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DeCordova Sculpture Park & Museum

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Excellent hidden treasure in Lexington MA

If one is in the area, it’s truly worth the visit. The sculptures in the park are very interesting... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bugasm101
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Beautiful art in a beautiful setting

The sculpture park alone is worth the price of admission with it's impressive art. But, inside is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DonJM
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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
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51 Sandy Pond Rd, Lincoln, MA 01773-2600
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Let me start with the downside - the museum. I was expecting much more from several floors of art. A good part of it was dedicated to an artist who works in plaster. One the upside - where I spent most of my afternoon -...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If one is in the area, it’s truly worth the visit. The sculptures in the park are very interesting for adults and kids as well. There is a museum, interesting, with different temporary exhibits. One can spend a good two hours visiting and even having...More

Thank bugasm101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The sculpture park alone is worth the price of admission with it's impressive art. But, inside is just as impressive with multiple galleries.

Thank DonJM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were riding our bicycle past the DeCordova, never having visited it before. We glanced in, saw some very cool pieces, and decided to ride in. We didn't have much time, so we weren't going to buy tickets, but some other cyclists...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was there in early February. It had snowed a little so the park was covered in just the right amount of snow where you could see the beautiful scenery as well as the sculptures. Definitely a must go!

Thank Portia A
Reviewed August 17, 2018 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

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Reviewed August 5, 2018

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 August 1, 2018

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 July 16, 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 July 14, 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
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Julia H
May 5, 2018|
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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.
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cnydancingqueen
June 1, 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.
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GailGermany
December 26, 2016|
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Response from debduca2016 | Reviewed this property |
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