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Detail view at Maison de Victor Hugo.
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Maison de Victor Hugo.

Maison de Victor Hugo

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Maison de Victor Hugo

Former home of famous author Victor Hugo

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Maison de Victor Hugo is the former home of the well-known 19th Century author, Victor Hugo. The museum, which Hugo lived in from 1832-1848, tells the story of his life through interesting displays and collections of drawings, paintings and documents. It is operated by the City of Paris.

The museum itself is located in the Place des Vosges and dates back to 1605. Hugo was 30 years old when he moved in with his wife Adele, and this is where he wrote many of his famous masterpieces. Displays in the apartment illustrate the three main stages of his life (before, during and after exile). See Chinese and medieval furniture in his dining room and living room, and check out the master bedroom where this famous author died in 1885.

Maison de Victor Hugo
6 place des Vosges, Paris
Area
The Marais
Phone
01-42-72-10-16
Website
www.paris.fr/portail/Culture/Portal.lut?page_id=5852
Hours
10am-4:30 Daily. Closed Mondays and bank holidays