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Rodin Sculpture Garden

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A great free(!) place to see Rodin sculptures at any time of day

The Rodin sculpture garden is a beautiful outdoor art site to visit. Even at night it is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MaryAnne K
Great collection and supplemented by even more inside

The garden is lovely set next to the Cantor Museum in the midst of tree-shaded Stanford Univ... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Bart C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Rodin sculpture garden is a beautiful outdoor art site to visit. Even at night it is beautifully lit. Definitely a must see if you are in the area.

1  Thank MaryAnne K
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The garden is lovely set next to the Cantor Museum in the midst of tree-shaded Stanford Univ. campus. An excellent collection that you can visit and even picnic near. Plus, more Rodin inside the free museum too. It does get busy on weekends.

1  Thank Bart C
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

The outdoor sculpture garden is a nice place to visit when you are out for a family bike ride. Even my teenage boys enjoyed it! If you have more time, go inside the museum next to the garden; it's free!

2  Thank Bonnie B
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

This is the largest collection of Rodin sculptures outside France. They provide additional interest to a visit to the Stanford campus, but not worth much time unless you are a Rodin scholar.

Thank Jeff87877
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Not to be missed. Wonderfully displayed. A special place to visit and to see the genius of Rodin. Go inside to see more especially the huge Thinker.

Thank gorlinjay
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Small sculpture garden but very impressive. Rodin’s Gate of Hell is the main attraction - an incredible piece of art.

Thank Reslimpan
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Visit this sculpture garden at any time of the night or day. There are benches in the shade and picnic tables available. Parking is free after 4 PM and on weekends.

1  Thank KathrynAHall
Reviewed 16 May 2018

This was such a pleasant surprise to discover, quite a collection of Rodin sculptures, wonderfully displayed and a great spot to take interesting photos.

1  Thank Paula W
Reviewed 29 April 2018

The Rodin Sculpture Garden contains a selection of 20 Rodin bronzes on the beautiful Stanford University campus. We visited the garden, which is free and open to the public, on a sunny spring Saturday afternoon. The garden is just outside the Cantor Arts Center at...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Stanford has the most complicated Rodin sculpture collections. Many people picnic by the garden. It’s festinating to watch the video in the art museum that demonstrated how these sculptures were made. Be sure to tour the art museum while you are in sculpture garden.

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Jason M
19 January 2018|
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Response from Trekandmore | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. The famous doors and more. There are more rodin pieces inside though so if you are there during museum hours.
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Virginia Z
11 November 2017|
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Response from Jordi F | Reviewed this property |
No, it's not. These group of sculptures is right next to the Cantor Arts Center (museum). But not far from Memorial Church, on the Memorial Court Park, there is also a small group of Rodin sculptures.
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