Gardens

Sculpture garden Clingenbosch

Visit Sculpture Garden Clingenbosch

Dennenlaan 9
2244 AK Wassenaar
The Netherlands

+31 (0) 70 512 1660
beeldentuin@voorlinden.nl
 
Please not that Sculpture Garden Clingenbosch has a different visitor address than museum Voorlinden.

Please note that the sculpture garden is not located on the Voorlinden estate and can only be visited with a guided tour. All the tickets for this season have been sold out. Please watch this page for updates on the coming season of 2019.

Nearby Voorlinden lies the Clingenbosch estate. Over sixty sculptures by Dutch and international artists such as Henry Moore, Sol LeWitt, Berlinde De Bruyckere, Carel Visser and Atelier van Lieshout can be admired here.

Guided tours are organized from May until October, every Thursday from 3 pm to 6 pm.

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Program

The sculpture garden is open to visitors on Thursday afternoon from May until October. Visitors are accompanied by one of our experienced guides. At 15.00 hours we welcome you with a cup of tea and a short introduction about the garden. The walk along the  sculptures takes more than two hours with drinks and a bite at the end. It is an intensive walk mainly over unpaved paths. The program finishes at 18.00 hours. The sculpture garden is unfortunately not accessible for visitors in a wheelchair or Zimmer frame. People who have a walking disability are dissuaded from participation.

Henry Moore

Henry Moore - Large Four Piece Reclining Figure (1972-1973)

Mario Merz

Mario Merz - untitled (1994)

What you should know

  • Both groups (max. 75 persons) and individual visitors are welcome. Visitors will be divided in groups of approximately 15 persons per guide.
  • Alteration or cancelation of your reservation is not possible. Please note that we make no refunds.
  • Tours take place under all weather conditions. In case of rain, think about raincoats and umbrellas.
  • The sculpture garden is NOT accessible for visitors in a wheelchair or Zimmer frame. People who have a walking disability are dissuaded from participation.
  • We recommend wearing walking boots, and clothing that covers arms and legs to avoid tick bites.
  • Children are welcome. Please announce in advance if children will participate, so we try to arrange a special kids tour.
  • Dogs are not allowed.
  • Participation is at own risk.
  • In case you want to publish a text or picture of the sculpture garden, you need to ask permission by sending an email to beeldentuin@voorlinden.nl.
  • We keep the right to refuse requests and/or entry, without further statement.

History

In 1995 the sculpture garden, located on an estate of about 25 hectares, was opened to the public. Various artists were invited to make a site-specific sculpture, like the British artist Antony Gormley and the Dutch artist Armando. Our goal is to emphasis the different aspects of the landscape, and to integrate the sculptures as much as possible in the surrounding landscape. The location of the artworks is often determined in dialogue with the artists. Throughout the years sculpture collection has been constantly growing. For example, Berlinde de Bruyckere realised her first outdoor sculpture as a commission of the collection.

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Berlinde De Bruyckere - Lost in Lead (2010)