Why Visit Rodin Museum?

The Rodin Museum is a dedicated space showcasing the remarkable works of French sculptor François Auguste Rodin. Inside the museum, visitors can immerse themselves in Rodin's artistic genius through a vast collection that includes paintings, sculptures, ceramics, prints, and archives. With over 8,000 drawings, 6,600 sculptures, 25,000 old photographs, and 7,000 other works of art, the museum offers a comprehensive exploration of Rodin's prolific career. As you leisurely stroll through the museum, you'll encounter breathtaking marble creations and original large-scale bronzes, bearing witness to Rodin's mastery of sculptural finesse. Notable pieces to admire include "The Sensual Body," "The Age of Bronze," "The Walking Man," and many others. Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to appreciate artworks by other artists collected by Rodin himself, such as Jules Dalou, Alexandre Falguière, Jean-Paul Laurens, Dante, and Baudelaire.


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Visit the famous Rodin Museum Paris which primarily houses the works of the renowned French Sculptor, Francois Auguste Rodin. He was inspired by traditional works of art but wanted to change them from their idealized forms. He introduced innovative art and paved the way for a modern art form through his paintings, sculptures, ceramics, prints and archives. In the course of his career between the late 1800s and the early 1900s, he showcased several forms of art with a belief that art should be true to nature.

His paintings had a way of expressing the inner truths of the human psyche and this was greatly appreciated. He used various materials such as bronze, marble, plaster, and clay to illustrate his respect for traditional sculptural rituals and came up with sculptures that became his hallmarks.

While exploring the Rodin Museum, also known as Musee Rodin, you can take a look at the famous work of the artist in the form of sculptures, paintings, drawings, photographs etc. Apart from his own work, Rodin also had a private collection of works by other world-renowned artists like Vincent Van Gogh, Pierre Auguste, Claude Monet and more. History enthusiasts, as well as art lovers, will find visiting the Rodin Museum to be an unusual experience in Paris.

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  • Visit the famous Rodin Museum & admire the most iconic works of the great French artist Auguste Rodin

  • Get a chance to witness all of Rodin's works, including 6,600 sculptures, 8,000 drawings, 25,000 old photographs, and 7,000 other works of art

  • See the actual moulds of Rodin's famous works, such as The Thinker, The Kiss, and The Gates of Hell

  • Gaze in awe at the works of other French artists like Jean-Paul Laurens, Jules Daloue and Alexandre Flaguiere, Dante and Baudelaire

  • Wander through the museum's well-manicured sculpture garden, housing bronze & marble statues

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Must Know Before You Go
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for the ticket to Rodin Museum.
  • Kindly dispose of plastics in an appropriate manner.
  • All foreign nationals must share their passport and visa details at the time of booking, and also upon arrival.
  • ID proof is mandatory for each individual guest at the time of booking, and also upon arrival.
  • Access to the Musée Rodin is free every first Sunday of the month between October and March.
  • Any personal expenses or items of personal nature will not be included in the Rodin Museum tickets.
  • You must redeem your physical ticket at the redemption point before you visit.
  • This Rodin Museum tickets voucher is valid on the date and time specified.
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Things To See At Rodin Museum

Paintings
Paintings

Feel excited as you get a chance to take a look at paintings by Vincent Van Gogh and Claude Monet at Rodin Museum. Get the opportunity to take a look at Monet’s Belle-Île which had become a part of Rodin’s personal collection, when the two friends exchanged their works of art. With Vincent Van Gogh, Rodin shared a love of Japanese art and had Van Gogh’s Pere Tanguy in his collection.

Drawings
Drawings

Auguste Rodin's drawings collections housed in Rodin Museums included extreme body positions of mainly feminine figures such as dancers, circus performers and music artists. Observe that his drawings are made by watercolors using soft tones. Some of his well-known drawings include two semi-reclining female nudes and a Battle between a man and a reptile.

Antiques
Antiques

The antiques of Rodin Museum Paris include the private collection of artworks of Rodin. You will be able to see in this collection - Fragments of a stela: a family group with a seated woman, a Headless Figure of Hercules, a Statue of King Ptolemy III Euergetes I, etc. While some of the artworks left an impression on Rodin, others reminded him of other well-known works.

Sculptures
Sculptures

Take a look at the sculptures created by Rodin such as The Walking Man, The Kiss, The Gates Of Hell, The Thinker, The Age of Bronze, The Tower of Work, Hylas and the Nymphs, and Adam. All these sculptures are reflective of themes such as soft focussed, assemblage, human emotions, sensuality, etc.

Photographs
Photographs

Rodin’s collection of photographs included the ones titled the Man with a Broken Nose, The Awakening by Edward Steichen, the Bust of Bellone by Charles Michele, The portrait of Camille Claudel by Cesar etc. The French artist used photography to judge his works and make necessary changes. You can see the evidence of it in the Young Girl embraced by a Marble Ghost.

Camille Claudel Room
Camille Claudel Room

Walk into the Camille Claudel Room of Rodin Museum where the works of Camille Claudel, a young artist have been displayed. The lady was Rodin’s pupil and later his muse and mistress and shared his love for sculpture. Take a look at her technical expertise and fluidity in the form of her sculptures such as Portrait of Rodin, The Waltz, The Gossips or Women Chatting, etc.

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Timings & Address

Timings:

  • Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday: 10 AM to 6:30 PM (Closed on Monday)

  • Last Entry: 5:45 PM

  • Blackout dates: January 1, May 1, and December 25. On December 24 and 31, the museum closes at 4 p.m.

  • Duration: Around 2-3 hours

Address:

77 Rue de Varenne, 75007 Paris, France

Interesting Facts About The Rodin Museum

Interesting Facts About The Rodin Museum
  • Although the actual building housing the Rodin Museum opened around the 1700s, it was not opened to the public till 1919.

  • The Rodin Museum Paris is located at its two sites - Hotel Biron and Villa des Brilliants at Meudon, Hauts-de-Seine.

  • The museum is one of the few museums which is dedicated to the world of only one artist. You will find this museum to be showcasing mainly the work of Auguste Rodin.

  • Some of the famous exhibits which you must be on the lookout for include Adam and Eve, The Thinker, the Age of Adam, The Balzac, Man with a Broken Nose, The Burghers of Calais and Ugolino.

  • Historical records say that Auguste Rodin created and recreated several of his artworks as per the instructions of the French Government, utilizing the basement of Hotel Biron for working.

  • Later he donated all his artwork to the building on the condition that the place is turned into a museum showcasing his work.

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    The enchanting Rodin Museum is famous for numerous sculptures, paintings, and other artwork by the renowned French artist Auguste Rodin. While visiting the museum, you will be able to take a look at some of the famous works such as The Thinker, Gates of hell, the Kiss and others.

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