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Leanin' Tree Museum of Western Art

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Address: 6055 Longbow Dr, Boulder, CO 80301-3203
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+1 303-729-3412
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:00
Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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For over 65 years, Leanin' Tree has been spreading smiles across America...

For over 65 years, Leanin' Tree has been spreading smiles across America with our unique greeting cards. We are also home to one of the best private collections of Western and wildlife art, including a stunning outdoor sculpture garden. Come join us for FREE production tours to see how greeting cards are made, or enjoy the artwork at your own pace. Our gift shop features discounted greeting cards, beautiful art reproductions, unique gifts (many made right here in Colorado!), as well as a year round Christmas room.

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EXCELLENT art -- paintings AND sculptures

GO SEE THIS ASAP before the art is sold and museum closed. We LOVED IT! HIDDEN GEM. We were pleasantly surprised at the HIGH quality of art inside and outside museum. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is a variety of art and sculpture, not by any big name artists, or at least ones I might have recognized. It is a nice place to spend an hour.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the tour here which was fairly brisk and interesting to see how this well known family company has kept traditional systems going. The tour guide was knowledgeable and at the end we had plenty of time to spend in the gallery of art and sculptures. A nice 'extra' to be able to choose any card as a gift... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

GO SEE THIS ASAP before the art is sold and museum closed. We LOVED IT! HIDDEN GEM. We were pleasantly surprised at the HIGH quality of art inside and outside museum. It doesn't really matter if you love western art, if you appreciate art, you will likely enjoy this place.

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Thank PJOly
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic stop! If you have an appreciation of art, this is worth the detour. Free and open to the public until it closes permanently in August 2017. Private collection of sculpture and paintings of the west. Very high quality and well displayed.

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Thank Melissa R
Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't know what to expect since this museum is a part of the greeting card company by the same name. We were surprised and pleased by the quality of the exhibits and artwork. The sculpture garden is amazing, with dozens of bronze (and other materials) sculpture on a winding walkway. The collections in the museum are beautiful, with many... More 

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Thank tmhome100
Durham
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If it is true that the museum is closing in August 2017, this is a real shame. The museum is incredibly rich with outdoor sculpture and indoor art of every kind. The art is of an extremely high quality, indoors and out; in many cases it is truly breathtaking.

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Thank 617judithr
Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am very sad that this Boulder gem is closing in August. The collection of painting and sculptures is very impressive. If you love the West and Western art, don't miss it. The gift shop also has unique items and the cards are Leanin' Tree's bread and butter. The gift shop will remain opened. The museum will close in August... More 

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Thank Laurie B
Las Vegas, Nevada
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154 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

It was just announced that this museum will be closing permanently in August of 2017. This is your last chance to see this highly rated attraction in Boulder. The owner is closing the museum and selling off all of his art.

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Front Royal, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The outside sculpture garden brings the West to life. The inside gallery will greatly expand your idea of contemporary Western US art has to say about the western settlers, the Native Americans, the cowboys and their natural environment.

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Thank frances p
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We could spend hours here! There's so much artwork to see and as an artist myself, I loved the secluded feeling of this gallery so I could linger and study each piece as I pleased. It has a wonderful reflection of Colorado culture & nature with a focus on realism and the western style. The outdoor sculptures were the icing... More 

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