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Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin

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  • I've walked right past the Elisabet Ney Museum before and somehow didn't even see it! Luckily a friend took me to see the museum recently and I'm so glad she did. The museum is right in the middle of ...  more »
  • It is worth getting away from downtown Austin to visit this gem. The sculptures are terrific. The architecture is great. The staff is professional, friendly and knowledgeable.  more »
  • Very interesting story, which lead to more stories and connections to Texas history. Ney was a strong independent woman of talent, imagination, and intelligence. The building and the neighborhood was ...  more »
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  • An artistically independent woman before societies accepted such characteristics in a female. Abundantly talented and charismatic personality with a determined character...as she swayed many kings and dignitaries to sit long and numerous sittings for her to sculpt them. The castle is a treasure filled with her sculptures she created when she and her husband resided there beginning at the turn of the century.
  • Really nice museum, free to visit. Sculptures downstairs and the history of the home and area upstairs. Be sure to check out the decreed room on the 3rd floor and the extra gallery space on the first. There are sculptures around the property as well.
  • small and nice - don't have high expectations, it's not an extraordinary collection or anything, but if you are in the neighborhood or wanna do something for a couple of hours (specially with kids who like sculptures), do take a peek
  • Polka Apocalypse! Great festival. And beautiful house. Well worth a free tour
  • Beautiful building and art museum with walking trails around the property - must see on a visit to Austin

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