MoMA Sculpture Garden is one of The 15 Best Sculpture Gardens in New York City.

1. MoMA Sculpture Garden

9.2
11 W 53rd St, New York, NY
Sculpture Garden · Midtown East · 21 tips and reviews

María B.María Bello: It is a must to see at New York. I feel happy here. I like the sculptures, the fountains and the trees. A marvelous enviroment.

Léna Le RollandLéna Le Rolland: This place is incredible, beautiful and peaceful ! Totally fell in love w/ few years ago. I could spend hours and hours by the fountain...

Ignacio D.Ignacio Dominis: The best place in the city to disconnect a little bit and relax.

Central Park - Group of Bears is one of The 15 Best Sculpture Gardens in New York City.

2. Central Park - Group of Bears

8.5
5th Ave - Pat Hoffman Friedman Playground (at E 79th St), New York, NY
Sculpture Garden · Central Park · 7 tips and reviews

Chris T.Chris Thurber: Another great lunch spot in the park!

Mandola JoeMandola Joe: Paul Manship, the sculptor, also created Prometheus, at Rockefeller Center, and the Lehman Gates to the Central Park Children's Zoo, among many other public art works.

Will G.Will Gibson: Congratulations to the new mayor!

Literary Walk is one of The 15 Best Sculpture Gardens in New York City.

3. Literary Walk

8.6
The Mall (at East Dr), New York, NY
Sculpture Garden · Central Park · 12 tips and reviews

Marc B.Marc Birnbach: Lose yourself in Central Park & rediscover your inner child, romantic, adventurer, athlete, & anything you miss about you. The magic is all around you as soon as you step out of nYc & onto its paths Read more.

nycgonycgo: So called because it's lined with statues of writers William Shakespeare, Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott and Fitz-Greene Halleck—and Christopher Columbus, often referred to here as "the odd man out." Read more.

Simon & SchusterSimon & Schuster: “I like to think of it as one of the places I keep myself. That way if I ever lose myself, I’ll know where to go back and find me." -Abby of GOODNIGHT TWEETHEART by bestselling author Teresa Medeiros. Read more.

Silverstein Family Park is one of The 15 Best Sculpture Gardens in New York City.

4. Silverstein Family Park

7.8
Barcley St (at Greenwich St), New York, NY
Sculpture Garden · Tribeca · 4 tips and reviews

Bumbsy M.Bumbsy M.: Park has improved considerably under my mayorship. I will continue to lead it with a ferocity this park has never seen! I will not stop until Central Park is known as "that other park"!

Beverley H.Beverley Hutchins: Always nice to find a tranquil spot in the midst of downtown Manhattan!!

Tom P.Tom Power: Excellent lunch spot when working at freedom tower

Two Too Large Tables - Hudson River Park is one of The 15 Best Sculpture Gardens in New York City.

5. Two Too Large Tables - Hudson River Park

7.5
West Side Hwy (W 29th St), New York, NY
Sculpture Garden · Chelsea · 1 tip

Dan S.Dan Steingart: Great view, functional art

Maine Monument is one of The 15 Best Sculpture Gardens in New York City.

6. Maine Monument

7.3
Central Park, New York, NY
Sculpture Garden · Central Park · 2 tips and reviews

✨#IamRomdelacrème✨✨#IamRomdelacrème✨: The monument was sculpted by Attilio Picarelli in 1913. This monument was raised in honor of the 260 U.S. soldiers who lost their life in the Battle Ship Maine in February 15, 1888 in Habana, Cuba.

Bob M.Bob Matsuoka: Perfect place to hang on a sunny day!

Private Passage is one of The 15 Best Sculpture Gardens in New York City.

7. Private Passage

7.5
Hudson River Park, Pier 96 (12th Ave & W 55th St), New York, NY
Sculpture Garden · Hell's Kitchen · 1 tip

Kathryn Y.Kathryn Yu: This distinctive sculpture consists of a 30’ x 8’6” wine bottle resting on its side, with interiors taken from a stateroom of the original ocean liner, RMS Queen Mary.

Joan of Arc Island is one of The 15 Best Sculpture Gardens in New York City.

8. Joan of Arc Island

7.1
Riverside and 93rd, New York, NY
Sculpture Garden · Upper West Side · 7 tips and reviews

G D.G Daniell: It's a nice & quiet place to relax and take your mind off stress,cold in the winter since you're near the river,a historical site on the Salem witch trials

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Joan of Arc statue by Anna Vaughn Hyatt. Sculpted with historically accurate 15th century armor. Pedestal contains blocks from Tower of Roen (where Joan held before being executed). More info in blog. Read more.

Gillian S.Gillian S: If your dog is a ratter, might not be the best place to walk after dark. Lots of nice for pups to catch!

Elizabeth Street Garden is one of The 15 Best Sculpture Gardens in New York City.

9. Elizabeth Street Garden

9.4
209 Elizabeth St (btwn Prince & Spring St), New York, NY
Garden · NoLita · 28 tips and reviews

Ben D.Ben Drucker: Hidden gem in Nolita - sometimes there's live music in the summer

Yera H.Yera Ha: Awesome spot to bring your lunch and take a break from the craziness of the city.

Noah W.Noah Weiss: Hidden Nolita sculpture park gem. Free vinyasa yoga every Sunday at 10am.

Four Freedoms Park is one of The 15 Best Sculpture Gardens in New York City.

10. Four Freedoms Park

9.3
1 FDR Four Freedoms Park (Roosevelt Island), New York, NY
Park · Roosevelt Island · 49 tips and reviews

Marius W.Marius Watz: A true hidden gem, this park features monumental architecture with an amazing location in the middle of the East River. The tram across Manhattan is worth it on its own.

Christen R. - DivasandDorks.comChristen R. - DivasandDorks.com: Explore all of the hidden optical illusions of the park...there are more than ten illusional views to choose from.

NYC: The Official GuideNYC: The Official Guide: The late architect Louis Kahn designed the site in a triangular shape to draw focus toward the southern tip of the island, which is where a bronze bust of Roosevelt by sculptor Jo Davidson is located.

UNICEF Snowflake is one of The 15 Best Sculpture Gardens in New York City.

11. UNICEF Snowflake

6.8
(W57th Street), New York, NY
Sculpture Garden · Midtown East · 4 tips and reviews

UNICEF USAUNICEF USA: The original snowflake, a New York attraction since 1984, was dedicated to UNICEF by the Stonbely family in 2002. Read more.

Charles P.Charles Photoframd: It's a shame that people do not know this snowflake is to support UNICEF. See link for details. Read more.

Merz G.Merz G: Love snowflakes!

Abraham Lincoln Statue is one of The 15 Best Sculpture Gardens in New York City.

12. Abraham Lincoln Statue

8.9
Union Square Park (at 16th Street Walkway), New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Union Square · 3 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: The Republican organization known as the Union League Club sponsored this bronze of Lincoln by sculptor Henry Kirke Brown (1814 - 1886).

DomDom: Get there early

Kimmie O.Kimmie Ohh: Commemorate our 16th President. Isn't it a coincidence that his statue is by 16th St? :P

Harlem Art Park is one of The 15 Best Sculpture Gardens in New York City.

13. Harlem Art Park

8.2
E 120th St, New York, NY
Park · East Harlem · 2 tips and reviews

NYC Percent for ArtNYC Percent for Art: Do not miss the very first Percent for Art project located right here! "Growth," by Jorge Luis Rodriguez, was dedicated in 1985. Find out more: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dcla/html/panyc/rodrigue.shtml

md l.md lewis: serenity in the city

Louise Nevelson Plaza is one of The 15 Best Sculpture Gardens in New York City.

14. Louise Nevelson Plaza

8.0
10 Liberty St (William st), New York, NY
Park · Financial District · 5 tips and reviews

HUGO BOSSHUGO BOSS: After falling into disrepair in recent years, this park, featuring seven sculptures by the great postwar sculptor that bears its name, has been immaculately restored by the city.

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Formerly named Legion Memorial Square before 1977 when became 1st public space in NYC named for an artist. Seven black steel sculptures titled "Shadows and Flags" by Nevelson. More info in blog.<LINK> Read more.

ArtNerdNewYorkArtNerdNewYork: Russian born Louise Nevelson began her shallow relief sculptures in the 1930s. She moved from studying in New York to Munich to assist Diego Rivera, causing a huge rift between the artist Read more.

Chase Manhattan Plaza is one of The 15 Best Sculpture Gardens in New York City.

15. Chase Manhattan Plaza

7.8
Pine Street (Btw Nassau and William Streets), New York, NY
Plaza · Financial District · 2 tips and reviews

EugeneEugene: One of the best places in the area to have lunch on a nice day!

Abigail A.Abigail Argersinger: Great place to eat lunch on a summer day.