Rodin Museum is particularly made for the famous 1800s French artist Auguste Rodin. It highlights his 50 years of work and contribution to sculpture.
The Rodin Museum in Paris is among two museums in France dedicated to Rodin. The other Rodin Museum is located in Meudon.
The most convenient 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.
Aside from its art collections, the structure of the Rodin Museum alone is worth visit.
The 18th century building is believed to be put up as a residence. It is built in the center of three-acre gardens, each facing three sides of the building.
Visitors at the Rodin Museum evenly appreciate both the beauty of the collection and the gardens where the museum is situated. In fact, larger sculpture of Rodin have been put up in the garden, making it a part of the landscape and adding allure to the scenery.
Most 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 housed in museum are The Cathedral, The Kiss, The Hand of God, and The Thinker.
The Rodin Museum in Paris has different opening times in summer and winter. From April to September the Rodin Museum is open from 9.45 am until 5.45pm. The Gardne closes at 6.45pm. Opening hours from October to March are an hour shorter with the museum closing at 4.45pm and the garden closing 15 minutes after.
Minors or those below 18 years old can enter for free. Standard ticket or that of adults is in 6 euros, 4 euros for reduced tickets. If you choose only to wander around the garden, you would have to pay only a 1 euro.