Maison de Victor Hugo Member

6 place des Vosges - 75004 Paris

Le Marais - 4e Arrondissement


Victor Hugo lived on the second floor of the Hôtel de Rohan-Guéménée from 1832 to 1848. He wrote some of his major works there: Marie Tudor, Ruy Blas, Les Burgraves, Les Chants du crépuscule, Les Voix intérieures, a large part of Les Misérables... and received Lamartine, Vigny, Dumas, Gautier... A tour of the apartment illustrates the three main stages of his life (before, during and after exile). Through the display of his furniture, different memorabilia and some astonishing interior decoration produced during his exile in Guernesey. The first floor is devoted to temporary exhibitions and displays his drawings as well as an iconography of his literary work. A rich library is open to the public by appointment. The museum organizes talks in the apartment of Victor Hugo and workshops for young visitors (information at the museum office).

Architectural style

  • Louis XIII


  • Arts décoratifs
  • Beaux-Arts
  • Histoire
  • Littérature
  • Mobilier
  • Peinture
  • Sculpture

Services and facilities of the establishment

  • Educational activities
  • Bookshop
  • Visitor tools

Languages spoken

  • English

Documentation in a foreign language

  • English

Visitor tools

Audio guides in six languages.

Educational activities

Contact the museum for more information.

Entrance fees and modalities

Independent tour

Permanent collections : free
Temporary exhibitions:
Full price €8
Reduced price €6

The Paris Musées card allows you to visit all the temporary exhibitions of Paris City museums, unllimited access and without line, during one year.
Prices : €40 (individual card); €60 (duo card); €20 (-26 years old). Informations on

Group tour

10 to 20 people, booking required on +33 (0) 1 42 72 10 16.


Permanent collections are free for everyone.

Free for young people and children

under 18s

Closing times


Exceptional closure

Mondays and public holidays

Opening times

From Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 6pm

Voir la carte

Maison de Victor Hugo

6 place des Vosges
75004 Paris
Tel.. +33 (0) 1 42 72 10 16

  • Subway - Bastille
  • Bus - 20, 29, 65, 69, 76, 96

Offer adapted to disabled visitors

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

Access facilities

  • Adapted activities and visits

Accessibility information

-Physical disability: accessibility to different spaces.
-Visual impairment: magnified information devices, signs and documentation in Braille and large writing.
-Audio impairment: video guide in French Sign Language, reception and video room with hearing loop.
-Mental disability: easy-to-follow visit guide.
For more information, go to
Online contact form at

'Tourisme & Handicap' marked establishment

  • 'Tourisme & Handicap' mark
  • For hearing disability For hearing disability
  • For mental disability For mental disability
  • For physical disability For physical disability
  • For visual disability For visual disability

Museum in the same district: Le Marais

Museum in the same arrondissement: 4th arrondissement

Museum in Paris and in the Paris Region: Museum

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