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Maison de Jules Verne

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Address: 2 rue Charles Dubois, 80000, Amiens, France
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+33 3 22 45 45 75
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Mon 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Wed - Mon 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wed - Fri 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Welcome in Jules Verne's Home... Come and visit the house where the famous...

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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Quite small but good way to spend an hour

Covers 3 floors and you go up the tower in the centre of the house. Lots of original furniture, pictures, books etc. I enjoyed it.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 26, 2016
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

This is a must see for any visitor to Amiens AND it's extremely well done ! It is well presented and gives a great insight to this author. A pleasant easy stroll from the centre of Amien

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Amiens, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

The house where Jules Verne has spent the last days of his life is an interesting adventure that will encourage your fantasy.

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

The Jules Verne house was top of my list to visit and we were not disappointed. The house is very much set up as a museum but the flow makes for an interesting visit. We very much enjoyed the fabulous original advertising posters depicting books/plays and latterly films. The spiral staircases are crazy but strangely not out of place in... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Covers 3 floors and you go up the tower in the centre of the house. Lots of original furniture, pictures, books etc. I enjoyed it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

We hadn't particularly intended to visit the Maison de Jules Verne, but we were glad we did. Informative displays, with a guide folder available in English, and you got quite a sense of what it might have been like to live in the house. Great memorabilia of all the films etc made using his books.

Thank Gordon W
Corpus Christi, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Our tour guide was great. Very knowledgable about literature and history. He took an interest in us as a group. Mansion was average.

Thank Dawn G
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Nice little museum house of Jules Verne. Its a little walk outside the city center area of Amiens but as a fan of his books I still want to give it a visit. Was really nice, like a little timetravel along his life, books and how all those fantasy stuff evolved.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

We've visited this house a few times as it us absolutely amazing. It has very strange opening hours but a late pm visit is usually best. Be aware there are a lot of steep stairs to climb once inside the house which us a good 10 minute walk from the centre of Amiens.

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

We visited the Maison de Jules Verne at the end of a long day tramping the streets of Amiens and were rewarded with a venue that was emptying out very quickly. The exhibits are staged through what was Verne's life, and are a really interesting insight into one of France's great writers....but looking at the numbers leaving as we arrived,... More 

Thank PRFluffy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

At the desk tell them your nationality and they will loan you a booklet telling all about the museum and what you will be seeing. That really helped us enjoy his home. The 3rd floor is done in the style of 20,000 Leagues under the Sea. Worthwhile museum to visit

Thank Jane S

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