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Musee Rodin

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Address: 79 rue de Varenne, 75007 Paris, France
Phone Number: 0144186110
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:45 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Located in this 18th-century hotel (Hotel Biron), Musee Rodin holds an...

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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Rodin museum

This is a great museum, especially if you love sculpture. Rodin's work as well as some of his assistant's work, is displayed throughout the grounds and inside the museum. An... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great museum, especially if you love sculpture. Rodin's work as well as some of his assistant's work, is displayed throughout the grounds and inside the museum. An audio guided tour is available but not absolutely necessary. The inside of the museum has been restored to the time of Rodin and the views and light through the windows... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The newly refurbished Musee Rodin near Les Invalides is a peaceful and stimulating treat for those interested in sculptor Rodin. Famous for The Kiss , the Thinker etc but set in the gardens of his later home these works of art deserve some time. We went early and had the place without too many crowds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rodin was a genius. It was really something to see the same sculpture using different mediums to understand more about the art form. Although this is a smaller museum, I would put this as a must see on your itinerary.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Interesting museum which doea not have the usual long queues! Building and garden of interest as well as the sculptures. Also interesting work by Camille as well as Rodin.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love this little museum, the garden is wonderful so try for a sunny day. Free with Museum Pass.The details on the Gates of Hell will keep you busy for hours!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You might need to know Rodin to visit this museum, the Thinker sculture is the masterpiece of the outdoor museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I spent so much time just looking at the beautifully restored ceilings, walls, floors. Of course the collection of Rodin's works is supurb, and now shown to best advantage in the newly restored Museum. The grounds are lovely and one can easily spend a few hours here, although if you only have an hour, you can still see just about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The statues are fantastic. Be sure to take time to walk thru the entire garden. That's where most of the well known statues are. It is a photographers dream.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Well worth the visit if you are in Paris. I t was great to see "The Thinker" and "The Kiss" , two of many sculptures by Rodin. The gardens are lovely with a very nice café. The actual Museum was originally a private mansion and the rooms are just beautiful. There have been many residents throughout the years. Rodin moved... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had previously visited this Museum in 2012. Since then the Museum has had work done, and it really has improved the whole experience. The exhibition of Rodin's works was really well displayed and very interesting. The gardens are also beautiful to wander and relax in. We had a very nice light lunch at the Cafe also, which offers a... More 

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