Skip-the-line & Semi-Private Guided Tour: Rodin Museum

Skip-the-line & Semi-Private Guided Tour: Rodin Museum
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$88.24
Duration: 1.5 to 2 hrs
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Description

One of the world’s most famous sculptors is on display in the mansion where he worked for years creating and collecting artifacts. On this 1.5 to 2 hour semi-private tour, up to 8 guests will explore rooms filled with Rodin’s personal collection and artwork. Your expert guide will share the stories and secrets behind the most iconic works, helping you to understand this French artist and the role he played in the 20th century art.

The rooms are studded with sculptures and selections of more than 200 paintings that Rodin had accumulated over his life. You’ll explore his various studies of the human form, including numerous hands and the life-sized “The Walking Man.” Learn about his contemporaries, whom he depicted in clay, like the French writer Balzac. Discover the details of his masterpiece, “The Gates of Hell,” including the most recognizable of Rodin’s work, “The Thinker.” After exploring the inside of the museum, you can stroll the beautifully manicured gardens where more sculptures are on display. Through this epic collection of his works, you’ll learn all about this renowned artist who became, even if unwittingly, a father of modern sculpture.

One of the world’s most famous sculptors is on display in the mansion where he worked for years creating and collecting artifacts. On this 1.5 to 2 hour semi-private tour, up to 8 guests will explore rooms filled with Rodin’s personal collection and artwork. Your expert guide will share the stories and secrets behind the most iconic works, helping you to understand this French artist and the role he played in the 20th century art.