Champagne Country Sights

Maison Jules-Verne

  • 2 rue Charles-Dubois Map It
  • Amiens

Published 06/25/2015

Fodor's Review

Jules Verne (1828–1905) spent his last 35 years in Amiens, and his former home contains some 15,000 documents about his life as well as original furniture and a reconstruction of the writing studio where he created his science-fiction classics. If you're a true Jules Verne fan, you might also want to visit his final resting place in the Cimetière de la Madeleine (2 rue de la Poudrière), where he is melodramatically portrayed pushing up his tombstone as if enacting his own sci-fi resurrection.

Sight Information

Address:

2 rue Charles-Dubois, Amiens, 80000, France

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Phone:

/03–22–45–45–75

Sight Details:

  • €7.50
  • Mid-Apr.–mid-Oct., Mon., and Wed.–Fri. 10–12:30 and 2–6:30, Tues. 2–6:30, weekends 11–6:30; mid-Oct.–mid-Apr., Mon. and Wed.–Fri. 10–12:30 and 2–6, weekends 2–6

Published 06/25/2015

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