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Monarch Sculpture Park

8431 Waldrick Rd SE, Olympia, WA 98501
+1 360-264-2408
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Lots of fun in the country

Really cool, whimsical sculpture garden that goes on and on. I loved a bunch of the exhibits...not... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2015
Jack C
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hollywood, california
Unexpected Joy

My wife and I stumbled upon this gem while riding the Chelais Western Bike Trail. Thy are... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2014
Zagtraveller
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Portland, Oregon
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  • Average25%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“bike trail” (5 reviews)
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8431 Waldrick Rd SE, Olympia, WA 98501
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+1 360-264-2408
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Reviewed 30 April 2015

Really cool, whimsical sculpture garden that goes on and on. I loved a bunch of the exhibits...not museum quality for the most part, but really excellent displays and settings. Worth the drive!

Thank Jack C
Reviewed 1 October 2014

My wife and I stumbled upon this gem while riding the Chelais Western Bike Trail. Thy are currently trying to reopen the buildings and reestablish an active site. However, the sculpture gardens are open and they are wonderful--if somewhat overgrown. There are many, many large...More

3  Thank Zagtraveller
Reviewed 1 July 2014

I ride my bike on the Western trail and this little park was always a delight to go to. I went recently and found that they had closed. Too bad, it was a fun break on the bike trail.

2  Thank Patti F
Reviewed 26 November 2013

This is a pretty neat site with metal sculptures as big as a house. They are distributed all over the property. There is an art center that can accommodate school groups and all kinds of metal instruments. It is a great place for a picnic...More

Thank Foodie T
Reviewed 23 October 2013

it the middle of a prairie. This is a sculpture garden with artwork from all over the world. The owner is a international artist. The stuff is beautiful and extraordinary. There is an annual party with an art show, dancers, singers..like I said ...in the...More

2  Thank Laural90210
Reviewed 29 July 2013

This is a great place to take a troop or other group of kids for free. They accept donations to keep it running. Lots of cool stuff to explore.

Thank MEAGAN R
Reviewed 25 May 2013

I hope they reopen, because this is one of the amazing places in our city, tha other small cities don't have.

Thank KarenLucas
Reviewed 9 February 2013

You may be able to access it, but you should know that it has been closed for about a year now. Nothing is being maintained.

Thank Catholiccoug
Reviewed 4 September 2012

Just looked like a bunch of mismatched garbage. make it sound like it's beautiful and there was nothing about it I found interesting.

1  Thank KiT58653
Reviewed 21 July 2012 via mobile

Curious after reading about Monarch Sculpture Park, we decided to drive out before leaving Olympia for home. You just have to keep driving and eventually you'll find it, on the property behind a house along a paved bike path. Some of the sculptures were very...More

3  Thank Altamira2022
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