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The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA

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1 Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans, LA 70124
+1 504-658-4100
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1 Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans, LA 70124
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"henry moore"
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"each piece"
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"art lovers"
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"interesting pieces"
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"great art"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed rambling through the Besthoff Sculpture Garden one sunny morning recently and were thoroughly impressed by the quality and diversity of the installations. Will I ever forget Karma? After I learned what had happened to the Garden after Katrina's cruel visit, I was even...More

Thank Jenny F
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful sculptures are set along a beautiful garden path. Nice retreat from the bustle of the city.

Thank REGINA B
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a great way to spend an hour or two. The sculptures are very appealing to an ordinary traveller.

Thank young058
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful scullptures, outdoor venue to stroll through, affordable. Across the street from New Orleans Museum of Art and more Gardens. Great place for strollers.

Thank FranComiskey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in the city park, it is worth taking side trip to the Art Museum to see the sculpture park. If you are at the Art Museum by all means add the sculpture garden to your trip. A fine collection of sculptures by...More

Thank Karen R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The art work was truly amazing, I could truly walk around looking at the artwork all day, it felt like been in an outside Museum. I highly recommend this place Beautiful and mindblowing

Thank Lloyd M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great, world class collection including works of Rodin, Moore, Renoir. Beautifully presented in a lovely park with water, grand trees and lots of open spaces too. Very enjoyable.

Thank n s
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

you will see inspiring and thought provoking 3D art in the park. If you are going to new Orleans, dont miss this park.i am very impressed by Karma statue.

Thank Rahul S
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Reviewed January 15, 2018

We took advantage of the free landscape garden that surrounds this park. It was beautiful and we enjoyed all the structures there.

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Reviewed January 7, 2018

The art work that is displayed here is absolutely incredible. It makes you stop and think about what the artist was trying to portray. The path is very nice. The views are absolutely incredible! We would definitely return!

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Botanical Gardens, City Park is a New Orleans gem and
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Gloria K
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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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Carolyn F
October 19, 2016|
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Response from Kathryn W | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but my guess would be yes. Check the website for New Orleans Museum of Art.
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