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Rodin Sculpture Garden

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Unexpectedly great visit. Much larger than we imagined and the price was right.(free) We would like... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kathy P
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Remarkable garden, easy to stroll and view; always open

This is a wonderful display of sculpture that is open to the public and available for walking... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Palo Alto, California
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Museum Way, Cantor Arts Museum,, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Unexpectedly great visit. Much larger than we imagined and the price was right.(free) We would like to return one day

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a wonderful display of sculpture that is open to the public and available for walking through at any time (unless there is an event there).

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed April 17, 2019

It was wonderful to see so many Rodin sculptures. The Gates of Hell is amazing and fun that it's outside. There wasn't much of an explanation, but you can look up more info on your phone (google). The weather was amazing and the flowers were...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 17, 2019

If you come to San Francisco, CA, you must make a quick trip to see Rodin and all his glory at Stanford University. You can stroll and enjoy Rodin Sculpture Garden: Twenty bronzes, including The Gates of Hell, all accessible year-round, free of charge. If...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Misla B
Reviewed January 15, 2019

With 180 figures the Gates of Hell is the most complex of Rodin's masterpieces, and had inspiration from a number of sources. Amongst the portrayals is the Thinker towards the apex. Depicting the human figure in dramatic and striking form was Rodin's forte. We enjoyed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

The gardens and sculptures are beautiful even in December. True masterpieces. The also have a wonderful indoor museum. With a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

Beautiful arranged original and casted Rodin pieces in a nice setting by the Art Center. Adan and Eve and Meditations (with and without arms) caught our attention.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Graciela A
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The Rodin sculpture garden is a beautiful outdoor art site to visit. Even at night it is beautifully lit. Definitely a must see if you are in the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank momof4traveling
Reviewed August 6, 2018

The garden is lovely set next to the Cantor Museum in the midst of tree-shaded Stanford Univ. campus. An excellent collection that you can visit and even picnic near. Plus, more Rodin inside the free museum too. It does get busy on weekends.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Bart C
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

The outdoor sculpture garden is a nice place to visit when you are out for a family bike ride. Even my teenage boys enjoyed it! If you have more time, go inside the museum next to the garden; it's free!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Jason M
January 18, 2018|
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Response from Trekandmore | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. The famous doors and more. There are more rodin pieces inside though so if you are there during museum hours.
Virginia Z
November 11, 2017|
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Response from Jordi F | Reviewed this property |
No, it's not. These group of sculptures is right next to the Cantor Arts Center (museum). But not far from Memorial Church, on the Memorial Court Park, there is also a small group of Rodin sculptures.