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Laumeier Sculpture Park

12580 Rott Rd, St. Louis, Missouri 63127 USA

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“unmissable sculpture garden!”

Laumeier Sculpture Park. Park in the lot, then walk to the right (south side) of the building. The eyeball is there, hidden behind some trees. In 1968, Mrs. Matilda Laumeier bequeathed the first 72 acres of the future Laumeier Sculpture Park, together with a large story-and-a-half house of cut stone, to the people of St. Louis County in memory of her husband, Henry H. Laumeier, for the benefit of the greater St. Louis metropolitan area. In 1975, the park was proposed as a possible site for the exhibition of sculpture and the concept of Laumeier Sculpture Park emerged. Catapulted by a collaborative of citizen leaders in the arts, education and business communities, Laumeier Sculpture Park, 501(c)3, was incorporated in September 1977; over the years it has grown to 105-acres. Laumeier Sculpture Park today has over 300,000 visitors annually.Accredited by the American Association of Museums, Laumeier Sculpture Park is today an institution of international significance. The institution itself is one of a handful of open-air museums around the world and a unique compliment to the cultural landscape of the St. Louis region. Laumeier provides high-quality learning experiences for the greater St. Louis community and for visitors from all over the world. The many changing exhibitions, concerts, educational programs, lectures and special events developed at Laumeier Sculpture Park for all to enjoy support the mission of the institution.Throughout the years, Laumeier has been the beneficiary of a long list of generous individuals and corporations who helped develop Laumeier into what it is today. Our Founders List is on view inside the museum and on the Museum Terrace.

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Andrea M.

It's sort of a hidden gem per our local friend. You get a nice hike through the woods that are shaded and also get to enjoy interesting artwork throughout. Once you're done with the wooded area,... Read more

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Rachel W.

You've gotta see the Laumeier Sculpture Park if you're in St. Louis. I'm not sure there is anything else like in in the US - it's just that memorable. I last visited the sculpture park when I was... Read more

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Natalya R.

I came here last week with my dog to explore a new park in the STL area. When I came here, the weather was cool and gloomy, which was decent for going for a long walk. Since I came the day after a... Read more

Laumeier Sculpture Park

12580 Rott Rd
St. Louis, Missouri
63127 USA
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