The Contemporary Austin: Laguna Gloria

Table of Contents

If you’re spending a weekend in beautiful Austin, TX, one place you simply must visit is The Contemporary Austin at Laguna Gloria.

It is a sculpture museum of sorts that sits right by a lake.

There are actually two locations of The Contemporary Austin- this post is about the Laguna Gloria location.

Be prepared for a green wonderland and plenty to see.

Filled with the allure of sculptures and beauty, this place will heighten your senses.

This location actually made it in our road trip video of Instagrammable places in Austin, the Texas Hill Country, and the surrounding area!

[If you don’t see a video player below, you may need to disable your ad blocker.]

Visitors can enjoy free admission on Tuesdays, it is always free for those under 18, and otherwise there is a $5 admission fee.

Read on for eight things you can expect when visiting Laguna Gloria!

1. Crazy sculptures

There are plenty of interesting sculptures all around the Contemporary Austin.

2. Spanish architecture

The main house and visitor center is beautifully designed, both inside and out.

3. River views

There’s a gorgeous view of an inlet off of the Colorado River.

Visiting Austin? Check out the most Instagrammable places in Austin here!

4. Miles of trails

Wear some comfortable sandals or walking shoes if you want to explore all of the grounds!

You can get a map from the main house that shows where all of the gorgeous sculptures are.

5. All the greenery

You’re constantly surrounded by plants!

6. Romantic spots

Take your time as you explore Laguna Gloria. There are so many beautiful, romantic spots scattered throughout The Contemporary Austin.

7. Pops of color

You’ll see that there are a ton of unique sculptures scattered throughout. They’re gorgeous, eclectic pieces like this one!

8. Symmetry

You’ll find spots with gorgeous symmetry at Laguna Gloria which just adds to its beauty.

Have you visited Laguna Gloria? What’s your favorite thing about it?

And if you’re in Austin looking for Instagrammable places, check out this post on the most Instagram-worthy spots around the city!



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

girl in front of rainbow in Maui

Hi, I’m Jasmine! I’m a nature-obsessed, beauty-finding, Jesus-loving dreamer with a serious case of wanderlust. I’ve quit my 9-5 to become a travel blogger, and my goal is to show others how they can too! And if you love your full time job, stick around for travel tips and inspiration! Thanks for following along on my adventures!

Subscribe to My Blog

What are you interested in?

What’s in My Camera Bag

Affiliate Disclosure

Hello friends! FYI, most product links on my site are affiliate links, which means that I may earn a commission from advertising or affiliate programs. This doesn’t raise prices- it sometimes may actually lower them! Thanks for supporting my blog by purchasing through these links!