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The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA

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Reviewed 4 days ago

After visiting the NOMA we had a lovely walk through this sculpture garden. We would advise anyone traveling to New Orleans to make time to see this bit of paradise.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the sculpture garden. It is a really nice place to take a rest of the craziness of New Orleans. It is very well taken care of and offers a beautiful and peaceful environment. Easy to access with the street cars. I recommend...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There’s about 6-10 sculptures most are copies of popular work you see in other cities like the famous love statue in Philadelphia. The trees and pond are lovely. Quite picturesque.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TravelinSuz
Reviewed 1 week ago

They are currently renovating to make the gardens larger but the construction did not hinder the beauty of this place. It is so good to see that an experience like this is free to the public. If you need a break from the French Quarter...More

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

New Orleans is lucky to have the Besthoffs . There eue for great art is only surpassed by the genorosity they have shown to the city and their contribution to the arts,This outdoor Sculpture Garden is unsurpassed and first rate. Also this art in city...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank carling164
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent artwork.....highly recommend this sculpture garden. The pieces are thought provoking. Great place for young and old.

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

This is a joy to behold. The combination of great art and a glorious setting makes for a delightful several hours stroll. The collection is first class with Zadkhine, Lifchitz, Botero, Rodin, etc. Set juxtaposed in the City Park, the trees and shrubs beautifully frame...More

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

A pleasant place to take in beautiful sculptures at your own pace. Relax on benches under the shade of trees with Spanish Moss. Free entry. See works from famous sculptors such as Henry Moore, Bourgeois, and Kapoor.

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

A comprehensive collection of mostly contemporary sculpture set in a gorgeous park. If you are as lucky as we were, you’ll be there on a clear, sunny and cool day. And it’s free! Can’t beat that for value. Suggest you get the there on the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank robertomO7083NN
Reviewed November 5, 2018

This sculpture garden is a real treasure. It's located right next to the art museum and is free of charge. There are many renowned artists represented here.

Date of experience: October 2018
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family-friendly City Park. Home to the New Orleans
Museum of Art, the Besthoff Sculpture Garden, Carousel
Gardens Amusement Park, and the city’s own lush
Botanical Gardens, City Park is a New Orleans gem and
the perfect spot for outdoor fun with as much of a mix
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Response from Bryan H | Reviewed this property |
I did some further research ... and the official guidelines are "pets are not allowed" ...
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Not sure, but my guess would be yes. Check the website for New Orleans Museum of Art.
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