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DeCordova Sculpture Park & Museum

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Beautiful park

We were visiting the in-laws and took a quick side trip to Lexington to pick up a family member... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Harold C
Richmond, Virginia
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A must

This park is a wonderful day out. The sculpture garden is fun to stroll through and the Museum had... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kasmira M
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The largest of its kind in New England, this sculpture park encompasses 35 acres, 20 miles northwest of Boston. The park features a constantly changing landscape of large-scale, outdoor, modern and contemporary sculpture and site-specific...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
51 Sandy Pond Rd, Lincoln, MA 01773-2600
+1 781-259-8355
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were visiting the in-laws and took a quick side trip to Lexington to pick up a family member... do we made a day trip plan of this sculpture museum and then Walden Pond. Needless to say, we did not make it to Walden.... The...More

1  Thank Harold C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is a wonderful day out. The sculpture garden is fun to stroll through and the Museum had some wonderful exhibitions.

Thank Kasmira M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Admission includes a large variety of outdoor, modern sculptures and a large indoor museum. It's all modern art. The outdoor sculptures are spread out around the property. The grounds are impeccably maintained. DeCordova is in a very beautiful, relaxed, and quiet setting. It's quite enjoyable...More

Thank globetraveler30
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This is a picturesque property, with wonderful modern sculptures dotting the landscape. The property is extremely well keep. Be aware that there are some steps to maneuver while touring the property. I have bad knees and it was a bit challenging for me, but the...More

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

What a gem! The outdoor sculptures were cool and fun to look at. The shady paths and pond were a beautiful setting. We took lots of pictures! The exhibits inside were very interesting too. There are elevators if you can’t do stairs. We went up...More

Thank Kathy c
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We arrived on a drizzly day which did not take away any of the enjoyment. Plenty of parking. There are outdoor sculpture: an old automobile playing some sort of a requiem to videos playing in the windows, hidden surprises to be found along the walking...More

Thank NottageCottageHawaii
Reviewed 9 July 2018

As you drive up you can see sculptures on the left and right. Then comes the cool booth where you pay your admission. The indoor museum has a number of floors of art that you will either like or not. The grounds go on forever...More

Thank grrprr
Reviewed 28 June 2018

The museum has grown from hosting modest exhibits in a house to a major sculpture park and modernist gallery. Its bold approach is not for those put off by modern art, but nevertheless the museum does an admirable job interpreting what it has on view....More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We came here with a group. The grounds are lovely and worth the $14 admission charge just for that. The exhibits were … well … interesting. I don't know much about art but I guess my tastes run more towards standard/classical art. Some of these...More

1  Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 28 May 2018

The DeCordova Sculpture Park was a great take on a beautiful day. The grounds are stunning and beautifully maintained. The views are wonderful and peaceful. We very much enjoyed walking around and exploring the grounds, but doubt we would go back again... A few of...More

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Julia H
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Response from garyb_10 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. We do not remember seeing any when we were there.
1 June 2017|
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Response from Elana E | Reviewed this property |
Four hours is more than enough. If weather permits, taking a guided trip of the Sculpture Park is great. I think 90 mins. for the inside exhibits is my personal limit. And it is worth taking some time in the gift shop.
26 December 2016|
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