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“Small & Beautiful”
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Rodin Museum
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 26 July 2014

If one buys a ticket for the Philadelphia Museum of Fine Art(a MUST visit !), this museum, just down the parkway is included in the price.One can take the Phlash Bus from one museum and historical site to another through out downtown Philadelphia, for a set price, and senior citizens(with ID) ride for free. The building the most of the sculptures are in is a real
beauty. The collection, depending on your interest can be viewed in 1/4 to 1 hour.....more if you are a REAL fan .

Thank citycat66
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Reviewed 25 July 2014

If ever you're in the area and have time to do just one cultural thing, visit the Rodin Museum - you won't be sorry for it. It's a great collection of all things Rodin, and more.

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Reviewed 24 July 2014

Wonderful museum, small enough to enjoy in an hour. At first glance, it is just a collection of beautiful sculpture. But then I started reading explanations and history for each of the pieces. I found myself looking at the details. I began to search for what the French sculptor was trying to convey. I was drawn into the beauty of Rodin's work. Neither my husband or I have had the opportunity to see this type of exhibit before and really enjoyed it. I particularly enjoyed taking pictures. Because the museum was small, I didn't feel rushed in order to see everything. I was able to take my time and enjoy each sculpture.

Thank JudyBuckley
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Reviewed 24 July 2014

A very nice, but small museum. The audio tour is very well done. Don't forget to look at the building itself, especially the ceiling in the main area.

Thank Leslie H
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

This is a very good small museum, right in the centre, packed full of fantastic art works. It wasn't crowded and it felt like I had the place almost to myself. A good way to spend a couple of hours.

Thank Richard B
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