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Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden

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Address: 1001 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005-1803
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fun place to wanter

Found this sculpture garden next to the Fine Arts Museum - a nice walk through some great modern art. Surprised at the Rodin's there, and all was interesting.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Linda W
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this sculpture garden next to the Fine Arts Museum - a nice walk through some great modern art. Surprised at the Rodin's there, and all was interesting.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to walk, view art and talk. A lot of people do not know about this place. One of the top free places to go. It is in a great area for art. Probably a great place to visit in the fall when the weather is nice.

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Thank Christian B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

A lovely outdoor spot for: 1. waiting the museum to open 2. when you've visited a amazing museum and finding a place to reconsider and reexplore what you have seen. 3. lunch break 4. fresh air 5. take a snapshot 6. just wandering and more.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful collection of outdoor art and sculpture. When the weather is nice, grab a cup of coffee or a snack and spend a few peaceful moments here. Truly an oasis within the city. And don't forget to look across the street for the Calder sculpture - it's my personal favorite.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We live around the area and we come here very often. The kids enjoy being at this garden, although I must keep reminding them not to touch the sculptures :) In some fine late morning, you can come just to have an easy lunch with the meals you have or there is a food truck next to this garden that... More 

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This beautiful sculpture garden is tucked in a little oasis by the art museums. It is delightful and the sculptures are beautiful.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

We visited the MFA - Houston and this sculpture garden on a recent trip to Houston. Both the museum and the sculpture garden were a nice addition to our trip, but nothing incredible. If you like art and sculpture and enjoy visiting new museums and gardens, I would recommend them. Overall, compared to other sculpture gardens I have visited within... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

Definitely worth 20 minutes of your time. But if it's a hot day in Houston you may want to think twice. There is usually a really good food truck parked next to it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

The setting is beautiful, the entrance is free, park is free and convenient. Excellent place to relax and read or just seat. It has a small and very good collection of sculptures by Rodin, Miro, and others. Lovely place to spent some time in the afternoon.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

This is a minimal exhibit between the Houston Museum of Fine Arts and Glassell School of Art. It is a pleasant walk through outdoor experience. It only a takes a few minutes to complete. The Museum of Fine Arts is going through a building addition which may affect the gardens.

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