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Rodin Museum

Franklin Parkway at 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19101
+1 215-763-8100
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With over 140 bronzes, marbles, and plasters - including "The Thinker" - the distinguished collection housed in the Rodin Museum represents every phase of Auguste Rodin’s career. Located on Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the elegant Beaux-Arts–style building and garden offer an absorbing experience and the largest collection of Rodin's work outside of Paris.
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Franklin Parkway at 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19101
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sculptures are dramatic and the varying sizes were surprising. My 10 year old son enjoyed using the free sketch pads. We both sketched and left something for the next guest. The gardens are very well maintained and quite peaceful. Staff was friendly and professional.

Thank shopper313
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is nothing like Rodin sculpture. And the original Gates of Hell - well heck, that is awesome! There are some beautiful pieces at this location - definitely worthy of the visit and the suggested donation admission price. They were setting up for a wedding...More

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is one of two Rodin museums in the world, the other is in Paris. The beautiful plasticity of Rodin´s sculpture is well spaced, giving the visitor plenty of room to look at angles front and back. The key pieces, the Thinker placed at...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We unfortunately arrived too late to see the sculptures inside the museum but the grounds and exterior of the building are worth seeing. Several sculptures in the gardens & the the carvings on the doors are amazing.

Thank Danna W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take the tour. A peaceful oasis with Rodin sculptures and some history. Well worth the time to visit.

Thank waterboy1368
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not only did my sister and I see several works by Rodin, we learned the history of the piece. Standing in front of such magnificent works, is truly a humbling experience.

Thank 464kaw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are heading to the Museum of Art, you should also check out the Rodin museum. It is located on the way to the Museum of Art. The museum fee is pay what you like, so you can pay any denomination to get in....More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

A gem of a museum outside and inside. Fascinating how Rodin sculpted in clay and how mold is then made to pour the bronze. He did not like sculptures from marble as did Michaelangelo.

Thank Lewis A
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This place looked amazing when we approached it. It was so breathtaking, that a wedding stopped by and used it as their backdrop for pictures. Inside, is a unique collection of Rodin's work. It's not giant, but it's interesting and helps understand the artist's development....More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Didn't go inside; have been to the Rodin Museum in Paris. Replica of "The Thinker" at the entrance, along with the reflecting pool, and flora, very nice.

Thank CharlieinTexas
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Jeffrey M
15 February 2016|
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Response from Tiff68 | Reviewed this property |
Honestly an hour is probably enough, but personally, sitting on the steps outside and just relaxing as it is a beautiful setting, might tack on some additional time :)
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artunlimited2014
6 February 2015|
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Response from minookajoe25 | Reviewed this property |
Walking distance from PMA to Barnes & Rodin . PMA offers Rodin and Perelman package. Also free trolley transport between Perelman, PMA & Rodin . Trying to do those & Barnes would be mind boggling add penn academy for true... More
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