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Inspiring destination!

This was a welcome diversion from shopping! Quiet, reflective place with an amazing story! Please... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
CentralMEgirl
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Central Maine
You'll be inspired...but also feel like you haven't done enough with your life

To see one man's vision represented in such detail and equally well maintained is inspiring. The... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Todd W
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New York City, New York
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This sculpture park was intended to house the works of the designer, but the setting itself became the artist's masterwork. It is possible to visit by appointment on non-open days.
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50 Fite Rd, Saugerties, NY 12477-3260
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All reviews harvey fite stone work porta potties blue stone sculpture park amazing place small museum his life old quarry short film one person bring your camera amazing feat bring a picnic lunch off the beaten path wandering around great place for a picnic
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a welcome diversion from shopping! Quiet, reflective place with an amazing story! Please be careful walking! Uneven footing- fun, beautiful!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

To see one man's vision represented in such detail and equally well maintained is inspiring. The founder took a naturally beautiful setting and made it extraordinary through a commitment that scanned nearly 40 years. Do bring some bug spray though, if you're coming during the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Todd W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Opus 40 is a must see for all visitors to the area. An amazing work of art with exceptional grounds and new discoveries around every corner.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bedwards69
Reviewed 24 October 2018

An artistic man with a view created a work of art to display his sculptures. All hand crafted, he used centuries-old methods to make a showcase in a stone quarry, moving rocks to form many levels. I don't think he used any concrete at all....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lorna D
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Opus 40 was quite amazing once you know the story behind it. To learn this it is important to watch the short video - about 6 min at the ticket office. Don't rush the visit - take your time and walk around the sculpture and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank historyfanatic99
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We visited on a beautiful autumn day. Such a wonderful tribute to a true natural artist. Incorporating the old quarry into your backyard took a labor of love. Bring a snack and a book and watch the leaves change

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank msnyder12018
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely walk around with four kids ages 12,11, 7 and 7. It really is an amazing feat and we all enjoyed it even in the drizzle. Kids loved it and even managed to stick to the ‘walk don’t run’ and ‘no climbing’ rules...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anne S
Reviewed 30 September 2018

My husband and I spent almost an hour here but would have spent longer if we were more fit and capable of climbing around. Would be a great place to have children clamber up and around the rocks and crevices. Just important to be a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chofetzchaim
Reviewed 23 September 2018

I mean, really. An artist works for nearly 40 years turning an abandoned quarry into an art installation that one can walk on and explore...What's not to love? Fascinating and inspiring. We were here on a lovely autumn day; this might be a tough activity...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jean L
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Opus 40 is well worth seeing. It is beautiful and serene. Lots of places to explore. A great place for a picnic or just a leisurely walk. Lots to see and a great spot for pictures.

Date of experience: September 2018
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jagermeister
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Response from Linda M | Reviewed this property |
Check the website.
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4 October 2015|
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Response from northernneckinn | Reviewed this property |
$10 for adults - google opus 40 New York State for details
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