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Rodin Sculpture Garden

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Incredible art

It took a tourist coming to town for me to learn about this. Mesmerizing art work- particularly the... read more

Reviewed January 27, 2016
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Picnic near the art

This is a beautiful collection of Rodin sculpture which has proven a true treasure to Palo Alto... read more

Reviewed December 10, 2015
Leslie I
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Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

It took a tourist coming to town for me to learn about this. Mesmerizing art work- particularly the gate of hell- I spent a good 15mins staring at that piece. Bring a picnic to sit outside. Weather is almost always pleasant here. Also, ask around...More

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Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

This is a beautiful collection of Rodin sculpture which has proven a true treasure to Palo Alto. Over the years I have brought visiting friends and family, my own children, even business associates, teachers and clients here to wander and discuss the art. It's a...More

Thank Leslie I
Reviewed November 20, 2015

This is a superb collection which is well worth visiting. Guided tours are available at specific times which can be checked on the Cantor Centre's website. The 'Gates of Hell' are really interesting and atmospheric. 'The Burgers of Calais' are situated on the campus and...More

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Reviewed September 30, 2015

I like Rodin, so it's worth a visit. I parked in a free 20-min space, there are paid parking spots near the Cantor Center for Visual Arts where the garden is located.

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Reviewed July 24, 2015

Incredible sculpture garden! The sculptures were amazing and the backdrop of the church gave you the impression of a real French museum.

Thank Ana P
Reviewed July 5, 2015

The Rodin Sculpture Garden (and the Cantor Art Museum and the Anderson Collection) are a treat on campus. The Burghers of Calais and Gates of Hell are among then outdoor works, and inside the Museum is a Thinker. The outdoor garden is lit at night....More

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Reviewed July 3, 2015

This is one of the best free art exhibits around. The Rodin's are most excellent. Then you can view Cantor or stroll to the Quad.

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Reviewed June 22, 2015

Since this was our first visit to the Stanford campus, this collection was a nice surprise. And it was thanks to Tripadvisor that we knew it was there. It is certainly worth your time to see it.

Thank CarolRororo
Reviewed June 14, 2015

The garden is dedicated to Cantor, who was the first donor of these statues in the University. It is today the site where you will find the best statues by Rodin outside of Paris. There are about 20 of them here. The garden is very...More

Thank sipivu
Reviewed June 8, 2015

This small sculpture garden is worth the trip, if only to stand in front of Rodin's Gates of Hell. This powerful work is captivating and creepy, with incredible detail.

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Jason M
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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.