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Address: 3201 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11106-4925
Phone Number: +1 718-956-1819
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You can admire the changing exhibits, or the spectacular view of Manhattan...

You can admire the changing exhibits, or the spectacular view of Manhattan in this park.

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Nice place to just take 5 mins out

Very peaceful place especially in summer to enjoy reading a book or just to walk around. It's worth popping in and often they have lots of events that run through the summer... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
sarahbannister2012
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New York City, New York
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Bad Ischl, Austria
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A lovely place to relax and chill. Somewhere for children to run around and enjoy a safe area in a busy part of town.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very peaceful place especially in summer to enjoy reading a book or just to walk around. It's worth popping in and often they have lots of events that run through the summer including movies in the evening.

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Millis, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was in the area so thought I'd check it out. It was ok and has a nice location along the waterfront but I expected more I guess. Not a bad place to visit if in the area but I wouldn't go out of my way just to come here. Seems popular with locals walking their dogs

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Thank Skeets37
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

It's a public park, so keep your expectations lower as it's not a museum, however I love to come out here to enjoy the sculptures. I always bring guests here. It's completely free but still enjoyable for an hour picnic with a view of the water.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Forget about Central Park. The most exciting park to visit in NYC is Socrates Sculpture Park in Queens. Don't let the fact that it is in Queens throw you off either. It is in the nicest area of Queens there is (Astoria. Even though it says Long Island City, it is known to the residents as being in Astoria.) Just... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

theres outdoor bathrooms and the sculptures are cool. nice view of the city and would be fun for kids

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Thank Peter R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Short and sweet........small, empty, muddy mess of a park but view of NY is good. Very little sculpture to the garden and we paid for a cab to get there and back. Not sure where the took the beautiful pics online but this park looks nothing like them.

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Thank slstretch
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Has potential but not worth stopping here. Lack of sculptures. .Better off at bar watching sports or anywhere.

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Thank Joey F
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

The displayed art is always changing and usually fun to see. Great views of Manhattan. Mostly visited by locals who combine it with a shopping trip to Costco's, which is next door.

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Thank Forest-Hills-Cynic
New York City, New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Visit to the park was a disappointment, with so much space I am amazed that they couldn't find statues to put around to at least justify its name, it is a sculpture park after all.

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