Important Facts About Rodin Museum Paris
The Rodin Museum is dedicated to the life and works of Auguste Rodin, one of the most eminent French names in 19th century French sculpture whose works spanned more than half a century.
This museum is only one of the two art houses built in commemoration for the said artist, the other one being in Meudon, France.
The easiest way to get to the Rodin Museum using the Paris metro system is to get off a Verenne Metro station and walk. The Rodin Museum is signposted when you get out of the station. The address of the Rodin Museum Paris is 77 Rue de Varenne.
Quite apart from the art displayed at the Rodin Museum in Paris, the building in which it is housed is worth visiting.
In the 1700s, Rodin Museum building was originally made for a private home. It is regarded to be uniquely built as the house is situated in the middle of three-acre gardens on every side of the building.
Many people who visit the Rodin Museum in Paris appreciate wandering around the gardens just as much as they admire the art exhibitions. In fact, several of Rodin’s larger sculptures are set in the gardens adding an attractive aesthetic dimension to a naturally beautiful surroundings.
Almost all of the art pieces of Rodin Museum are by Auguste Rodin while some of them are by a contemporary of him, Camille Claudel. Among Rodin’s works exhibited in museum include The Cathedral, The Kiss, The Hand of God, and The Thinker.
Opening time of the Rodin Museum in Paris differs according to the season. During winter, October to March, it is open from 8:45 AM to 4:45 PM and the garden closes at 7 PM. On summers, it is open from 9:45 AM to 5:45 PM with the garden closing at 6:45 PM.
A standard ticket to the Rodin Museum costs 6 Euros while a reduced ticket is 4 Euros. Some people come just for the garden and can buy a garden only ticket for 1 Euro. Under 18’s get into the Museum without fee.
The Rodin Museum Paris is in quite a central and easily accesible location at 77 rue de Varenne. for further reading material on other cultural sites in the city please read our guide to Paris art museums