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Maison de Balzac

House Museum Paris, France

Visiting a literary house Maison de Balzac

The Maison de Balzac is a museum house in Paris dedicated to the very famous writer Honoré de Balzac. It is located near the famous Bois de Boulogne park, in the residential district of Passy. It is the only still visitable house belonged to the author.

In this visit you will enter the author's world, through his memories, like portraits of some characters, paintings, unpublished and original designs. On the ground floor you will find a library containing Balzac manuscripts, books, letters, illustrations and other interesting materials. In this humble apartment the author has created the "Comedy humaine", one of the best collections of novels.

Opening Time
    Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    Thursday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    Friday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    Saturday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    Sunday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

+33 1 55 74 41 80

47 Rue Raynouard, 75016 Paris, France

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