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Grounds For Sculpture

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Address: 80 Sculptors Way, Hamilton, NJ 08619-3447
Phone Number: +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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This was a fantastic beautifully landscaped and maintained mostly outdoor sculpture garden exhibit. Suitable for adults and would suggest children +4 since all walking done on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a fantastic beautifully landscaped and maintained mostly outdoor sculpture garden exhibit. Suitable for adults and would suggest children +4 since all walking done on gravel and grass paths. Wear comfortable shoes. There are also air conditioned buildings to check out sculptures inside as well while cooling off .You definitely will get your walking exercise in while taking in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Coming from Northern NJ, we stopped here on our way to Atlantic City. Pre-purchased timed ticket online before we left and saved a few dollars. We arrived before noon and stayed until nearly 3PM on the hottest day of the year! We could have stayed longer-what a great place. The outdoor setting allows people to walk around the art, and... More 

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Cranbury, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a location that should not be missed. The grounds are beautiful with plants and flowers that are worth seeing. I went in the summer, hot but everything was in bloom. Have eaten lunch at Rats the restaurant on the grounds. We were told there were no reservations on line but the day of I walk up to the... More 

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Hamilton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an unexpected gem found just inside Hamilton New Jersey. The best time to go is during the spring and fall seasons. Recommend comfortable walking shoes so you can cover as much of the grounds as possible.

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Robbinsville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Day trippers love the surroundings. It's like stepping into third dimensional art. Weddings. Catering and leisurely strolls make one forget the busy and bustling atmosphere that Central New Jersey is known for. Located off route 295. Easy drive for those in the area and beyond.

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Hamilton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a haven for art lovers, art students, or those wanting to spend $15 to walk around a park with sculptures in it. It's a bit pricey but art is nice to admire and there are peacocks roaming freely inside who are fun to interact with. One of those things you have to do at least once.

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Edison, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful grounds to walk. Lots of interesting sculptures to see – both indoors and outdoors from a variety of artists. A number of sculptures are rotated in and out – so there’s something new to see. Really enjoyed Seward Johnson’s sculptures that bring Van Gogh’s paintings alive. Nice relaxing day outdoors. Easy to get to off of 295.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Took my teens, we had a great time taking pictures and looking at all the works of art. The best part was a peacock walking right by us!

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Hamilton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My friend & I took our grandkids, 3 & 5 yr olds, for a fun day of exploring. This is truly a not to be missed place. There are so many beautiful sculptures & gardens to explore. You can spend an entire day & likely not see everything! The kids zonked out in their car seats within 5 min of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Always new exhibits to see this is really a wonderful place to visit for anyone. Young children will find lots of things to interest them. It's my second visit and won't be my last . Just a beautiful place

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