Rodin Museum and its collection

Rodin Museum

The Rodin Museum, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is an art museum that boasts one of the largest collections of works by the renowned sculptor Auguste Rodin outside of Paris. This makes it a significant destination for art enthusiasts and admirers of Rodin's work.

Collection of the Rodin Museum

Opened in 1929, the Rodin Museum is managed by the Philadelphia Museum of Art. It houses nearly 150 objects, including bronzes, marbles, and plasters, all created by Rodin. This extensive collection provides a comprehensive overview of Rodin's artistic range and mastery.

Renovation of the Rodin Museum

In 2012, the Rodin Museum underwent a significant renovation, costing $9 million and lasting three years. This renovation aimed to restore the museum to its original vision of showcasing Rodin's works, ensuring that visitors can appreciate the art in a setting that reflects the artist's intentions.

The Thinker at the Rodin Museum

One of Rodin's most famous works, The Thinker (1880–1882), is prominently displayed in the entry courtyard of the museum. This iconic sculpture is a must-see for any visitor and sets the tone for the impressive collection inside the museum.

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Rodin Museum
Benjamin Franklin Parkway 2151
PA 19130 Philadelphia

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Opening hours

10:00 – 17:00
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00


0 – 12Free
13 – 18Free


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Benjamin Franklin Parkway 2151, Philadelphia

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