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Maison de Jules Verne

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An impressive historical site.

Honestly, I didn't know about Jules Verne before going to Amiens though I had read "Around the... read more

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Hira N
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A real surprise, great museum.

Worth a visit whether you are a fan of his books or not. Upon entry, you are given a written guide... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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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All reviews his life interesting house science fiction spiral staircase flying machines famous author adventurous spirit fascinating insight english language guide short walk from the centre staff were very helpful inspiring place entrance fee great exhibits nice visit well worth a visit rainy day
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Reviewed yesterday 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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

3  Thank lazenlondonuk
Reviewed 5 September 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

2  Thank Maurice M
Reviewed 13 August 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

1  Thank Eva M
Reviewed 7 August 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

1  Thank Alison F
Reviewed 6 August 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

1  Thank EricCheshire
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

A fascinating insight into his life and work and also of Amiens in his time. Staff were very helpful to my wife in assisting with the elevator to avoid the steep spiral staircases.

1  Thank Viewlander
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

The Jules Verne house in itself is good for a nice short visit. I love 19th century interiors ( so I am extra happy to live now) but in this place I especially liked the weird machines. ( rocket is favorite) A pity there are...More

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Sharon H
30 January 2018|
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According to the museum website: underground parking at Cinema Gaumont (800m from the house, 3 boulevard de Belfort)
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Jessica S
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Response from Erik S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, €7.50, €19 for a family.
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