Trip Planner:   USA  /  Minnesota  /  Shafer  /  Parks  /  Franconia Sculpture Park

Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer

(4.6/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web)
Franconia Sculpture Park is located in Shafer. Make Franconia Sculpture Park part of your personalized Shafer itinerary using our Shafer trip itinerary planner.
Create a full Shafer itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Shafer

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Minnesota by other users

6 days in Minneapolis & Los Angeles BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Saint Paul, Bloomington & Minneapolis BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 1 day in Elk River BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, kids, popular PREFERENCES: May, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 51 days in Saint Paul & Canada BY A USER FROM CANADA June, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Minnesota BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 24 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Minnesota BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Minneapolis BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 31 days in Minnesota BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Bloomington BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, kids, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: March, kids, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Myrtle Beach & Minneapolis BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Great place to take a walk through. Lots of interesting pieces and best of all -- it's free! Gets a bit muddy after rain pr snow melt, so be sure to wear appropriate footwear. 
  • Franconia is such a fun place to visit any time of year for all ages. Many of the sculptures are interactive and you can climb on. A few times a year they have music, art for kids and some food check ...  more »
  • We stopped in for a self tour, it started to drizzle, no problem for a donation we used one of their golf carts (with a roof) There are sculptures all over, spread out over 40 some acres. Like anythin...  more »
Google
  • Way better than I was expecting! There were dozens and dozens of interesting and unique pieces of sculpture to check out. A fairly easy (flat) walk around the property. Nice that they had some concessions available for purchase (including beer & wine) on live music Saturday. If you enjoy are (at all) it's definitely a good stop.
  • Great for outdoor family fun. Every time we come, we find something new. The sculptures are thought provoking. Some are funny, some are beautiful and some are just bizarre. A lot of creativity. The Art Park is free. The staff are friendly and, while they accept donations, they are not pushy about it. Easy to get there and worth the trip. I definitely recommend checking it out.
  • I love bringing my grandboys here! It's fun to look at all the unique sculptures and see their facial expressions as they try to figure out what it is they are seeing! It's free and hours can be spent here just looking around!
  • Had an awesome time stopping by here and wandering around. A lot of the sculptures here were absolutely bizarre and the descriptions are sometimes a laugh to read!
  • Super place to spend the day with family, friends, or co~workers. Makes for an interesting staff meeting! ;)