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Rodin Museum

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The Barnes Foundation

Both are rated highly by professional reviewers. On balance, The Barnes Foundation ranks slightly better than Rodin Museum. The Barnes Foundation comes in at #1 in Philadelphia with recommendations from 10 publications like Travel + Leisure, Frommer's and Condé Nast Traveler.

Both are rated highly by professional reviewers. On balance, The Barnes Foundation ranks slightly better than Rodin Museum. The Barnes Foundation comes in at #1 in Philadelphia with recommendations from 10 publications like Travel + Leisure, Frommer's and Condé Nast Traveler.

tripexpert score
95
#2 in Philadelphia
location

Franklin Parkway at 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19101

endorsements
  • 10 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    If you are a fan of sculpture this is a must. Full Review →

  • 8

    Condé Nast Traveler

    Devoted to the French Impressionist and home to one of Philadelphia’s loveliest gardens. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    This jewel of a museum holds the biggest collection outside France of the work of sculptor Auguste Rodin (1840–1917). Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    The beautiful, intimate Rodin Museum, in a 1929 Paul Cret building, exhibits the largest collection of the master's work (129 sculptures) outside the Musée Rodin in Paris. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    The newly renovated museum has Rodin's great works The Thinker and Burghers of Calais. Full Review →

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97
#1 in Philadelphia

2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130

  • 10 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    Includes more paintings by Renoir than anywhere else in the world, and more works by Cézanne than in all the museums of Paris. Full Review →

  • 8

    Condé Nast Traveler

    Displays works by masters like Matisse, Cézanne, and Renoir in a peaceful salon-style setting. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    While the statistics are impressive—81 Renoirs, 69 Cézannes, 59 Matisses, 46 Picassos, 7 Van Goghs, 6 Seurats (and many more)—almost more inspiring is this soaring marble-and-glass museum. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    This world-renown museum is stuffed with some 8,000 largely Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    Exceptionally fine collection of impressionist, post-impressionist and early French modern paintings, including works by Cézanne, Degas, Matisse, Monet, Picasso, Renoir and Van Gogh. Full Review →

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