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West Street Sculpture Park

619 S Dodge St, Galena, IL 61036-2507
+1 815-777-9591
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Fun unique place to visit!

This is a fun place to visit, only takes about 20-30 minutes. A man has been building art out of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Leigh Ann W
Algonquin, Illinois
fun stop maybe 15 minutes long

giving a totally new spin on recycling and showing a lot of creative uses - my kids both loved it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Maureen J
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619 S Dodge St, Galena, IL 61036-2507
+1 815-777-9591
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fun place to visit, only takes about 20-30 minutes. A man has been building art out of junk in his backyard for 40 years. His pieces are unique and fun to see.

Thank Leigh Ann W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

giving a totally new spin on recycling and showing a lot of creative uses - my kids both loved it and i found some cool ideas for sculptures.

Thank Maureen J
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Enjoyed seeing the various pieces at this sculpture park. The area was well mowed but the mosquitos were very bad and left with quite a few bites. It would have been helpful to have more information available about the various pieces that we were able...More

Thank MissS4
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We stopped by the Sculpture Park on our way out of town. We were greeted by the owner/artist and we spent some relaxing moments exploring the grounds and art work. I would recommend it for almost anyone. If you're not a fan of this kind...More

Thank jingles5
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

It is off the beaten path but worth the trip . The imagination and time this person dedicated to awesome.

Thank dotwolver
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This was such a welcome surprise. We drove down the road and parked the car. Then we just wandered about. There were so many wonderful, imaginative metal sculptures. We loved it.

Thank myobsession
Reviewed 13 October 2016

If you like outdoor art this is the place! Many sculptures to see, a bit quirky but worth the 5 minute drive from town. Lots trails with art, wear walking shoes!

1  Thank Tina S
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I'm not too much of a metal sculpture person but this was interesting and right in Galena. Gentleman makes sculptures out of old parts.

1  Thank dreed560
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We only had a few minutes before a tour and then it started raining so we were not able to spend as much time as we liked. But, it is a very neat spot for anyone who is artistic, creative, or who just wants to...More

1  Thank Illinoisnow
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We were able to meet the artist, John, and visit with him in his studio. It was a beautiful day to take our time and wander about. John encouraged is to take all the photos we wanted. We even had five deer pop out of...More

1  Thank Carrie H
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