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Museums, Art Galleries and Historical Sites

Musée Rodin

Musée Rodin, Paris

Musée Rodin, Paris

The Musée Rodin is a museum dedicated to the works of the sculptor Auguste Rodin. It has two separate sites, the Hôtel Biron and surrounding grounds in central Paris plus outside Paris at Rodin’s old home, the Villa des Brillants at Meudon, Hauts-de-Seine.

The Musée Rodin contains most of Rodin’s significant creations, including The Thinker, The Kiss, and The Gates of Hell. The combined collection includes 6,600 sculptures, 8,000 drawings, 8,000 old photographs, and 7,000 objets d’art.

Masterpieces of the Musée Rodin

Musée Rodin

  • Name:            Musée Rodin
  • City:                Paris
  • Country:         France
  • Established:    1917
  • Type:              Art Museum

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“I invent nothing, I rediscover.”
– Auguste Rodin

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Photo Credit: By Miguel Hermoso Cuesta (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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