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Rodin Museum

2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130
+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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2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are in Philly, you must go to the Rodin museum. As you walk up to the museum, you are greeted by the "Thinker" (without Dobie Gillis - yes I'm almost 70). Then walk up the steps to the entrance and there is the...More

Thank jay6348
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a lovely, small collection of Rodin's sculptures that doesn't take long to explore, but is worth every second. The surrounding gardens are not just a feast for the eyes, they offer a serene spot in a very busy city.

Thank TignB
Reviewed 5 days ago

The largets collection of Rodin work outside of Paris. Great spot and just enough art work to satisfy and not ovwerwhelm a family of four visitors

Thank joel s
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a fan of Rodin, and found it amazing to see so many of this works in the USA. The museum/grounds itself was done very nicely. Really enjoyable and well-done.

Thank diner17618
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Rodin Museum is the second largest in the world, only surpassed by the original in Paris. Very nice display of Rodin’s works. Definitely put it on your list of places to visit.

Thank paul s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am not an artist nor what I would consider a fan of art, but decided to do something out of the ordinary for me and my wife. We really enjoyed this place. One or two hours are enough to see the items here, though...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location: How convenient can you get, literally right next door to the Barnes Foundation, making it a great quick tour. Visit: The collection is limited but the Gates of Hell, Young Mother in the Grotto, and Burghers of Calais made it worthwhile for me. Highly...More

Thank ArtsyGalBaltimore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small indoor/outdoor museum featuring the Thinker and the Gates of Hell in a lovely park setting between the Art Museum and the Barnes Foundation. Even if you do not go in, it's worth a few minutes to appreciate the works on the outside. Admission is...More

Thank smjreader
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a must see for me and we were able to combine it with a later visit to the nearby Museum of Art. I was most impressed with the sculptures' display and access. The tour given by a very dapper gentleman was very informative...More

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this little museum with some of the greatest sculptures by Rodin. Just a walk through the gardens is totally worth it and you can see some of the sculptures for free.

Thank Didelc82
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Jeffrey M
16 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
7 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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