Rodin Museum

Visit the Rodin Museum in Paris if you are looking for things to do that are inexpensive and offer plenty of great site seeing.  Opened in 1919, this museum is dedicated to the works of the French sculptor Auguste Rodin. The museum is comprised of two sites, at the Hôtel Biron and surrounding grounds in central Paris, and a second just outside Paris at Rodin’s old home, the Villa des Brillants atMeudon (Hauts-de-Seine).  At the Hôtel Biron also you can walk through a Rose Garden and look at some of Rodin’s finest pieces such as “The Thinker” and “The Gates of Hell.

While living in the Villa des Brillants Rodin used the Hôtel Biron as his workshop from 1908, and subsequently donated his entire collection of sculptures (along with paintings by Vincent van Gogh and Pierre-Auguste Renoir that he had acquired) to the French State on the condition that they turn the buildings into a museum dedicated to his works.

Planning a visit to the Rodin Museum in Paris?  Here’s the info you’ll need

HOURS OF OPERATION

Open Tuesday to Sunday, Closed on Mondays
Museum, temporary exhibition, garden and shop: 10:00am – 5:45pm

  • Last tickets sold at 5:15pm
  • Garden cleared at 5:00pm from October 1 – March 31
  • Museum closed on January 1, May 1, and December 25

LOCATION

Musée Rodin
79, rue de Varenne – 75007 Paris

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CONTACT

Phone : +33 (0)1 44 18 61 10
Fax : +33 (0)1 44 18 61 30

GETTING THERE

Paris Metro: Varenne (line 13) or Invalides (line 13, line 8)
Paris RER: Invalides (line C)
Bus : 69, 82, 87, 92
Car Parks : Bd des Invalides

WEBSITE

Rodin Museum Official Website


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