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Maison de Jules Verne

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My son (14), daughter (11), husband (!!!) and I (?!?) spent an hour touring the house. They have a... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
Lisa F
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Durango, CO
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Jules Verne's house is lovingly turned into a museum that honors him and his work. It is filled... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2018
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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...more
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2 rue Charles Dubois, 80000, Amiens, France
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Reviewed October 29, 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 October 17, 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 October 14, 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 October 3, 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 September 24, 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 Lisa T
Reviewed September 12, 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
3  Thank lazenlondonuk
Reviewed September 5, 2018

The maison de Jules Verne is a lovely place nof far from the centre of Amiens . Not only the building is worth a visit but also the items on display going from old books to a lot of artefacts and also the cabinet where...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Maurice M
Reviewed August 13, 2018

One of the few places Thatcher had a guide booklet in english. English speaking staff. It felet like we were able to see all of Jules vernes Home. Didnt know so much about JV, just that he had written Around the world in 80 days,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Eva M
Reviewed August 7, 2018

This is a fun and intriguing museum to visit. Amiens is very proud of Jules Verne and with good reason. His published works are impressive, but so is his house - as you go up higher, it gets more and more fantastical. The group of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Alison F
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Visited here last month (I was in Amiens for the European Science Fiction convention so it was a must do thing) Well worth a visit even if you have only a passing interest of the writings of Jules Verne

Date of experience: July 2018
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Sharon H
January 30, 2018|
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Response from ingoldman |
According to the museum website: underground parking at Cinema Gaumont (800m from the house, 3 boulevard de Belfort)
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Yes, €7.50, €19 for a family.
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