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Address: 3201 Vernon Blvd, Long Island City, NY 11106-4925
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You can admire the changing exhibits, or the spectacular view of Manhattan...

You can admire the changing exhibits, or the spectacular view of Manhattan in this park.

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Better for locals than tourists; a nice addition to the riverside areas

the sculpture park is purely a local delight. It's basically a park with a rotating stock of sculpture art. Kids and animals can run around (although dogs aren't technically... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Rudy R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the sculpture park is purely a local delight. It's basically a park with a rotating stock of sculpture art. Kids and animals can run around (although dogs aren't technically allowed off leash, but if they are behaved people don't care) and adults can sit and enjoy the river and city views. Even on a snowy day the park is fun.

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Thank Rudy R
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

this is a cool place to come in and get some relaxation time, sometimes free yoga happen there and sometimes just sun bathing is enough. also dogs can run leash free(but they are very nice dogs so dont worry) and ofc dont forget that the art around tihs park is something special, so always come by cause the art changes... More 

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Thank 502ericaf
Bad Ischl, Austria
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

A lovely place to relax and chill. Somewhere for children to run around and enjoy a safe area in a busy part of town.

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Thank Anastasia4820
New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Very peaceful place especially in summer to enjoy reading a book or just to walk around. It's worth popping in and often they have lots of events that run through the summer including movies in the evening.

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Millis, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Was in the area so thought I'd check it out. It was ok and has a nice location along the waterfront but I expected more I guess. Not a bad place to visit if in the area but I wouldn't go out of my way just to come here. Seems popular with locals walking their dogs

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Thank Skeets37
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

It's a public park, so keep your expectations lower as it's not a museum, however I love to come out here to enjoy the sculptures. I always bring guests here. It's completely free but still enjoyable for an hour picnic with a view of the water.

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Thank wanderlustingk
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Forget about Central Park. The most exciting park to visit in NYC is Socrates Sculpture Park in Queens. Don't let the fact that it is in Queens throw you off either. It is in the nicest area of Queens there is (Astoria. Even though it says Long Island City, it is known to the residents as being in Astoria.) Just... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

theres outdoor bathrooms and the sculptures are cool. nice view of the city and would be fun for kids

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Thank Peter R
New Jersey
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Short and sweet........small, empty, muddy mess of a park but view of NY is good. Very little sculpture to the garden and we paid for a cab to get there and back. Not sure where the took the beautiful pics online but this park looks nothing like them.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Has potential but not worth stopping here. Lack of sculptures. .Better off at bar watching sports or anywhere.

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