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Rodin Museum

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Address: Franklin Parkway at 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19101
Phone Number: 215-763-8100
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Home of the greatest Rodin collection outside of Paris. The museum houses...

Home of the greatest Rodin collection outside of Paris. The museum houses 124 sculptures, including "The Thinker."

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lots of nice sculptures. not sure if its the real deal or not not but takes me back to rodin museum in paris!

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

lots of nice sculptures. not sure if its the real deal or not not but takes me back to rodin museum in paris!

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Thank Shiba M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I sometimes just sit outside and stay in the courtyard to read. It can be very peaceful there. Not to mention the classic works of rodin you'll have the pleasure of sitting next to. I like the gate of hell the most.

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Thank jellies245
Lakes Region, NH
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51 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Immaculately laid out on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, down from the (mother) Fine Art Museum. It encourages you to slow down, take in the setting (smell the roses (though we were there in December), admire the art and reflect on the genius. I was familiar with many of the pieces (since Rodin did multiple copies) but it is always nice... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the 2nd time viewing the Rodin museum. Though there's no set admission fee, we gave $5 each, which was appreciated by staff. Even though we only had 45 minutes, it was enough time to enjoy the creative genius of Rodin. We were told that the museum would rotate the exhibits in Feb. 2107 so to keep that in... More 

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Thank Nancy M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Rodin Museum houses over 150 pieces of art from Auguste Rodin. It is the largest collection of his work outside of Paris. Jules Mastbaum acquired art treasures like The Thinker, The Gates of Hell, The Burghers of Calais, and my favorite The Hand of God. The other positive of visiting this world class art museum is that admission is... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stop thinking about it! Go see "The Thinker"on the Ben Franklin Parkway in an area loaded with museums. This museum is usually not crowded and you can take your time. I especially urge you to see the "Gates of Hell" at the entrance and of course Rodin's The Thinker

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Thank Lmira20
Tysons Corner VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This wonderful little Beaux-Arts style building sits in the middle of a formal Frensh garden, which in turn sits right in the middle of a plot along Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The museum consists of four cosy rooms of sculpture by the master. It costs only $10 to visit and it is well worth much more than that. Members of the... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not large, but since it was included with the Art Museum ticket we came here. Just OK and probably not as good for kids. You can see The Thinker outside for no charge.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to the Rodin museum several times over the years but this was my first time back in about 4 years. It had been renovated and different pieces rotated it. For anyone whom likes sculpture it is an ethereal experience. I highly recommend going at noon when there is a free guide. We arrived about 45 minutes early... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's kind of off the beaten path a little bit, but is a beautiful little museum. I was originally looking to see the "Thinker" statue outside, but was quite impressed with the grounds. It's very serene, beautiful gardens and displays. Not some place we spent a lot of time with kids, but a very nice place to at least stop... More 

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