Umlauf Sculpture Garden And Museum

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  • Address: 605 Robert E Lee Rd, Austin, TX 78704, United States
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1512-4455582
  • Ticket Price: 5 USD
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Garden, Walking Area, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot, Nature, Green House

With statues of bronze and stone being nuzzled be fresh, green grass, you can expect to see art and nature complement each other harmoniously in the Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum. It’s amongst these beautiful bushes one can find 20th century American sculptor Charles Umlauf’s exquisite creations. Expect to find exhibitions that change according to the season, ample space for lovely little garden parties and numerous stunning works of art by different artists from Austin and beyond.

Before being transformed into the work of art that stands today, this 4-acre space originally contained a few small ponds used by soldiers during the 1930s and 1940s. They were left forgotten for the next four decades after that and in 1991 the property was turned into a sculpture garden. American sculptor Charles Umlauf presented a collection of beautiful creations to the city of Austin and these were placed amongst the green grass, waterfall and streams. Eventually, the garden became home to the sculptor’s personal sculpture garden.

Today, this garden is a quiet haven away from the hustle of the city. The gentle sounds of the bubbling waterfall and trickling streams drown out traffic and general city noises. The soft grass replaces hard concrete and the glittering statuettes that pepper the ground are a lovely change to traffic cones and street lamps. Many of the plants and pathways were grown and dug out by Umlauf’s family members, making the visit here a great way to have an intimate experience with the sculptor.

Besides the garden’s namesake, there are also a few other sculptors whose creations feature here. With all this natural beauty intertwined with delicately designed man-made creations, it’s no wonder that the Sculpture Garden sees all kinds of visitors. Picnickers, joggers, art enthusiasts, artists, young couples and those seeking a venue for garden parties and engagements are drawn here, and rarely leave disappointed, and neither will you.

Umlauf Sculpture Garden And Museum Travel Tips

  • Accept credit cards.
  • Wheelchair accessible.
  • Beware the mosquitoes!
  • Bring a blanket to sit on if you want to lounge around.

Entrance Ticket Details For Umlauf Sculpture Garden And Museum

  • General: $5
  • Students: $1
  • Under 12: Free
  • Free for Children, Military and Members.

Umlauf Sculpture Garden And Museum Hours

  • You can visit the place around 10:00 am.

How to Reach Umlauf Sculpture Garden And Museum

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  • By Taxi: Yellow Cab, Phone- 512-452-9999.
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  • Umlauf Sculpture Garden And Museum Address: 605 Robert E Lee Rd, Austin, TX 78704, United States
  • Umlauf Sculpture Garden And Museum Contact Number: +1512-4455582
  • Umlauf Sculpture Garden And Museum Timing: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Umlauf Sculpture Garden And Museum Price: 5 USD
  • Time required to visit Umlauf Sculpture Garden And Museum: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 26.79% of people who visit Austin include Umlauf Sculpture Garden And Museum in their plan

  • 66.67% of people start their Umlauf Sculpture Garden And Museum visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Umlauf Sculpture Garden And Museum

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