Urban Light at LACMA is one of The 13 Best Sculpture Gardens in Los Angeles.

1. Urban Light at LACMA

9.4
5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Sculpture Garden · Mid-City West · 46 tips and reviews

Kenny L.Kenny Liao: This work of art featuring 202 restored cast iron antique street lamps is a great place to take a date. It is usually easy to find street parking at night in the area.

Rafael O.Rafael Ochoa: A wonderful example of public art on display—it promotes physical interaction between the public and the assemblage sculpture.

Megan S.Megan Smith: A must-see when you're in LA.

UCLA Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden is one of The 13 Best Sculpture Gardens in Los Angeles.

2. UCLA Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden

9.0
Next To Young Research, Los Angeles, CA
Sculpture Garden · Westwood · 20 tips and reviews

Jessi R.Jessi Ray: Lovely place to study....beautiful scenery and a quiet atmosphere

UCLAUCLA: Named for UCLA's third chancellor, Murphy Sculpture Garden covers 5 acres and includes over 70 works of art by major sculptors from around the world. Read more.

Hammer MuseumHammer Museum: Due to campus activism in the 60s, UC Regents were nervous about Murphy’s plan to build an open gathering space with priceless art. Murphy insisted that students would embrace and protect it. Read more.

Levitated Mass is one of The 13 Best Sculpture Gardens in Los Angeles.

3. Levitated Mass

8.5
5905 Wilshire Blvd (LACMA), Los Angeles, CA
Sculpture Garden · Mid-City West · 27 tips and reviews

Chris R.Chris Rose: As others said, it's a big rock. Go in afternoon when the shadows are long and it's otherworldly. You can access the rock for free through the park.

LA WeeklyLA Weekly: Levitated Mass by Michael Heizer is where modern art and the Protestant work ethic weirdly intersect. A 340-ton granite megalith painstakingly transported from Riverside sits in a 456-foot-long slot! Read more.

ThrillistThrillist: Take hilarious and original Facebook photo holding up that giant rock. Then Instagram it. Then Twitpic it. Then Friendster Testimonial it.

UCLA Bruin Statue is one of The 13 Best Sculpture Gardens in Los Angeles.

4. UCLA Bruin Statue

8.4
Bruin Plz, Los Angeles, CA
Sculpture Garden · Westwood · 9 tips and reviews

UCLAUCLA: Guarding Bruin Plaza is our mascot "Joe." Check out the Bruin statue standing 6 ft. high and 10 ft. long, a 2-ton gift from the Alumni Association in celebration of the Association's 50th Anniversary! Read more.

UCLAUCLA: During the week before the big football game against USC, the bear is protected in heavy tarp with a sign reading, "The Bruin Bear is hibernating.”

Ben B.Ben B: rub his back paw if you need help passing exams

Earvin "Magic" Johnson Statue is one of The 13 Best Sculpture Gardens in Los Angeles.

5. Earvin "Magic" Johnson Statue

7.8
1111 S Figueroa St (at Chick Hearn Ct.), Los Angeles, CA
Sculpture Garden · South Park · 1 tip

Ahmad A.Ahmad Almani: One of the best NBA players ever to play

Watts Towers of Simon Rodia State Historic Park is one of The 13 Best Sculpture Gardens in Los Angeles.

6. Watts Towers of Simon Rodia State Historic Park

8.1
1765 E 107th St (at S Wilmington Ave), Los Angeles, CA
Sculpture Garden · Watts · 46 tips and reviews

Norma R.Norma Rosen: The GARDEN STUDIO with public artworks, a turtle pond, California Native Herbal Sankofa Labyrinth, and Italian Herbs is not to be missed. The Artists-in-Residence are currently creating mosaic art.

The StandardThe Standard: LA (See) Definitely worth the short drive into South Central LA. These folk art sculptures are iconic Los Angeles at its best.

HISTORYHISTORY: This collection of 17 interconnected structures were built by Italian immigrant Sabato Rodia over 33 years from 1921 to 1954. They were designated a National Historic Landmark in 1990.

Gateway to Hollywood is one of The 13 Best Sculpture Gardens in Los Angeles.

7. Gateway to Hollywood

7.8
Los Angeles, CA
Sculpture Garden · 4 tips and reviews

Lesli A.Lesli A: Note also - Beatles & Elvis' stars at base of sculpture

Julie W.Julie W.: Created by production designer and director, Catherine Hardwicke in '93 the gateway, also know as the four ladies statue is a tribute to the multi-ethnic ladies of Hollywood and depicts Mae West, Doro

Belinda R.Belinda Richmond: Man this place stays Busy

Hollywood Vertical Signpost is one of The 13 Best Sculpture Gardens in Los Angeles.

8. Hollywood Vertical Signpost

7.6
1905 Cahuenga Ave. (at Franklin Ave.), California
Sculpture Garden · 3 tips and reviews

www.samproof.tv @.www.samproof.tv @Samproof: Go get the best pizza on hollywood at village pizza

Mike P.Mike Pemberton: For some reason this has become a tourist attraction in LA. Not to be a person who makes fun of your stops on a tourist romp around LA, but this is just a decorative sign built a few years ago. Pass

Coyote S.Coyote Shivers: Cool changing colors sign in my hood. 😊

Hollywoodland Gates is one of The 13 Best Sculpture Gardens in Los Angeles.

9. Hollywoodland Gates

7.2
Beachwood (At the top), Los Angeles, CA
Sculpture Garden · 1 tip

Jesse B.Jesse Blanco: Please stop at stop signs in Beachwood.

Go for Broke Monument is one of The 13 Best Sculpture Gardens in Los Angeles.

10. Go for Broke Monument

7.1
Little Tokyo (at Alameda St & Temple St), Los Angeles, CA
Sculpture Garden · Little Tokyo · 1 tip

VansiVansi: Find your name here: http://www.goforbroke.org/visit/monument/monument_name_locator.php

Salsa & Beer is one of The 13 Best Sculpture Gardens in Los Angeles.

11. Salsa & Beer

8.4
11669 Sherman Way (at Lankershim Blvd), North Hollywood, CA
Mexican Restaurant · 88 tips and reviews

John S.John Stevenson: Amazing chips and dip leading into my spicy green steak burrito or the California burrito ... The most expensive thing on their menus is 12.95 ... But it is drop dead amazing

Amor H.Amor Hilton: Mmmm baby ;)

Hovo T.Hovo Tufenk: The tall server with the spikey hair, I'd smash lol!

LA96C Nike Missile Control Site is one of The 13 Best Sculpture Gardens in Los Angeles.

12. LA96C Nike Missile Control Site

8.0
off Mulholland Dr (W of Encino Hills Dr), Encino, CA
Scenic Lookout · 6 tips and reviews

South Park i.South Park in LA: Great place to hike to

EzraEzra: Say hi to everyone you pass on the trails. Keep the dirt friendly

Wesley H.Wesley Hein: Watch out for snakes.

CSUN Sign is one of The 13 Best Sculpture Gardens in Los Angeles.

13. CSUN Sign

7.9
California State University, Northridge (Nordhoff & Zelzah), Northridge, CA
General College & University · Northridge East · 3 tips and reviews

Cash K.Cash Kelley: So cool to see

Jessika .Jessika 🌹: 'No matter how you look at it ...' 😏

Cambridge Graduate U.Cambridge Graduate University: It was really Good....!!!!!!!!!!!!!!