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Rodin Sculpture Garden

Museum Way, Cantor Arts Museum,, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
+1 650-723-4177
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Stanford has the most complicated Rodin sculpture collections. Many people picnic by the garden... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
charmingccc
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An impressive collection

The boyfriend and I went there while on a casual, art date. The sculptures are all originals either... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2018
kim p
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Museum Way, Cantor Arts Museum,, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stanford has the most complicated Rodin sculpture collections. Many people picnic by the garden. It’s festinating to watch the video in the art museum that demonstrated how these sculptures were made. Be sure to tour the art museum while you are in sculpture garden.

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

The boyfriend and I went there while on a casual, art date. The sculptures are all originals either made by Rodin himself or under his personal guidance. Although you’ve got the gates of hell in the background, it can be a very romantic setting if...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

This garden definitely adds to the rich culture of Stanford & definitely a must visit for Rodin lovers. This is free and you should spend time to explore the statues . If anyone has ever visited University of Viswa Bharati @ Shanitiketan , India ,...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Definitely drop in if on Stanford's gorgeous campus. Grand works curated by the Cantor museum. Free museum.

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

It's nice to see this large collection of Rodin sculptures outdoors, right outside the Cantor, in dialogue with the open space, people, nature and surrounding buildings. At the same time, it is strongly recommended to step inside the museum and explore the collections.

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

These statues are on the way to the Memorial Church on Stanford campus. They are interesting and fun.

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

This collection, the best in the US, is laid out so very nicely for all to enjoy. The garden has the one instance of Rodin’s gates of hell in the US. And the other pieces are laid out in a green setting that invites leisurely...More

Thank Trekandmore
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

They have some amazing sculptures here. The Gates of Hell in particular is wonderful. It is worth going just to see that. If you like Rodin's work then this is not to be missed.

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I've visited the Cantor Museum several times and can not say enough good things about it. I love every inch of it. Keep up the great work staff.

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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This was a short stop on our way to San Jowe. The garden is wonderful. It is clean & family freindly. The adjacent parking lots are free in the summer do look online. We took about 25 minutes to view everything and read the descriptions....More

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Jason M
19 January 2018|
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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.
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Virginia Z
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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.
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