetry next to them. Great and beautiful grounds. They even have a Monet bridge, the lady with the umbrella sculpture, beautiful grounds and lake, a great day.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank giulietta719
Reviewed October 31, 2018

I had never heard of this place-- but it is truly wonderful. Beautiful area with trees and fields and lakes along with interesting sculptures. Great gift shop and the cafe was fine-- well worth the trip on a nice fall or spring day

Date of experience: October 2018
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September 28, 2018|
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Response from LollyLongo | Reviewed this property |
I've only been there one time. My daughter has been there 4 times and still discovering new sculptures. Lot of property to roam.
Alison A
September 18, 2018|
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Response from Kamrul H | Reviewed this property |
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June 27, 2018|
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Response from KevinThePilgrim | Reviewed this property |
Profesional photography has to be approved and drones are not allowed. I went there a week ago and it said that.