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Musée Rodin

Rodin Museum

(Musée Rodin)
Art Museum
Invalides, Paris
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    The gardens at Musée Rodin is a can't miss
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    Önder B.
    "A calm museum on a beautiful garden, very unlike of Paris."(5 Tips)
    Katy Z.
    "Still one of my favorite museums in Paris with its charming gardens."(3 Tips)
    Stacy B.
    "entire room dedicated to Camille Claudel"(3 Tips)
    Eric D.
    "French sculptor Auguste Rodin.Rodin used the Hôtel Biron"(3 Tips)
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  • Artyom F.
    Artyom FedosovJuly 27, 2016
    Must visit place. Don't miss the garden, it's wonderful too.
  • Lux L.
    Lux LaCroixAugust 22, 2014
    This is an amazing museum! I guess there are two options: just the garden or garden and museum. Go for the full package. You won't be disappointed. Also it's part of the Museum Pass.
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    Journey City GuidesApril 28, 2016
    A beautiful and recently refurbished museum with a quiet garden and café dotted with Rodin sculptures. A perfect place for a summer afternoon
    Upvoted Apr 30
  • Lisa S.heart icon on user image
    Lisa StarbucksAugust 4, 2018
    Love the garden and the building. I like Rodin but the most iconic items are in the garden! So just enjoy 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏼‍♂️ through the house.
  • ef t.heart icon on user image
    ef tOctober 6, 2019
    Beautiful and small museum. The garden is also amazing and you can enjoy your coffee or meal at the little Cafe in the garden
  • Melissa C.
    Melissa CullensMarch 21, 2013
    The sculptures are amazing & don't miss the garden behind the museum. It's very normal for Parisians to sleep in a lawn chair whenever they are comfortable. I fit right in a took the best 20 min nap.
  • Jeffrey G.heart icon on user image
    Jeffrey GlueckApril 21, 2019
    The kiss sculpture inside the house is based on two doomed lovers (adulterers) from Dante's inferno. So it's a hell of a good kiss, as they say.
  • Aileen P.heart icon on user image
    Aileen PosadasFebruary 19, 2017
    The museum is not huge, I suggest starting with it and then go to the garden,it is beautiful! Try to go in the afternoon, before they close is less crowded.
    Otel.comOctober 17, 2011
    Located in the Hôtel Biron (where Rodin used as a workshop), is a must-visit for lovers of sculpture. This place is home to the famous The Thinker and The Kiss) Opens at 10am daily. Closed on Mondays.
  • Stacy B.heart icon on user image
    Stacy Bo BacyApril 29, 2019
    This museum was a bit underwhelming for me. Nice to see an entire room dedicated to Camille Claudel, his mistress, a very talented sculptor who died a sad death in relative obscurity.
  • Elizabeth L.heart icon on user image
    Elizabeth LeeDecember 1, 2014
    Must see: the Thinker, Balzac, Gates of Hell and the Kiss. The gardens are wonderful to explore Rodin's sculptures too. Paris has more museums than just the Lourve.
  • Mike
    MikeAugust 23, 2015
    Must see statue garden, his famous "Le Penseur" alone is worth the price of admission, the rest a tour through his artistic development and inner torment.
  • Dan K.heart icon on user image
    Dan KubiskeMarch 25, 2016
    The museum art is spectacular. The gardens are pleasant but for me a bit sterile. Often best to buy Robin ticket with other museum. Save time on line and money.
  • Jeremy F.heart icon on user image
    Jeremy FisherJune 23, 2014
    I love Rodin, and this museum, housed in his former atelier, features a great collection of his work. The attached gardens is a great place for a picnic
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    hooeyspewer .June 8, 2013
    Bring a sketchbook or reading material and take a seat on one of the many benches or lawn chairs in the garden to enjoy the day in Paris. Quiet oasis in the city.
  • Paris on Demand
    Paris on DemandAugust 25, 2011
    A bucolic stroll in Rodin's footsteps. Sculptures of Rodin are of course on display but you'll get to admire pieces of arts by Camille Claudel, Monnet or Van Gogh. A must-see in Paris! Read more
  • Carmen H.
    Carmen HillebrandJuly 7, 2013
    One of the best museums in town! The garden is a haven of peace with great art: The thinker and hell's gate! Not to mention "le baiser".
  • Evan C.
    Evan CohenAugust 2, 2011
    Come on, you gotta see at least 1 museum while in Paris. This is a good one - beautiful setting and grounds, in and out in an hour.
  • New York Habitat
    New York HabitatMarch 22, 2012
    Beautiful museum where you can see the first cast of Rodin’s famous sculpture The Thinker! Bring some food to enjoy a lovely picnic in the garden.
  • Katy Z.heart icon on user image
    Katy ZackAugust 21, 2016
    Still one of my favorite museums in Paris with its charming gardens.
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    JMay 29, 2016
    Great museum, best enjoyed on a sunny day as many of the sculptures are outside in the garden.
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    Priscilla @shescookinMarch 25, 2016
    The sculptures in the garden are stunning! Beautiful any time of year!
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    #AsH NBRJune 29, 2017
    Perfect,it's worth i 2 visit especially the Thinker& Kiss sculpture.the security guy on second floor is extremely rude not tourism originated!he's was shouting like crazy seems under drugs or alcohol
  • Carmen L.
    Carmen LawrenceJuly 21, 2017
    Beautiful garden and art, including in the garden. Lovely cafe under shady trees. A great deal more than just the Thinker and the Kiss!
  • Gio A.heart icon on user image
    Gio AkhAugust 12, 2014
    I visited it in December and it was beautiful. I image what it's like in Spring or Summer. Would like to go again
  • Paris Perfect
    Paris PerfectOctober 13, 2011
    Rodin's sculptures that come alive at this smaller museum, which used to be his home. The grounds surrounding the museum are truly spectacular so be sure to take a picnic.
  • Sophie T.heart icon on user image
    Sophie ThiebautAugust 26, 2014
    Lovely museum. Don't forget to pay attention to the statues of Camille Claudel, they're fragile and astonishing.
  • Karen M.
    Karen MeenanOctober 3, 2014
    So peaceful to stroll around through the gardens outside the house. Nice break from the noise of the city.
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    StudentAugust 11, 2020
    Great exposition, the garden is so beautiful
  • MyDame
    MyDameMarch 11, 2011
    Mon endroit favori et surtout le baiser, la sculpture magnifique et intemporelle. Check the garden for a romantic stroll leading to the Kiss, this timeless bronze sculpture from Rodin himself.
  • IS K.heart icon on user image
    IS KLEApril 21, 2017
    Amazing sculpture collection inside the museum and outside in the gardens.
  • Epic A.
    Epic AnthusDecember 15, 2010
    Any person working on the human body (physically or artistically) should visit the museum. Furthermore, I ate a delicious banana pancake at the cafeteria, and the guard of the park is an extremely ecc
  • Joanna F.
    Joanna FlammOctober 9, 2012
    The rest of the museum is cool, but if I went again I'd pay just for garden entrance, which is only one Euro. From there, see some of Rodin's most famous works, including The Thinker.
  • Ira K.
    Ira KatesOctober 7, 2012
    Come and enjoy the great mind of Rodin. This is one of the best museum in Paris
  • Murat Ş.heart icon on user image
    Murat ŞamlıNovember 10, 2019
    Bahçesi inanılmaz ve heykeller sanki konuşuyor gibiler.The garden is awesome and sculptures are talking
  • Effieheart icon on user image
    EffieSeptember 16, 2014
    Made to this marvelous place at the last minute... But seeing "the Thinker" left me absolutely speechless. Garden, a beauty.
  • Ninoheart icon on user image
    NinoSeptember 10, 2016
    The sculptures, the museum and the garden are all amazing and very charming!
  • Hans-Henrik T O.
    Largely overlooked by tourists this is THE place to get (re)acquainted with Rodin and maybe sit a bit by The Thinker in the garden, contemplating?
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    johnlemonApril 9, 2016
    Go on a good weather day, so you can enjoy the charming garden♥️
  • Amalia I.
    Amalia IonelaSeptember 25, 2013
    Nice museum and nice sculptures. You should visit the garden during the night opening :)
  • Thas S.heart icon on user image
    Thas SethNovember 14, 2017
    You can have drinks and food inside or outside in their little cafe.
  • Leah R.heart icon on user image
    Leah RaddishApril 17, 2015
    On a nice day check out the sculpture garden for only 2 euros. A bronze of the Thinker is there.
  • Daniel S.heart icon on user image
    Daniel SchierbeckAugust 20, 2014
    In addition to the statues by Rodin, you'll also find paintings by van Gogh and Munch!
  • Matt R.
    Matt RosenbergApril 15, 2013
    Rodin's tomb is underneath The Thinker. Check out 'Hell's Gate' & 'The 3 Shades' while you're in the gardens. Very impressive.
  • Najla
    NajlaJuly 28, 2017
    I loved the place especially the garden😍
  • Fernanda S.heart icon on user image
    Fernanda SampaioJuly 1, 2015
    Good for chilling. Enjoy the free entrance on the first Sunday of the month.
  • Hareesh N.
    Hareesh NuthiOctober 18, 2014
    First Sunday of month it's free. However go early around 10 otherwise end up in queue lasting 45 minutes to enter the museum main building
  • Maryam B.heart icon on user image
    Maryam Bin HadherJuly 28, 2017
    Lovely garden and Rodins display of great sculptures
  • Americo J.
    Americo JostNovember 10, 2014
    One of the coolest gardens in town. It worth the two euros visit
  • F-B V.heart icon on user image
    F-B ValletMay 4, 2013
    Astonishing sculptures and paintings with a unique 'Royal' garden. Nearby the Invalides with Napoleon 1st' tomb
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