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Maison de Balzac

Maison de Balzac, Paris © OTCP - Christophe Fouin

In the heart of the old Passy village, the Maison de Balzac is the last famous Parisian novelist’s house to exist today....

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47 rue Raynouard

75016 Paris

District : Trocadéro - Passy

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Description
In the heart of the old Passy village, the Maison de Balzac is the last famous Parisian novelist’s house to exist today. It was in this house that Balzac wrote 'La Comédie Humaine'.
The museum, along with other things, holds personal memories of the writer and his family, numerous original editions, manuscripts and illustrations. You can also see paintings, engravings and documents about his loved ones.
The museum also organises exhibitions and events about the author.
Reference library, concerts, readings (for adults).
Maison de Balzac, Paris © OTCP - Christophe Fouin

Maison de Balzac

© OTCP - Christophe Fouin

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Collections

Decorative Arts, Literature, Manuscripts, Furniture, Painting, Photography, Rococo (18th century), Neoclassicism (18th century - 19th century), Romanticism (18th century - 19th century)

Statute

Municipal

Services and facilities of the establishment
Services

Educational activities

Documentation in a foreign language

English, Japanese

Educational activities

Public readings (for adults), reference library, in French. Stories and themed activities and tours for children, in French. Booking required by telephone 01 55 74 41 80 or dac-reservationbalzac@paris.fr

Other

Bookshop

Business area
Number of meeting rooms

2

Number of private rooms

0

Room rental

Yes

Entrance fees and modalities
Independent tour

Permanent collections: free entry for all visitors (except during temporary exhibitions). Temporary exhibitions: Full price: €4 Discounted price: €3 Young people (from 14 to 26): €2

Group tour

Groups of 25 people or more: book at least a month in advance by phone +33 (0) 1 55 74 41 80 or fax +33 (0) 1 45 25 19 22.

Free

Permanent collections are free for all visitors. Fee for temporary exhibitions. (free for under 14s).

Free for young people and children

Under 14 years.

Free and reduced for disabled people

Free and reduced for disabled people : Free for the disabled and an accompanying person on presentation of written proof.

Opening times
Closing times

Monday

Opening times

10am - 6pm

Opening of ticket desks

Doors close at 5.30pm

Maison de Balzac

47 rue Raynouard, 75016 Paris

Events
La Comédie Humaine : Dotremont, Duchamp, Picasso, exposition

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from Friday 13 March 2015 to Sunday 14 June 2015

Une œuvre entre chaque ligne.Avec La Comédie humaine : Dotremont, Duchamp, Picasso, la Maison de Balzac...


Address details
Maison de Balzac

47 rue Raynouard
75016 Paris
GPS : 48.8554071 / 2.280876400000011

Telephone : +33 (0) 1 55 74 41 80 - Fax : +33 (0) 1 45 25 19 22

Contact

Website : www.balzac.paris.fr

Access

District : Trocadéro - Passy

  • Subway Passy
  • Bus 32, 50, 70, 72
  • RER Boulainvilliers
Access facilities offered to disabled people

Free for the disabled and an accompanying person on presentation of written proof.


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