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Rodin Museum

Franklin Parkway at 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19101
215-763-8100
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Ranked #18 of 281 attractions in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Art Museums
Description: Home of the greatest Rodin collection outside of Paris. The museum houses 124 sculptures, including "The Thinker."
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Petersburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

If using the ticket included with a visit to Philadelphia Museum of Art, this is a good deal. Otherwise I'd just walk through the garden. I thought the Rodin exhibit at North Carolina was better.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

If you have never seen Rodin sculptures up close and personal this is the museum for you. The museum costs $10.00 for adults and offers complimentary audio which gives you background museum info and selected commentary on selected sculptures or casts. I liked it but liked the atmosphere of Rodins Paris house and garden better. But if you haven't been... More

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Cold Spring, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Located between the magnificent Philadelphia Museum of Art and the fabulous Barnes Foundation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, it's not surprising that the Rodin Museum is overshadowed by them. It's a small museum, easy to overlook as you pass by on the Parkway, but it contains one of the largest collections of Auguste Rodin's works outside of Paris. It was... More

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

I saw the entrace of the Rodin Museum which has a replica of "The Thinker" and a few other beautiful pieces out front, flanking a wonderful iron door.

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

The entrance fee is just a recommendation; I believe you can pay what you can afford. Great collection, very accessible. Don't miss this, but if time is tight the Barnes Collection and the main art museum would be my first priority, unless Rodin is your favourite.

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Blackwood, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

My wife and I did not know about Rodin until we got there. We had a very knowledgeable tour guide who really opened us up to Rodin's life and gave us depth to his creations both inside and out. I would recommend this tour to anyone.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I loved this little museum with a beautiful collection of Rodin sculptures. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and it was interesting to learn about Rodin's inspirations and life.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

I fell in love with Rodin since I saw his masterpiece Burghers of Calais a few years ago. Since then I have been looking for his works in every museum I visit. I was actually surprised to see there was a museum dedicated for his works in Philadelphia. You can find all of his famous works see you. This includes... More

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Franklin Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I really enjoyed the layoi,both indoor and outdoor. The iPod narrative was great. I will visit again, when in Philadelphia

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Danbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

On my first visit to Philadelphia I was not aware that this place exists. It's a small exhibition but absolutely worth it. It's less overwhelming that a "real" museum because there are fewer pieces. This way you can enjoy and appreciate it so much more. It's a great place and even if you only know "The Thinker" by Rodin, it's... More

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