The Joy of Museums

Finding Beauty & Meaning in Museums

Musée Rodin

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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.

The Masterpieces of the Musée Rodin include:

Further insights about the Musée Rodin are available via the following links:

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