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“Free and spectacular”

The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA
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Ranked #14 of 371 things to do in New Orleans
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Reviewed December 20, 2013 via mobile

Awesome variety and a great setting, you should really make this a destination. These sculptures are realistic, abstract, massive and fragile. A great collection and something for everyone with oaks, water and moss as backdrops

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Reviewed December 18, 2013

Amazing. Enchanted. Full of surprised gasps as we realized we were looking at a Botero, Renoir, and Meillol in a public park that's free to all. I was equally impressed by the city for keeping the gardens in top shape without any graffiti and litter to be seen. Even Rome's outdoor treasures often have graffiti scars, so hats off to the city of New Orleans for valuing and protecting this treasure.

Thank TruthIsThat
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Reviewed December 17, 2013

Sculptures represented by every famous sculptor imaginable. Seeing is believing. Very impressive. Also, NO ADMISSION CHARGE. Can you believe?

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Reviewed December 13, 2013

It is both free and a very nice walk. It is near the Morning Call Coffee shop and the combination of the two makes for a great inexpensive outing even with kids in tow.

Thank bfleb433
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Reviewed December 11, 2013

We took the Canal Streetcar from Canal and Magazine St. directly to the NOMA (New Orleans Museum of Art) and the sculpture gardens are located just outside the museum.

Before going into the Sculpture Garden, we ate beignets at Morning Call, the restaurant outside of the garden. The Sculpture Garden is a beautiful respite from all the frenzy of the French Quarter. It was a beautiful December morning when we went and very few patrons were there.

If you time it right, Wednesdays are free at the NOMA. Stroll the Gardens for free always and on Wednesdays go to the museum for free as well.

Thank Sharon78
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