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Reviewed February 12, 2019

This garden is a must see if you are in the downtown SLC area. The different monuments, statues, walkways are such a tribute to the man who created this space. We were so delighted to be there last Easter, families gathered, food was shared and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed February 6, 2019

While waiting for my flight to Phoenix after a weekend of skiing in Park City, Utah, I had several hours to kill so I went to Trolley Square for lunch and shopping. Wandering around the neighborhood, I came upon a very unique sculpture garden open...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 27, 2019

Its quite difficult to find using google maps but when you do get to see this small space its just a funky place to visit which is would be a quick visit for anyone wanting to see this

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed January 13, 2019

We had never been since it became a city park. Winter isn't the best time to see it, but we had an out-of-town visitor. It helps to go to the web site first to learn the iconography. There's not a ton of explanation at the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Wesley S
Reviewed January 10, 2019

This is tucked away in an area that appears something like you shouldn't be going back there. I was warned this ahead of time, but still very hesitant to enter what felt like breaking into somebody's back yard! But after you step through the gate,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Worth a quick visit to get into the mind of one unique and committed sculptor. Most photographed is the fun irreverent Sphinx with the head of Joseph Smith, the founder of the Church of Jesus’s Christ of Latter-Day Saints. My favorite was the (not particularly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

It is a sculpture park but very small and only a few sculptures. Feels like you are in someone’s back yard. Parking is free. Save your time.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

Our sat nav took us to the address. Couldnt see anything. Went up the street and turned around. Still couldnt see anything. Maybe some signs would help

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank confusedAussie
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Boring, small, and unusual. Not for my taste. Don’t waste your time. Just check out the pictures instead.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

This is a very unusual place. We came to see the Joseph Smith Sphinx we had heard rumors about. It is indeed real and it is here. This is a free small outdoor park/gardens. It is easy to miss from the street as it is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Dave T
October 7, 2017|
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Response from SueCopinga | Reviewed this property |
It has been our experience that the Garden's have hours but they are not very strict about them. Sometimes there is someone there to greet you and at other times there is not. However, the gate is almost always open and you... More
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Response from HoleySneakers | Reviewed this property |
This is from the website: The public is invited to visit the garden seven days a week. There is no admission charge. Walking tour brochures are available at the garden. Visiting hours: April/September – 8 am to 8 pm... More
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