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Maison de Jules Verne

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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excellent museum of the life and times of Jules Verne

just a short walk from the cathedral, you will find the house of JV. There are a large number of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Worcester, United Kingdom
Everything inside was so well put together. Definitely a must

Such a beautiful place and full of history. Everything is in top condition. You can visit 4 flours... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2019
Laurentiu P
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“his life”(21 reviews)
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...more
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2 rue Charles Dubois, 80000, Amiens, France
+33 3 22 45 45 75
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All reviews his life spiral staircase science fiction nice house museum house adventurous spirit fascinating insight english guide short walk from the centre inspiring place well worth a visit on display self guided tour couple of hours great museum author books
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Reviewed 1 week ago

just a short walk from the cathedral, you will find the house of JV. There are a large number of aretfacts belonging to the author, his publisherand his family. but i liked the many film posters and the first editions best. There is an audio...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 6 February 2019 via mobile

Such a beautiful place and full of history. Everything is in top condition. You can visit 4 flours of pure history, with multiple rooms

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Laurentiu P
Reviewed 4 February 2019

I highly recommend visiting Jules Verne's house. We discover the everyday world of one of the most published and best-known authors in the world. We can pinpoint the atmosphere of this great popular author. It is the intimate atmosphere of the author, the context in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

This is a small, quirky museum, but does present an interesting window into the life and work of the author. Prepare yourself in advance by reading the long Wikipedia article on Jules Verne, as the exhibits in themselves don’t give enough detail on, for example,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jon A
Reviewed 30 October 2018

My son (14), daughter (11), husband (!!!) and I (?!?) spent an hour touring the house. They have a guide in English, which was exceedingly helpful and insightful. The home is a great respite from touring battlefields and cathedrals, especially for the older kids, though...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Jules Verne's house is lovingly turned into a museum that honors him and his work. It is filled with memorabilia and artifacts. There is a spiral staircase you takes from floor to floor, but fear not, there is an elevator for those that need it....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Honestly, I didn't know about Jules Verne before going to Amiens though I had read "Around the world in 80 days" when I was young. The reception staff was really nice. They gave me a file with all the information in English about all the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Hira N
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Worth a visit whether you are a fan of his books or not. Upon entry, you are given a written guide in your language. The self guided tour is very informative and covers 4 floors. A spiral staircase leads you up each level. You begin...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David B
Reviewed 25 September 2018

This is a great way to spend a couple of hours learning about Jules Verne and about society in 19th Century French city life. The adaptation of this charming house is very well designed and packed with interesting things to see. Very welcoming staff and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank M26BKlisat
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Excellent visit.Very atmospheric rooms coveying a deep sense of history. Was very moved emotionally at being in the famous surroundings, Various floors of memorabilia and connected artefacts. Dont miss the little room where the author wrote,its easy to do so as its roped off in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Sharon H
31 January 2018|
Response from ingoldman |
According to the museum website: underground parking at Cinema Gaumont (800m from the house, 3 boulevard de Belfort)
Jessica S
3 September 2016|
Response from N551MDeriks | Reviewed this property |
Yes, €7.50, €19 for a family.
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