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The former home of the 19th-century author Victor Hugo is now a museum with exhibits on his life.
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6 Place des Vosges, 75004 Paris, France
Le Marais
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was surprised that one did not have to pay an entrance fee to the museum. But the audioguide for 5 Euro was totally worth the price. Without that i would have been lost and missed a lot of details. 30 minutes is what it...More

Thank Hans L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went in because it was included on our Paris Museum pass. I stronglt recommend purchasing the museum pass, as it also serves as a tremendous time saver for busier museums because you can skip the lines to buy tickets. In this case, it got...More

Thank Eric G
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Audio guide €5 and you will be pretty lost without it. Most things are only in French. Some interesting recreations of the rooms he lived in, and as most places of interest the house itself deserves a look. Didn't really tweak my monkey, but as...More

Thank Paul_n_Cris
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Very nice small museum of the apartment where he spend quite a part of his live. The bedroom where he died was conserved and looks very original.

Thank Peter D
Reviewed May 30, 2018

Step back in time, and get a glimpse, into the Life of Victor Hugo. His home is something you should see. The ornate decorations and period furniture are very well maintained. Some of the wall hangings depict characters from his novels. It is interesting to...More

Thank ocsprinter
Reviewed May 22, 2018

I am happy to include this into out long list of places to visit in Paris. very historic and elegant with all original furniture an dhis hand writing all from his grand children.

Thank Asal S
Reviewed May 9, 2018

I would highly recommend this to anyone familiar with Victor Hugo and his work. The admission is free and it's informative and interesting.

Thank Alan F
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

An interesting place to visit if you have an interest in learning more about the life of Victor Hugo! Each room tells a different part of his life along with displaying furniture, art and memorabilia.

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

I read Les Miserables and the Hunchback of Notre Dame in my younger years. Since then I have seen multiple dramatizations of both on screen or in the theater. I was interested in learning more about the author behind these masterpieces. The museum is free....More

Thank elpasokib
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

This wasn’t horrible I guess, but it’s just not an amazing museum or historic house. It was quite forgettable and not really worth a trip. The line to enter was quite long even on a weekday afternoon and it felt much more like a tourist...More

Thank Jeanne C
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