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The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA

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
+1 504-658-4100
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We ended up at the sculpture garden after discovering the art museum was closed, and we had a great time. Lovely, intimate settings allowed us to peruse each piece at our own pace and without crowds (it had been raining, which probably affected the number...More

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden was one of the highlights of the Grayline Super City Tour. It was indeed a pleasant surprise to tour the lush garden and see the amazing sculptures! Plenty of wonderful photo ops. The cafe provided a nice opportunity...More

Thank 155reneej
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Besthoff Sculpture Garden was worthwhile to see. We were walking in the Besthoff Sculpture garden while attending an Easter Egg Hunt. Very impressive works of art. Well worth seeing. The community is very grateful that Sidney Besthoff and his wife donated those sculptures to...More

Thank Steven K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the true highlights of our trip. A genuine must see..do not miss the nearby Museum of Art!!!!

Thank AaronFWA
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can see why Gallerie magazine recently rated this place, designed by Lee Ledbetter and Sawyer/Bersen (the architects) as one of the ten most beautiful sculpture gardens in the world.It is open every day from 10 am on. Time spent here depends on how much...More

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rain or shine, visiting this beautiful out door art exhibit is a treat. It's a wonderful place to browse or sit and enjoy.

Thank Kathie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We read about this place and my wife was really wanting to see the statues. I would have reviewed higher marks but I was a little disappointed. There were some interesting statues and fun ones to look at but some really weird ones that detracted...More

Thank Caljeff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful environment and absolutely outstanding sculpture. We were pleased at every turn! The choices and placement of pieces are well thought out.

Thank Jenny H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were spending the day with no particular itinerary in mind but just riding the trolley with friends, one of whom had grown up in the area. At one point in the day we ended up at the City Park and walking into the park...More

1  Thank dskid
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to the sculpture garden several times. It hasn't changed much in the last few years, but it's still pretty. It's nice to walk through to kill time and look around.

Thank RachaelRS530
Lakeview extends inland from the shores of Lake
Pontchartrain with much of the area reserved for
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
of culture and/or amusement as you would like. Beyond
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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" ...
Carolyn F
19 October 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.