Laumeier Sculpture Park

Laumeier Sculpture Park is located in Sunset Hills, MO, right next to Home Depot and the Panera Bread Company Headquarters.  If you get off of 1-270 at Watson Rd and head east, you will take the first right and then go straight at the next stop sign and you will enter the parking lot.  Laumeier Sculpture park is an open-air museum maintained in partnership with the St. Louis County Parks and Recreation.  It houses over 60 pieces of art and has a trail that is over 1 mile long that goes around the entire park and there are nature trails as well.

The park was founded in 1968 and has a large arts and craft fair each year.  The park was created by a property will by Matilda Laumeier if remembrance for her late husband, Henry Laumeier.  The house and the land were donated to be used for passive purposes, which means no sports fields.

The park is best known for it “The Way” sculputure, which was created with 18 salvaged steel oil tank, painted red, and configured to in the modernist way to represent the awe inspiring classic Greek temples and Gothic-style cathedrals.

Laumeier Sculpture park is located at 12580 Rott Rd, St. Louis, MO 63127.  If you leave the park going due north on Rott Rd and turn right onto Watson Rd you will reach Home Depot located at 10890 Sunset Hills Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63127.

If you leave Schnuck’s heading west on Watson Rd and then turn South on Sappington Rd. you will reach Long Elementary located at 9021 Sappington Rd, St. Louis, MO 63126.

When you leave Long Elementary School and turn right onto Sappington Rd heading South, you will reach Walgreens located at 11590 Gravois Rd. 

When leaving Walgreens and turning right on Sappington and then immediately turning left on Gravois and heading west you will reach Sunset Hills Spine and Joint Center located at 4434 S Lindbergh Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63127 by turning right into the parking lot.

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