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Maison de Jules Verne

2 rue Charles Dubois, 80000, Amiens, France
+33 3 22 45 45 75
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Fascinating and unusual place.

This was a lovely, quirky little museum well worth the 10 / 15 minute walk from the cathedral. It’s... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Northwich, United Kingdom
Nicely decorated rooms

Houses where famous people lived tend to be a bit boring. But in this case the house is fairly big... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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Welcome in Jules Verne's Home... Come and visit the house where the famous writer lived for 18 years in Amiens and where he wrote most part of his work. You will discover a luxurious private mansion of the XIXth century that will make you discover Jules Verne, his life and his "Extraordinary Voyages". From 15th April to 14th October, opened every day. From15th October to14th April, closed on Tuesday.
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  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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2 rue Charles Dubois, 80000, Amiens, France
+33 3 22 45 45 75

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a lovely, quirky little museum well worth the 10 / 15 minute walk from the cathedral. It’s a house rented by the famous author for a decade in which he wrote some of his best known stories. Full of moentos, books, scripts photos,...More

Thank neddyb1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Houses where famous people lived tend to be a bit boring. But in this case the house is fairly big, with many rooms. The rooms are all in a nice style. Within the rooms there are many exemplars of Verne's books, displayed quite nicely. There...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very interesting museum with lots of books and posters and some lovely models of flying machines from Jules Verne's books.

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is nice too see and feel the place where Jules Vernes worked and lived. But since the rooms are all not original it is more like a museum out of this period. You will find many things from JV and of course it is...More

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jules Verne lived in this house from 1882 to 1900 and wrote 44 books there. We cannot remember seeing a house museum as well done as this one. It was just over the top and filled with his memorabilia. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

1  Thank foodie78247
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On Friday's from 16:30 there is no entrance fee. We had this luck. Personally I would have expected to see more tange-able items of Jules Verne brain. But that is all to do with expectations. The models displayed I feel interresting and nice.

Thank Sjaak O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Neat look into the home of the writer. Cool architecture. Worth a visit. The highlight of Amiens for my science-nerd husband.

Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This venue is the home of Jules Verne that has been opened as a musee of the great writer. Fans of Jules Verne will find this well worth the time to stop by and enjoy the exhibits. Our son (a writer himself) especially enjoyed viewing...More

Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We visited the house of Jules Verne and we liked it a lot. Of course, the fact that you visit the house with a guide make the visit even more interesting. Interesting to know more about a writer I liked a lot when child.

Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed 9 June 2017

The house is a gorgeous art nouveau era home and shows that Verne was lucky enough to enjoy the fruits of his labours in his own lifetime. The sheer numbers of the books he wrote was a revelation to me. The house also has exhibits...More

Thank shelleybeachbelle
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Yes, €7.50, €19 for a family.
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