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Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany, Bonn  
Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 4,
53113 Bonn,
Tel: +49 (228) 9171 200

A programme of changing exhibitions of sculpture takes place on the roof, including Alexander Calder, Tony Cragg and Nikki St Phalle.

Opening hours: closed on Mondays, on December 24 and on December 31. Open Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10 a.m. - 9 p.m., and Thursdays - Sundays 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Open on holidays (even those which fall on a Monday).


Bernhard Heiliger Foundation
Käuzchensteig 8
14195 Berlin
Tel: +49-30-831 20 12

The Bernhard Heiliger Foundation, which was set up in 1996 a year after his death, is situated in his former private studio and its adjoining wooded garden in Dahlem, Berlin.

Heiliger is regarded to be among the most important sculptors of the post-war period. The foundation manages the appraisal of his collected works, cares for his unexhibited works and also awards the International Bernhard Heiliger Prize to a sculptor for an outstanding life’s work.

Around twenty works are on display in the gardens of the foundation. Images of these works are available on the website:

Guided tours are available. Admission is charged.


Frankfurter Museen
Durerstrasse 2
60596 Frankfurt Am Main

The Frankfurt Museum’s permanent collection of outdoor sculptures includes work by Magdalena Abakanowicz, David Smith, and Jean Tinguely. The park also features work by local artists and changing shows.


Gerisch Skulpturenpark
Brachenfelder Straße 69
24536 Neumünster
Tel: +49 4321555120

The Gerisch Sculpture Park is named after founders Brigitte and Herbert Gerisch whose growing collection of sculpture includes works by artists of international rank, including Magdalena Abakanowicz, Horst Antes, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Anne and Patrick Poirier, and Mimmo Paladino. The 3-acre sculpture park is located on the Gerisch’s estate.

Images of the works on the display in the sculpture park can be viewed on the Gerisch Foundation website: 

Open daily 11am – 6pm. Admission is charged.


Herrenhausen Gardens: Niki de Saint Phalle Grotto
Herrenhäuser Strasse  4
30419  Hannover
Tel.: +49 511 168-47576

Niki Saint Phalle was the first and only honorary citizen of Hannover. Before she died in 2002, she gave 120 of her sculptures to the Sprengel Museum, the FETE collection. In 1974, she gave three of her large scale polyester Nanas to the City of Hannover installed on the banks of Leine, near the Sprengel. She also created her famous "Grotto" work in the Herrenhausen Gardens, which opened in 2003.

Open daily, admission is charged.


Hombroich Island Museum
Insel Hombroich
Nuess-Holzheim (Dusseldorf)

Built on a 60 acre island are ten minimalist buildings designed by Erwin Heerich to hold the art collections of real estate developer Karl-Heinrich Muller. Sculptures on the grounds include works by Mark di Suvero, Curtis Schwitters, Alexander Calder, Alberto Giacometti, and Constantin Brancusi.


Island of Mainau: Gardens & Sculpture Park
The International Constance Tourist Office,
D-7750 Konstanz
Schutzenstrasse 8
Tel: +49 (0) 7531 22232

The whole island is devoted to animal shaped hedges and pruned trees in addition to actual sculptures. Lake Constance is partly in Germany and partly in Switzerland. There are many hotels, resorts and spas on the island.


Kunst Bahn
D-49624 Löningen
Tel: +49 (0) 5432 599 599

The sculpture trail along the former railway tracks of Bippen - Nortrup began in May 2010 with works by Dutch artists Adri A.C. Fliuter, Karin van der Molen and Femke van Dam. The trail will continue to expand with more work added along the tracks each year by different artists.

The area also offers cycle tracks and hand-car excursions of the sculpture trail can be booked.

Admission is charged.


Kunst geht in die Natur: Schweisfurth-Stiftung
85625 Glonn
Tel: +49 (0) 8093 90 940

The sculpture park contains large scale works in stone and steel in rural settings.


Lapidea International Sculpture Symposium
Lapidea Förderkreis Naturstein Mayen e.V.
Erich Bach
Virchowstrasse 50
56727 Mayen
Tel: + 49 (02651) 6973

Located near basalt-lava quarries and stone processing plants on the the east side of Mayen. Work on display is by both regional and international artists who work primarily in tuffa and sandstone.


Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Designed by architect Peter Eisenman, the memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust is located near Brandenberg Gate, on the site of Goebbels bunker. It consists of 4,100 concrete pillars (stelae) of varying heights stretching over 4.7 acres. Visitors are free to wander day or night through the labyrinth of grave stones without names. From a distance the collective pillars appear as undulating wave patterns, like swells of the sea.

The unmarked paths, uneven ground, & pillars of varying heights, create a deliberately uneasy & confusing atmosphere.


Metro-Siftung Skulpturenpark: Formerly Skulpturenpark am Seestern
Metro Campus
40235 Düsseldorf
Tel: +49(0)211 6886 1113

Formerly a 12,000 Square foot sculpture park on the banks of the Rhine River called Skulpturenpark am Seestern and founded by business Horten AG in 1982, the current sculpture park has moved premises and has been renamed as ownership of the works was passed to Metro Group in Dusseldorf. This new park opened in 2006 on the Metro Campus. Artists in the collection include Michael Westendorff, Sandro Antal and Martin Pfeifle.


Museum Würth
Reinhold-Würth-Strasse 15
74653 Künzelsau
Tel: +49 (0) 7940 15-2200

Reinhold Würth has created a wonderful collection of both indoor and outdoor sculptures, which are on display in several of his museums. In addition to his own collection, he sponsors changing exhibitions of work by international sculptors.

The works on commission in the sculpture square at Museum Würth were created by the Danish sculptor Robert Jacobsen (1912-1993)  and his artistic assistant Lun Tuchnowski (1946) in collaboration with the architects of the building Müller/ Müller-Djordjevic.

Open daily 11am - 6pm, admission is free of charge.


Sammlung Frieder Burda
Lichtentaler Allee 8 b
D-76530 Baden-Baden
Tel: +49 (0) 72 21 / 3 98 98-0

Burda started the Foundation Frieder Burda in 1998 to further his father Dr Franz Burda's art collection (owner-founder of the Burda GmbH, Offenburg, printing house) and construct a museum. Sculptures in the collection include work by Hans Arp, Joan Miro, Pablo Picasso, and Niki de Saint Phalle.

Open Tuesdays to Sundays, 10am till 6pm. Admission fee.


Sculpture Garden Funnix
Stadt Wittmund/Ostfriesland

Displaying the works of German artist Leonard Wubbena.


Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl
Creiler Platz
Rathaus, D-45765 Marl

Changing sculpture exhibition on large area surrounding the museum and the hospital park. Well landscaped gardens and large lake add to the background.


Skulpturenpark Erich Hauser
Arts Foundation Erich Hauser
Saline 36
D-78628 Rottweil
Tel: +49 741 2800 18-0

The sculpture park is located on the estate of steel sculptor Erich Hauser (d. 2004) in Rottweil. Known for his abstract works of the 1960s, Hauser was one of the leading sculptors of his time. Concerned with the display and collection of his own and his contemporaries’ works, he developed the sculpture park in the 1980s and the Art Foundation of Erich Hauser in 1996. Today the Foundation preserves and promotes Hauser’s works and endorses the practice of contemporary sculpture.

The sculpture park is a unique ensemble of art and architecture in 30,000 square meters of parklands, and displays over 4 decades of work. There is an extensive programme of workshops and activities planned each year. 

The sculpture park is open on Sundays from March to October only, 11am to 5pm, and by appointment at all other times. Admission is free of charge. Guided tours are available


Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden
42285 Wuppertal
Tel: + 49 (0) 202 47898120

Opened in October 2008, the Waldfrieden Sculpture Park hosts a collection of works by Tony Cragg, with temporary exhibitions by other contemporary artists.

It was thanks to the private initiative of Tony Cragg, a British sculptor living in Wuppertal, that the Sculpture Park was founded and installed. Thirty years after Cragg took up his exhibition activity, he began looking for a permanent site for presenting sculpture outdoors and discovered the abandoned Waldfrieden property, which he bought in 2006. That very same year he began redesigning the park grounds and the buildings that, after long years of vacancy, needed to be thoroughly renovated and modernized. In appreciation of the historical estate, its former structures and material substance were preserved to the greatest extent possible, thus keeping its historical dimension intact despite the conversion of the park and buildings to accommodate their new use. In 2008, the Sculpture Park was opened under the auspices of the Cragg family's nonprofit foundation. It houses a steadily growing collection of sculpture, including examples from Tony Cragg's own large oeuvre. All is accompanied by changing exhibitions of internationally known artists, lectures on culture and the humanities, as well as concerts. Beyond this, the Cragg Foundation is also dedicated to research on, and the publication of, the subject of the fine arts.

March to November, Tuesday to Sunday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
The park is open on public holidays

December to February, Friday to Sunday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The park is open on public holidays

Admission is charged.


Springhornhof: Projekt KUNST LANDSCHAFT
Tiefe Strasse 4
29643 Neuenkirchen
Tel: +49 5195 93 39 63

The project KUNST LANDSCHAFT (meaning ‘Art Landscape’) was conceived in 1967 and began as an invitational symposium event the summers of 1974 to 1978. Artists worked in and with the landscape of Neuenkirchen, using stone, steel and soil. Since the 1980s new work has been added to the landscape annually or bi-annually, by international artists. Today the range of work extends from walk-in architectural sculptures and electronically controlled sound installations to video works and photographic projects. Around 30 projects can be found on heaths, in the woods, village and the fields. Project Art Landscape is organised and managed by Springhornhof, a gallery space and organisation based in old farmhouse buildings in the Lüneburg Heath.

Artists include Dan Peterman, Tony Cragg and Rainer Ganahl. In 2003 Elmgreen and Dragset installed the ‘Park for Unwanted Sculptures’, a gated space for homeless outdoor sculptures that have been rejected by current decision-making and evaluation criteria of art in public spaces.

The outdoor works are open to the public daily. Springhornhof is open Tuesdays to Sundays, from 2pm till 6pm. Admission is charged. Guided tours are available by appointment.

Springhornhof also rents bicycles to use during your visit to the outdoor sculptures and installations of the project ART LANDSCAPE. Please register in advance by phone. A map of landscape projects is available at the Springhornhof front desk.


Steine an der Grenze
66663 Merzig
(Located along the border between Büdingen Saarwellingen, Germany and Launstroff Waldwisse, France.)

The Steine an der Grenze (Stones along the Border) project is located along the French/German border, the site of a former International Sculpture Symposium established by sculptor Paul Schneider, which took place from 1986 to 1992. There are 26 sculptures in stone on display, accessible daily free of charge.

A photographic project by Jurgen Kiltz of Stones along the Border can be viewed online:

Open daily, free of charge. 


Stiftung Europaischer Skulpturenpark
Schloss D-34439
Tel: +49 (0) 5646-777

Six acre sculpture park with sculptures from 1950 to present, including works by Hans Huschka and Marietta Koering.


Stiftung Skulpturenpark Köln
Elsa-Brändström-Straße 9
50668 Köln, (Cologne)
Tel: +49 221 33668860

Skulpturenpark Köln was founded November 1997 through the support of collector Dr. Michael Stoffel (d. 2005) and his wife Eleonore Stoffel (d. 2007, one day after the opening of KölnSkulptur 4). The park is located on 2.5 hectres of land donated by the city. The park has had five major installations of work since its opening. KölnSkulptur 1-3 occurred in1997, 1999, and 2001. Each installation featured new and re-sited works. Artists featured in previous installations include Magdalena Abakanowicz, Louise Bourgeois, Anthony Caro, Per Kirkeby, Yves Klein, Ursula von Rydingsvard, and David Smith.

KölnSkulptur 4 in 2007 marked the 10th anniversary of the park with 10 new commissions including Rosemarie Trockel. These works added to the collection of 36 works by 34 international artists including Tony Cragg, Fischli/Weiss, Dan Graham, Jenny Holzer, Anish Kapoor, Stephan Kern, Jorge Pardo, Mark di Suvero, and Franz West.

KölnSkulptur 5 – Reality Check in 2009 (open till Aprill 2011) features 24 sculptures by 17 artists including new additions by Christina Doll, Alexander Esters, Katharina Fritsch, and Alan Sonfist.

Skulpturenpark Köln is open April - September from 10.30 am to 7 pm, and October – March from 10.30 am to 5 pm. Admission free.




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Herrenhausen Gardens, Niki de Saint Phalle Grotto, Germany

Herrenhausen Gardens, Niki de Saint Phalle Grotto, Germany

Museum Wuerth, Kuenzelsau, Germany

Museum Wuerth, Kuenzelsau, Germany

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