Visit Maison de Balzac, the house in which Honoré de Balzac wrote "La Comédie Humaine". The museum presents you with personal memories belonging to the writer and his family as well as priceless and numerous original editions, manuscripts, and illustrations. You will also enjoy an exhibition of paintings, engravings, and documents about his relatives.
If you manage to attend at the right time, check out the temporary theme exhibitions and events about the author as well.
In 2012, Maison de Balzac was renovated in order to meet current standards and now has a more modern appearance. The house is also notable for underlying cavities, which have been identified by pottery shards as former troglodyte dwellings dated to the time of the late Middle Ages. These excavations, however, are not open to the public. Before you head to Paris, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Paris online trip itinerary planner , to make sure you see all that Paris has to offer, including Maison de Balzac.
Maison de Balzac Reviews
Je suis allé visite la maison de Balzac Aujourd'hui c est une très bonne visite Ce n est pas très grand mais c est intéressant de voir cet endroit où Balzac à vécu quelques années Pour information la ... more »I went to visit the house of Balzac Today it's a very good visit It's not very big but it's interesting to see this place where Balzac lived a few years For information the visit is not free it's 8 euros provided cashed in C is a good time to pass I can recommend to make this visit
J'ai passé un bon moment dans cette maison bien rénovée Balzac l'a connu entouré de plaines aujourd'hui la maison est entourée de beaux immeubles et de jardins qui permettent la possibilité d'une prom... more »I had a good time in this well renovated house Balzac knew it surrounded by plains today the house is surrounded by beautiful buildings and gardens that allow the possibility of a pleasant walk after visiting the museum
Fascinating museum, it's as if you were with the author
His mansion was very very small and also most of his furniture was missing. From the exhibition I couldn't tell how he lived and that was unpleasant. Also his garden looked like a mess because of this hot temperatures these days. All in all I don't think it was worth it visiting his house.
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