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Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens

253 Barcelona Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401-7707
+1 561-832-5328
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Beautiful

The gardens themselves are worth the price of admission, which at $15 is steep. The studio was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Grizlette
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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Our Great Aunt’s Sculpture gardens

We decided to go and check out our great aunt Ann s sculpture gardens after we did family research... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jamie S
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The Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, Inc. is an IRS-recognized 501(c)(3) operating foundation established in 1977 by the prominent sculptor Ann Weaver Norton (1905-1982). The organization is devoted to exhibiting works of other artists, preserving the founder’s studio, historic home and displaying her monumental sculptures in a secluded urban preserve where a notable collection of rare palms is continually being developed.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“palm trees” (13 reviews)
“art studio” (3 reviews)
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253 Barcelona Rd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401-7707
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+1 561-832-5328
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"palm trees"
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"interesting sculptures"
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"art studio"
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"larger than life"
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"quiet residential street"
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"sculpture museum"
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"serve lunch"
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"patio area"
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"private residence"
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"winding paths"
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"during season"
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"works of art"
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"entrance fee"
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"on display"
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"small museum"
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"for sale"
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"artists"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The gardens themselves are worth the price of admission, which at $15 is steep. The studio was great, various mediums and styles, and hard to believe they were all created by one person. What a talent! I also really liked just sitting by the water...More

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ANSGWPB, Manager at Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go and check out our great aunt Ann s sculpture gardens after we did family research- our grandma Rose didn’t say much about her because they don t really talk to each other. While we were taking care of her, She mentioned...More

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ANSGWPB, Manager at Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you came for a visit, everyone was so thrilled to meet you all!

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Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised by this place. The lady at the front desk was interesting, and the grounds are gorgeous. Very impressive works of art, and amazing nature.

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ANSGWPB, Manager at Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review! We are so glad you and your son enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed March 11, 2018

My cousin and I visited on a gorgeous afternoon,touring the gardens and settling in for lunch in a beautiful outdoor setting overlooking the gardens and water. Reservations are highly recommended as there are only a few tables. The menu was fresh and delicious. The hostess...More

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ANSGWPB, Manager at Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad you enjoyed your time at the Gardens.

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

A pleasant little oasis of tranquility with a number of large monolithic permanent sculptures and a fairly frequently changing exhibit of smaller works nestled amid some large uncommon palm and bamboo plants. There is also a exhibition of paintings in the entrance building. A pleasant...More

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ANSGWPB, Manager at Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to give us such a nice review!

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Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

I went with my 90 year old mother-in-law and had such a beautiful time. Wednesday through Sunday during season they serve lunch in this gorgeous little patio area. This food was light and fresh and wonderful. It was a perfect 10 way!! I felt so...More

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ANSGWPB, General Manager at Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review, we are so glad you had such a nice day at the Gardens!

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Reviewed February 21, 2018

After reading so much hype about this site, we decided to visit it after attending the Antiques and Art Show last weekend. WE ARE GLAD WE DIDN'T MAKE A SPECIAL TRIP, because after a visit we could only summon up Peggy Lee's song "Is That...More

Thank Jerry J
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ANSGWPB, Public Relations Manager at Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2018

We are sorry that you did not enjoy your visit to the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens.

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Reviewed February 5, 2018

This is always a wonderful place to unwind, sit a while and read, or just take a leisurely stroll and enjoy the art and gardens. I say thank you to the very wise benefactors who have successfully kept it from any commercial development.

Thank Donna B
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ANSGWPB, Manager at Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2018

Thank you for you kind review! We love providing an urban sanctuary for our visitors.

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Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

A very beautiful spot for art lovers. They exhibit differwnt artwork during the year but the garden is full of the work of Ann Norton. They serve lunch as well.

Thank Marwa A
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ANSGWPB, Manager at Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2018

Thank you for your review, we are so glad you enjoyed your time here!

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Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

Ann Norton lived in the house, worked in the studio her husband built for her, and sculpted a number of works in the garden. The museum also features revolving exhibits of other work by contemporary artists and sculptors - all items for sale. Donna and...More

Thank Mark W
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ANSGWPB, Guest Relations Manager at Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your day and agree our docents are outstanding!

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Fransheska T
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It is not a big place... depending on your pace it could be seen in a period of 30 minutes to an hour.
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Agree that everyone will experience differently. The costs of maintaining the house and gardens must be significant. (See mission below.) Considering that in the tri-state area a senior discount ticket to see a movie is... More
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