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Musee Bourdelle

#149 of 1,057 things to do in Paris
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Address: 18 rue Antoine Bourdelle | 15e, 75015 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 1 49 54 73 73
10:00 - 18:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 18:00

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A pleasant stroll among big statues exhibited in lovely little gardens

I discovered this little museum and found it extremely interesting and pleasant, especially the wide range of rather big statues exhibited in the lovely little gardens. It is a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Helena G
Brittany, France
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Brittany, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I discovered this little museum and found it extremely interesting and pleasant, especially the wide range of rather big statues exhibited in the lovely little gardens. It is a very peaceful place full of atmosphere, undoubtedly because Bourdelle had his studio and an apartment there which can be visited. The entrance to the museum is free.

Thank Helena G
Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum was a good find, not far from Gare Montparnasse. It is free to visit. There are many fantastic sculptures to see. There is a garden with sculptures as well as halls and rooms with sculptures. I particularly enjoyed seeing the artist's studio. I bought a book of his work as a souvenir.

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London, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Bourdelle was a pupil of Auguste Rodin, so it is fitting that this museum has a feel similar to Musee Rodin, with the artist's works being pleasingly displayed indoors & in garden settings. "Hercules the Archer" is the sculptor's best known piece. "The Dying Centaur" leaves one feeling uncomfortable.

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Punta Allen, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Not particularly impressive unless one is specifically interested in the works of Antoine Boudelle. Most visitors to Paris are limited in time, so unless you just happen to be nearby. not a big miss. The museum is free, although the reception would have you believe otherwise for a minimum donation.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

We love this place! The museum consists the great masterpieces of the Great sculptor. Very beautiful garden inside the mansion.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

As a fan of Rodin, this museum was obviously a must-see. It's absolutely gorgeous. The gardens are absolutely lovely and the studio etc are just lovely and feel very intimate. A very quiet museum even on Saturday - do not miss out as the scale of the sculptures are astounding!

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

Possibly my favourite museum in Paris. Walking around the Bourdelle's studio, which is beautifully preserved, feels quite special. His sculpture's are unique, beautifully made, and in some cases gigantic. Walking into the main sculptural hall is sensational, like entering a religious tomb. The museum also had a interesting video on the casting process for his bronze sculptures, and some interactive... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

This was Bourdelle's studio where he and his team created some of the best sculptures at the turn of the 20th century. The museum is intimate and well laid-out. Paris has no shortage of great museums, but if you ever find yourself in the area, there is no excuse of not paying it a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

This amazing museum is off the beaten track but well worth seeing. The sculptor Bourdelle's work is preserved and well presentedin a beautiful high-ceiling musee. The musée also has gardens with sculptures and his original studio. It is free to the public. Easily accessible by metro and bus.

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Daejeon, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

If you enjoy sculptures this is the place to go. Many sizes and mediums. Very impressive. Very close if you're near Montparnasse Tower and cemetery.

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