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“Rodin Escape in The Valley” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Leland Stanford Junior University Museum of Art

Leland Stanford Junior University Museum of Art
Palo Alto, CA
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Ranked #7 of 22 attractions in Palo Alto
Type: Art Museums
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Owner description: The oldest museum west of the Mississippi houses several remarkable displays, including an impressive Rodin collection.
Singapore
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Rodin Escape in The Valley”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

GO! It's a small place but a great little detour while visiting the Stanford Campus or Palo Alto for business. Take an hour and walk the museum and have lunch at the cafe (which is excellent).

Visited October 2012
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Portola Valley, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 attraction reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“A secret many people do not know of”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Wonder outside statures art., The inside is very informative and often has rotating exhibits. Here is where you find out the history of Leland Stanford!

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Menlo Park, CA
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Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
“Fine museum at the university”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

The permanent collections are worth a visit, but the temporary exhibits are the real draw. The museum is world-famed for its Rodin collection.

Visited June 2012
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Palo Alto, California
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“walk, bike, arts, sports”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

Besides being an educational institution, the grounds, architecture, and diverse events have something for everyone of all ages.

Visited April 2012
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Milford, Delaware
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74 attraction reviews
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83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
“Simple but elequent”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

Wide open space full of artwork that is spaced so you can admire and appreciate without being stepped on by others, A quit mood so you can reflect on each, and enjoy the beauty in silence and just meditate while appreciating each exhibit.

Visited July 2012
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