Museum

Domaine départemental de la Vallée-aux-Loups

87 rue de Chateaubriand - 92290 Châtenay-Malabry

92 - Hauts-de-Seine

Description

The Maison de Chateaubriand, where the author lived from 1807-1817, continues the memory of its illustrious owner. Chateaubriand divided his time there between the planning of the building, the park, and his writing work. Classed as a historic monument, the house still has the atmosphere of a romantic 'chartreuse', as it was known by its occupant. The English park, which surrounds the house, is the image of this wandering traveller: Lebanon cedar, Louisiana cypress, horse chestnut ...

Services and facilities of the establishment

  • Restaurant

Entrance fees and modalities

Independent tour

Outside exhibition periods: €3 (€1.50 concessions)
During exhibition periods: €4 (€2.50 concessions)

See conditions for concessionary tickets on the website.

Guided tour

Tuesday to Saturday 3pm / 4pm (November to February) or 3pm / 4pm / 5pm (March to october)
Outside exhibition periods: €5 (€3.50 concessions)
During exhibition periods: €6 (€4.50 concessions)

See conditions for concessionary tickets on the website.

Free

The park is free for all.

Methods of payment

  • CB/Visa
  • Eurocard/Mastercard

Exceptional closure

The house is closed for the first two weeks of January.

Opening times

The house: Tuesday to Sunday 10am-12pm and 1pm to 5pm (November to February) or 10am-12pm and 1pm to 6.30pm (March to October)
The park: open daily from 9am-5pm (November to February) or 9am-7pm (March to October).

Exceptional opening

  • Easter
  • Easter Monday
  • Ascension Day
  • 1 May
  • 8 May
  • Whitsuntide
  • Whit Monday
  • 14 July
  • 15 August
  • 1 November
  • 11 November

Voir la carte

Domaine départemental de la Vallée-aux-Loups

87 rue de Chateaubriand
92290 Châtenay-Malabry
Tel.. +33 (0) 1 55 52 13 00
chateaubriand@hauts-de-seine.fr
http://vallee-aux-loups.hauts-de-seine.fr/

  • RER - Robinson
  • Bus - 194, 294

Offer adapted to disabled visitors

  • Hearing Hearing
  • Mental Mental
  • Physical Physical
  • Visual Visual

Access facilities

  • Loan of wheelchairs
  • Free admission for disabled visitors on presentation of proof
  • Free admission for the accompanying person

Accessibility information

Physical disability :
- The house is accessible via a prepared path
- It is recommended that visitors with disabilities be accompanied for reasons of comfort as the path to the house includes a 300 m slope
- 3 benches installed along the path at various points

Hearing impairment:
- Email bookings can be made to the following address: vtrouble@cg92.fr
- An induction loop is installed at the welcome desk
- Information cards describing the house and park are available at the welcome desk
- House staff speak French Sign Language

Visual impairment:
- An electronic magnifying glass can be used by the cultural mediator during talking tours
- Room information cards written in large font
- Documents in braille for permanent collections
- Tactile tours on request, for more information please contact staff on +33 (0)1 55 52 13 00
- Readings of Chateaubriand’s works offered, for more information and dates, contact +33 (0)1 55 52 13 00

Mental disability:
- Audioguides can help visitors be more independent
- Easy-to-read booklet available: discovering the museum in images and learning the house’s history in a fun way

Inside:
- Folding chairs that can act as supplementary canes are available for talking tours (sitting height 53 cm, maximum weight 110 kg) upon presentation of ID
- Row of rooms on the ground floor are accessible
- Shop door width: 69 cm
- 1st floor and lower ground floor with toilets and projection room not accessible (2 staircases with 16 steps, 1 with 17 steps)
- Video screening of inaccessible parts of the house
- Toilets located on the lower-ground floor (inaccessible), toilets in the park not adapted for wheelchair users, nearest accessible toilets are in the Parc de l’Arboretum (in the building of the greenhouse for gardening classes, 700 m from the house)
- Authorization to drive up to the house in a car is given to visitors holding a European parking card, to be presented to welcome staff at the gate
- Disabled spaces in visitor parking area (junction of Rue Chateaubriand, Rue Anatole France & Rue Eugène Sinet) are more than 300 m from the entrance gate to the park
- Entrance has two height increases easily navigable for people with reduced mobility: one 3.5 cm and one 3 cm

More details on accessibility

Museum in the same district: 92 - Hauts-de-Seine

Museum in Paris and in the Paris Region: Museum

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