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Porter Sculpture Park

Interstate 90, Montrose, South Dakota 57048 USA

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Opens Thu 8a
  • Independent
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  • Pet Friendly
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  • No Public
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“Photo op of over 40 quirky sculptures”

Porter Sculpture Park is located just off Interstate 90 in Montrose, South Dakota (about 25 miles west of Sioux Falls, on the eastern edge of McCook County). It is on the South Dakota Drift Prairie. Many of the sculptures, in the style of industrial art, were made with scrap metal, old farm equipment, or railroad tie plates. The largest sculpture in the park is a 60-foot-tall (18 m) bull head. This sculpture took three years to build, weighs 25 tons, and is equal in size to the heads of Mt. Rushmore. Everyone will enjoy the porter Sculpture Park - people who love art and entertainment and those that don't! * Over 40 sculptures * A great place to walk your dog * Kids 12 and under free! * 60 foot Bull’s Head Sculpture * Take a walk inside the Bull’s Head * As seen on PBS, CBS – Midwest and International TV * Handicapped accessible with courtesy golf cart * Easy access off I-90 – RV’s welcome * Guided tours with sculptor included * Sculptures also on display at 13th and Phillips Downtown Sioux Falls

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Reviewed by
Packman1921

  • 4 Reviews
  • 5 Helpful
January 16, 2017

Open from Memorial Day Through September 15, Daily from 7 A.M.-8 P.M.

5 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
CarolynLeeKorb

  • 1 Review
  • 2 Helpful
October 02, 2016

CLOSED FOR THE SEASON?????????? WTF??

2 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
AngeRunnels

  • 3 Reviews
  • 3 Helpful
September 29, 2016
Rated 1.0

Arrived on a gorgeous day September 28th. As an artist myself I'd been looking forward to seeing this for months! I saw it from the freeway and saw the signs directing me. To my disappointment a tiny sign said "closed for the season". Really? The sculptures are there. I can't see them? The sculptures aren't going anywhere. I hadn't realized that it closed so early.

2 people found this review helpful

Reviewed by
LostInIN

  • 8 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
August 10, 2014

A poet/philosopher and an artist? In South Dakota, of course. Worth the stop, really great work.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
philipradder

  • 1 Review
  • 0 Helpful
May 30, 2014

awesome roadside attraction, do not miss on the i90

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
sgafford

  • 3 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
July 25, 2018
Rated 5.0

Definitely worth the stop! It's basically a one man show, but a very interesting man and some very cool sculptures. It is the perfect place to get out and stretch your legs for a bit, I would definitely stop again if we are ever passing through.

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Reviewed by
autumnmccumiskey

  • 1 Review
  • 0 Helpful
July 22, 2018

Oh what a cool place! Wayne is an amazing character and I think it’s worth the money!

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Reviewed by
Gyavire

  • 6 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
July 17, 2018

We didn't stop...$8/person; everything in SD is paying. It's a lot of money for a quick stop. From what we saw, it looked neat.

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Reviewed by
heatherraemckay

  • 1 Review
  • 0 Helpful
July 15, 2018
Rated 5.0

A fun stop to get out of the car. Kids 7 and 11 loved it and so did the adults.

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Reviewed by
rabrainerd

  • 1 Review
  • 0 Helpful
July 13, 2018
Rated 5.0

You must stop at Porter Sculpture Garden. It will make you laugh and think and wonder. Incredible sculptures. Talk to the artist. Enjoy the prairie.

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Porter Sculpture Park

Interstate 90
Montrose, South Dakota
57048 USA

Hours

Closed Now
  • Sun - Sat: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Independent
  • Credit Cards not Accepted
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • No Public Restrooms
  • Outdoor Seating
  • No Wifi
  • Street Parking
  • Private Parking
  • Yes Parking
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