The Musée Rodin is located inside the Hotel Biron, in the 7th arrondissement of Paris. This must-see destination showcases the life and work of French sculptor and painter, Auguste Rodin. During his lifetime, Rodin actually lived and worked at the Hotel Biron which he left a great legacy of his work. Officially transformed and reopened as the Musée Rodin in 1919, this museum holds more than 6,000 pieces of sculpture, and 7,000 sketches and paintings. Living in the 7th arrondissement is no inexpensive fare, so if you wish to be near the museum you may be better off renting a Paris luxury apartment rental as opposed to staying in a hotel.
The 7th arrondissement is not only the location of the Musée Rodin, it shares a similar address with the Eiffel Tower, the Musée d’Orsay, and the National Assembly. To begin a Paris luxury vacation, you should start by planning to stay in the 7th, which is near all of the greatest sites in city.
If you are one accustomed to wealth and luxury it would be wise to invest in a Paris vacation apartment
. The real estate in the area of the Musée Rodin is not likely to fall as it has in other areas of the housing market. The 7th is the epitome of elegance and class, both of which are in timeless demand.
With a home base in the 7th, you will find it easy to visit Rodin’s most famous and highly regarded works at the former Hotel Biron. His sculptures especially are timeless. Crowds gather every day to commune with Rodin while viewing “The Kiss,” “The Thinker,” and the “The Gates of Hell,” among other masterpieces. The museum also has a gallery featuring the work of female artist, Camille Claudel, and another of Rodin’s personal collection of other artists, featuring pieces by Renoir, Van Gogh, and Monet.
Specifically, the Musée Rodin is located at 79Rue de Varenne. Take the Metro to Varenne; RER: Invalides. It is open every day of the week, save Monday, from 10am-5:45pm. Admission is 5€ for the museum and garden, 3€ for the museum alone, 1€ for the garden only 1€ A family ticket for two adults and one child may be purchased for €10. Ages 18 and under are free. Call +33 1 44 18 61 10 for more information.