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The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA

1 Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans, LA 70124
+1 504-658-4100
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1 Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans, LA 70124
+1 504-658-4100
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very close to Morning Call, so you can combine a stroll through the art with a good cup of coffee. There is no admission charge. Many city tours include this as a stop for a break. The setting is just delightful, with verdant lawns, moss...More

Thank GuitarBuilder
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a streetcar out to this sculpture garden and thought it was great! There are so many interesting pieces of art to see, shade to walk under, and plenty of benches to rest. Certainly worth the visit!

Thank mskackerman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I definitely had my favorites, but there were lots of lovely statues to look at and consider the meaning behind. My favorite were the trees with the enormous necklaces.

Thank Becky N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place for a stroll. I'd recommend getting there early if you wanted to photograph it without a to of people. Tip: Website says that they open at 10:00. I got there at 9:20 and the gate was already open!

Thank rodnak
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We ended up at the sculpture garden after discovering the art museum was closed, and we had a great time. Lovely, intimate settings allowed us to peruse each piece at our own pace and without crowds (it had been raining, which probably affected the number...More

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden was one of the highlights of the Grayline Super City Tour. It was indeed a pleasant surprise to tour the lush garden and see the amazing sculptures! Plenty of wonderful photo ops. The cafe provided a nice opportunity...More

Thank 155reneej
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The Besthoff Sculpture Garden was worthwhile to see. We were walking in the Besthoff Sculpture garden while attending an Easter Egg Hunt. Very impressive works of art. Well worth seeing. The community is very grateful that Sidney Besthoff and his wife donated those sculptures to...More

Thank Steven K
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This was one of the true highlights of our trip. A genuine must see..do not miss the nearby Museum of Art!!!!

Thank AaronFWA
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I can see why Gallerie magazine recently rated this place, designed by Lee Ledbetter and Sawyer/Bersen (the architects) as one of the ten most beautiful sculpture gardens in the world.It is open every day from 10 am on. Time spent here depends on how much...More

2  Thank Keith M
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Rain or shine, visiting this beautiful out door art exhibit is a treat. It's a wonderful place to browse or sit and enjoy.

Thank Kathie C
Lakeview extends inland from the shores of Lake
Pontchartrain with much of the area reserved for
family-friendly City Park. Home to the New Orleans
Museum of Art, the Besthoff Sculpture Garden, Carousel
Gardens Amusement Park, and the city’s own lush
Botanical Gardens, City Park is a New Orleans gem and
the perfect spot for outdoor fun with as much of a mix
of culture and/or amusement as you would like. Beyond
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Gloria K
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Response from Bryan H | Reviewed this property |
I did some further research ... and the official guidelines are "pets are not allowed" ...
Carolyn F
19 October 2016|
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Response from Kathryn W | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but my guess would be yes. Check the website for New Orleans Museum of Art.