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“Absolutely great little museum”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Musee Bourdelle

Musee Bourdelle
Ranked #162 of 1,098 things to do in Paris
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Dexter, Michigan
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“Absolutely great little museum”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2013

More the you can imagine form the entry garden. If you like heroic sculpture of the late 19th century this is the place. The pieces on the front lawn don't speak to the material in the grand hall where many of his works are captured in their plaster ear;y versions. You can also view his work shop and a video about a current sculptor showing methods. There is a charming garden with much statuary in the back of the build. It was well worth our three mile hike to see this

Visited September 2013
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“Our favourite museum during our Paris trip”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2013

This museum is just wonderful... it has a great mix of rooms, from a great hall containing massive sculptures, to Bourdelle's workrooms, to shaded courtyards and gardens with sculptures to the balcony overlooking the courtyard. The museum exuded the personality of Bourdelle which added an extra dimension to his work. The sculptures are enormously impressive. Best of all, the museum is free. How fantastic!

Visited August 2013
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“Wonderful little-visited museum”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2013

Wonderful sculptures from someone clearly less known then Rodin but to my (entirely untrained) eyes not so unlike him. I found the sculptures highly evocative and some even moving and liked the layout of the place -- different rooms and a recreation of the artist's atelier as well as a room and video explaining how they were made.

Visited August 2013
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“A little off the beaten track”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2013

Worth the walk to find this one. The scale of the sculptures is just astounding and when we visited, there was hardly anyone else there.

Visited June 2013
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2013

This is a beautiful museum that is well taken care of and updated. I am surprised that it is free as it is so current and modern!! The original artist studio is an oasis of artisitic spirit. There are serene sculpture gardens and indoor exhibits. This was a real treat for us!!!

Visited June 2013
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