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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
+1 215-763-8100
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

Just for Rodin! Great collection, great space. room for study available to research his life and other artists of the period! Very relaxing! I would go back often if I lived there!

Thank DCD2212
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Since the Philadelphia Museum of Arts was closed on the day we decided to visit the museum, we walked back the way we came and noticed the Rodin Museum was open. It is absolutely beautiful and peaceful. It is truly a tranquil museum with beautiful...More

Thank Tricia B
Reviewed 21 August 2016

I thought Rodin could only be visited in Paris. To my surprise, Rodin should also be visited in Philadelphia. This is a very small museum (take about one hour to go round) but it is worth the visit. Some beautifull originals and several famous replicas...More

Thank Dimitri381
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This Museum contains a small selection of Rodin pieces. It is a beautiful museum from the outside with sculpture entering the museum grounds, on the Museum's facade and in the garden around the museum. All this can be seen without actually going into the museum...More

Thank jdjay
Reviewed 15 August 2016

My husband and I visited this museum on the hottest day on record in Philadelphia. It was a relief to enter the doors into the cool, well planned space and confront works of artistic genius. The gentleman that works there offered extensive knowledge on certain...More

Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Smaller version of the Rodin Museum & gardens in Paris except no roses. The Gates of Hell most impressive. Good catalog of his work.

Thank Betty G
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Located on a street influenced by the Champs Elysees this was a gift from the Mastbaum family. The French council and brother of Rodin's paramour, Camille Claudel, officiated at the dedication. Claudel was an accomplished sculpture in her own right and reportedly not treated very...More

Thank whelfand
Reviewed 13 August 2016

This is a separate building associated with the larger Philadelphia Museum of Art; can be accessed using same 2 day ticket. If you don't want to pay the entrance fee, be sure to at least see the sculptures outside which are freely accessed, including the...More

Thank stlouistraveler007
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Our family of 6 (including 3 teens) visited this museum on 8/7/16. My hubby, older 20-something daughter and I really enjoyed the sculptures and statues. Our 3 teens didn't enjoy so much probably due to many of the figures were nude. Garden & reflecting pool...More

Thank Penny O
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

maybe this isn't huge like the rest of the Philadelphia art museums, but it is very interesting. you can appreciate the geniality of this artist enough.

Thank Javier B
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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 :)
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