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Address: 200 N Lewis St, Summerville, GA 30747-5823
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My son and his fiancee got married here. There is so much there to see . It was amazing what you can do with what most would consider junk. The mirror tree house was my favorite... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 November 2016
Sandra S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

My son and his fiancee got married here. There is so much there to see . It was amazing what you can do with what most would consider junk. The mirror tree house was my favorite part.

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Thank Sandra S
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Well when I saw the outside of Paradise Garden I laughed and wondered what on earth had we come to. To say the place is strange is an understatement, but as you go round and see everthing you become amazed by the work and vision of one man. Some of the art work moved me at a level that was... More 

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Willingdon, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We had to visit as could not believe what we had been told. This must be one of the most unique and a bit odd art /life exhibitions you will ever see. The only downside is that some of the best pieces are in Atlanta.

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Thank nick e
New Orleans, Louisiana
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101 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

They say art is in the eye of the beholder. We benefited from watching the brief video on Mr. Finster's life and experiences. This really gave me more insight into his personality and I think this helped me to understand and appreciate his talent. It was definitely different and I am glad I came for the visit.

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Thank patstnt0721
Crandall, GA
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267 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

If you think that broken bottles shoved into concrete is art than this place is for you. If you think broken records hanging on the wall and broken dishes shoved into concrete then this place is for you. If you find piles of rusted bicycle tires and chicken wire towers filled with broken ceramic plates and trash interesting then this... More 

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Thank LisaandBruce
Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

This place is worth a visit. They have cleaned it up considerably since I was there last several years ago. It's different, fun, quirky and interesting. Highly recommended!

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Thank samartini48
Staunton, Virginia
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

My fiancee and I are avid collectors of outsider art / art brut, so Howard Finster is well known to us. Finster is the Renior, the Van Gogh, the Davinci, the Rothko of the outsider art world. Not an art fan? How about the fact he designed album covers for both REM and Talking Heads?! And if Finster's works aren't... More 

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Thank jatkins702
Medan, Indonesia
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Very worth the trip but a little disappointing that almost none of his paintings were there. The miniature garden at the end is the best. My 10month old looked around like she was in Disneyland already.

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Thank Charlotte B
Rome, Georgia
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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This is a must see for folk art lovers, and those interested in history in general. I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Finster several times, and am glad his home has been preserved.

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Thank Blake S
south jersey, nj
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

This is a very interesting place to visit. I agree with another reviewer in that it may not be for everyone, though. If you are the type of person who views things for the spirit of what you are viewing, and like the story behind it, you will enjoy this. I loved it! There are some really beautiful and funky... More 

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