Fodor's Expert Review Maison Jules-Verne

Amiens Historic Home

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.

Historic Home

Quick Facts

2 rue Charles-Dubois
Amiens, Hauts-de-France  80000, France

03–22–45–45–75

www.amiens.fr

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: €8, Closed Tues. mid-Oct.–mid-Apr.

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