Musee Rodin

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Timings : Tuesday - Sunday: 10:00 AM - 5:45 PM,
Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 8:45 PM

Entry Fee : Museum + Garden:
Adult: EUR 10,
Child: EUR 7,
Garden only:
Adult: EUR 4,
Child: EUR 2

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Musee Rodin, Paris Overview

Musée Rodin in Paris, France is a museum that opened in 1919 and is dedicated to famed French sculptor, Auguste Rodin. This museum has two sites – the Hotel Biron and Villa des Brillants which was Rodin’s old home at Meudon. His artworks – sculptures and drawings form the collection in the museum here along with some of Rodin’s masterpieces like The Thinker, The Gates of Hell, Balzac and The Kiss. Besides his own artwork, the museum also houses Rodin’s own collection of artworks and hosts temporary exhibitions here at Rodin’s.

Built in the Rue de Varenne, Paris sometime between 1727 to 1732, the lavish mansion which now houses the Musée Rodin was bought off by the French sculptor, Auguste Rodin in 1911. This museum is now home to Rodin’s wonderful artworks and hosts more than 6,000 sculptures made from marble, terracotta and bronze, and over 8,000 photographs and drawings in the collection. It once served as Rodin’s workshop and at present as a popular space in Paris to visit and admire the beauty of the landscape and the art.

Laced with Rodin’s most famous sculptures like The Thinker, Balzac, The Gates of Hell and Bourgeois de Calais in the beautiful rose gardens of the place, the museum also displays Rodin’s collection of artworks by Van Gogh, Monet and Renoir. It also hosts a massive collection of Rodin’s protégé Camille Claudel work in a room solely dedicated to him. The beautiful garden laid out in front of the museum display more of Rodin’s sculptures like The Kiss and is a site for contemporary exhibitions held here.

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How To Reach Musee Rodin

By Metro: Take the metro at the Varenne station on Line 13 or at the Invalides on Lines 13 and 8.

By RER: If you want to take the RER, use Invalides Line C.

By Bus: Take the bus, look out for bus numbers 69, 82, 87 and 92.

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