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Address: 8431 Waldrick Rd SE, Olympia, WA 98501
Phone Number: +1 360-264-2408
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Monarch Sculpture Park, a non-profit space for the visual arts and Nature...

Monarch Sculpture Park, a non-profit space for the visual arts and Nature Conservation. Located in Thurston County near Olympia, Washington, the park is being acquired by Creekside Conservancy in Spring 2015. The park will continue its legacy of fine art and sculpture while putting aside 65 acres for wildlife and preservation. New programs and projects are being created to merge art and conservation in exciting ways!

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Unexpected Joy

My wife and I stumbled upon this gem while riding the Chelais Western Bike Trail. Thy are currently trying to reopen the buildings and reestablish an active site. However, the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 October 2014
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2014

My wife and I stumbled upon this gem while riding the Chelais Western Bike Trail. Thy are currently trying to reopen the buildings and reestablish an active site. However, the sculpture gardens are open and they are wonderful--if somewhat overgrown. There are many, many large freestanding sculptures scattered over the grounds. Well worth a visit.

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Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

I ride my bike on the Western trail and this little park was always a delight to go to. I went recently and found that they had closed. Too bad, it was a fun break on the bike trail.

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2 Thank Patti F
Olympia, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2013

This is a pretty neat site with metal sculptures as big as a house. They are distributed all over the property. There is an art center that can accommodate school groups and all kinds of metal instruments. It is a great place for a picnic and connects with the Chehalis Western Trail. According to the website, which does not seem... More 

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Thank Foodie T
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2013

it the middle of a prairie. This is a sculpture garden with artwork from all over the world. The owner is a international artist. The stuff is beautiful and extraordinary. There is an annual party with an art show, dancers, singers..like I said ...in the middle of a prairie. This is the most extraordinary place. Please go.

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2 Thank Laural90210
OLYMPIA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

This is a great place to take a troop or other group of kids for free. They accept donations to keep it running. Lots of cool stuff to explore.

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Thank MEAGAN R
East Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2013

I hope they reopen, because this is one of the amazing places in our city, tha other small cities don't have.

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Thank KarenLucas
Tenino, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2013

You may be able to access it, but you should know that it has been closed for about a year now. Nothing is being maintained.

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Olympia, Washington
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2012

Just looked like a bunch of mismatched garbage. make it sound like it's beautiful and there was nothing about it I found interesting.

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1 Thank KiT58653
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2012 via mobile

Curious after reading about Monarch Sculpture Park, we decided to drive out before leaving Olympia for home. You just have to keep driving and eventually you'll find it, on the property behind a house along a paved bike path. Some of the sculptures were very interesting and we were looking forward to the maze. Unfortunately much of the park is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2012

I had a bunch of fun here. The price was extremely reasonable and the sculptures were fantastic. It was fun for my whole family. Kids especially likes the prayer flag tree. A bit out of the way but worth it.

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