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Pappajohn Sculpture Park reviews
If you like art and lots of different styles and/or mediums this is neat to see, stroll around, and enjoy a day. It was worth finding.
If you like art and lots of different styles and/or mediums this is neat to see, stroll around, and enjoy a day. It was worth finding. more »
Good trip. We arrived at approximately 1 pm and made our way towards the entrance of the sculpture park. We did have to pay for metered parking on the side of the street. The sculpture park was...
Good trip. We arrived at approximately 1 pm and made our way towards the entrance of the sculpture park. We did have to pay for metered parking on the side of the street. The sculpture park was... more »
Very awesome to take your time and meander, take pics of just enjoy the art. Spend as much or little time there with great views of the city as well.
Very awesome to take your time and meander, take pics of just enjoy the art. Spend as much or little time there with great views of the city as well. more »
Awesome park for people to enjoy some cool sculptures. Free admission, street parking all around the park for a small fee. The park is not very big but well maintained by the city. Some people complained in the reviews that all the sculptures are metals and plastics. It kinda has to be because the sculptures are outdoor and the materials has to be able to withstand the test of time. All the sculptures looks pretty new and it’s free to enjoy. The only thing that did bothered me was the amounts of homeless people walking and hanging around the park. I was alone at 9:30am and didn’t feel safe. When I got closed to the girl sculpture by one corner of the park; one homeless guy was yelling “it wasn’t me” repeatedly to me. I was a bit freaked out because there wasn’t anyone else close by at the moment. There was a few people on the other side of the park and some passing by cars though. Overall, I did enjoyed my visit at the sculpture park. I would highly recommend not going there alone if you are a woman.
LOVED it. gorgeous views. great distance between all sculptures! kids took amazing photos! sculptures are giants & look even better in person! aBout 70degrees , nice breeze , sunset walk , good views of the downtown city. SUMMER NIGHTS - awesome! the lights coming on around 8/9:00 near sculptures was such a scene. super beautiful! PEACEFUL resting/break space also!
We stopped in on our road trip and were lucky enough that the art festival was going on the same weekend. We had such an awesome time, we spent most of the day there. The sculpture park is awesome. Def recommended.
Beautiful park with quite a few sculptures in a large, open, green area. It was a great day to wander around and appreciate the artwork, even with the extreme winds. It's funny what one person sees in art versus what the creator had in mind. I was sure one of the sculptures was a dog rolling over, but apparently it's a person with one arm on the ground and a leg in the air. Several of the sculptures here appear very Burton-esque, like they could be in one if his movies, and we liked that very much. I highly recommend stopping here if you're in the area. Give yourself at least an hour to really take everything in. Many Pokestops and gyms here. This would be an excellent place for events.
I had a great experiencia visiting this Park. Sculptures are really beautiful. Lots of spots to take pictures and rest. Information about the art is readily available and you can learn several things as you walk and watch. All in all a very meaningful and fun visit.
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