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!
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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.
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!
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!