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Musee Rodin

Address: 79 rue de Varenne, 75007 Paris, France (Eiffel Tower / Invalides / Palais-Bourbon)
Phone Number: +33 1 44 18 61 10
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Ranked #8 of 627 Attractions in Paris
Type: Art Museums, Gardens, Nature & Parks, Museums
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Located in this 18th-century hotel (Hotel Biron), Musee Rodin holds...
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Type: Art Museums, Gardens, Nature & Parks, Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Hours:
Tue 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Located in this 18th-century hotel (Hotel Biron), Musee Rodin holds an impressive collection of works by this famous French sculptor and his circle as Camille Claudel. The museum also features an exquisit garden and a temporary exhibition hall.
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Cordenons, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Came to experience the garden which is cheap to get into. Got to see The Thinker and that was pretty great.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Even if you just see Rodin's masterpiece "The Thinker," it's worth visiting. But there's also so much more to see, and not just of Rodin's work. Plus, the property itself is exquisite, as is the outdoor collection of statues and sculptures sitting in the beautiful garden. The entrance on the street doesn't seem like much, but once inside, it's incredible.

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los angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

the garden is so pretty, the mansion itself is manageable and the arts and statues are stunning. the birds will eat your lunch in the garden which is the most fun park and then you can relax on a lounge in the very rear of the grounds. It is a definite must-see destination, you have to love it.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

useum that combines external and internal works visitation, easy to visit. Ideal for a view combined with the "Hôtel des Invalides" (Napoleon's tomb)

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Voorhees, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Worth an hour for the non art fans and more for art fanatics. Loved seeing the Thinker and taking pics in the gardens. Print out information about the works before you go to appreciate them more. A small museum.

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Musee Rodin is not a large museum but is packed full of interest for anyone with even the least interest in Rodin's life and work. Many of Rodin's masterpieces are displayed in a way that helps the viewer understand every aspect of his art, beginning, of course, with The Thinker as you enter the grounds. This is truly one of... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Auguste Rodin was a sculptor who lived in and converted the Hotel Biron, which is now a museum to his works. The most famous of which, The Thinker, is in the lovely gardens around the hotel. We wandered around and took in his other famous sculptures, including The Gates of Hell, Orpheus and The Burghers of Calais. Then head in... More 

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Victor Harbor
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

My husband is a wood sculptor, and the Musee Rodin was therefore a 'must-see' for us. The museum contains a large number of sculptures both indoors and out in the gardens, and does not disappoint. It was good to see Rodin's paintings as well as sculptures, and to see displays of unfinished works that demonstrated the processes involved in developing... More 

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Dunwoody
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Hands down. For a delightful afternoon, there's absolutely nothing that beats the Rodin museum. Don't let the current renovation (til Sept '15) stop you: the garden is still open, where most of Rodin's masterpieces are displayed in a way that enables you to explore every aspect of each piece. The temporary exhibit is very informative and fascinating, helping visitors understand... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I gave this good, failing short of excellent because the builders are in giving only partial assess. Gates of Hell, the thinker, Balzac are a here to wonder at. Rodin was a genius, and his gardens are a joy to wander around. At 7 euro's its a small price for a couple hours. It's a small island of peace

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