Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle

3.7
#11 of 48 in Parks in Seattle
Spreading across about 3.4 ha (8.5 acres), Olympic Sculpture Park is dotted with approximately 20 modern outdoor art creations made of materials such as steel, wood, glass, bronze, and granite and built between 1965 and 2014. You can visit a climate-controlled room with an 18 m (60 ft) long decaying wooden log that hosts various life forms, which you can observe under a magnifying glass. See a 3.5 m (11.5 ft) typewriter eraser, and look for a bright white, 14 m (46 ft) tall head that represents a mountain nymph from Greek mythology. Make your Seattle itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • A nice park with interesting sculptures and no charge for touring through. Great to do on a nice day.  more »
  • Olympic Sculpture Park on Seattle’s waterfront that, once known as Skid Row, has been repurposed and now features artwork such as Alexander Calder’s spider like sculpture “Eagle.” I did learn that 1% ...  more »
  • I wish everyday was summer in Seattle! Amazing views of water. Very relaxing. You can take a long walk or a short walk and still see the water!  more »
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  • Prominent public art is an awesome addition to/improvement upon any place, in my opinion. I absolutely love to see artwork in cities, and each of the lovely sculptures available here for public admiration are truly one of a kind. But don't just take my word for it- go have a look for yourself! Time well spent, guaranteed.
  • Good for a nice walk around some modern art. Good views of the Sound. The explanations for the sculptures are interesting enough and the main piece, which is a classic Richard Serra piece is amazing. Can't be beaten at the price (free).
  • A fun place to walk around. Stunning views and lots of cool sculptures. Close to food and waterfront shopping. Wish it had more places to sit, but still, there is a lot to see and plenty of open, green picnic space.
  • Beautiful water front walk. Great views of Mt. Rainer and Olympics on clear days. Great trails as well as atmosphere. Awsome place to stroll with friends or a loved one.
  • I was expecting a sculpture park and instead found a park with some sculptures. A nice enough place. And the sculptures that were there were enjoyable. It just didn't even come close to meeting expectations in terms of number of art exhibits.
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