Victor Hugo House

  • Thematic house

Victor Hugo lived with his family for 16 years in this appartment on the Place des Vosges.

Today, the museum has been set up in such a way as to take you on a journey through the life of the writer, while evoking his writings, thanks to the documents, objects and works of art or furniture that belonged to him or that he created himself. The museum regularly organises temporary exhibitions.

Opening and closing times

Every day throughout the year between 10 am and 6 pm. Closed on Monday. Closed exceptionally on January 1st, May 1st and December 25th. Last entrance at 5:30 pm

Store closes at 5:45 pm.


Reservation fee + entrance fee per person. A fixed price is charged for an activity with a Paris Musées cultural facilitator.
External guide accepted
For more information on prices, please consult the dedicated page on the website or contact [email protected]

Bulk ticketing: dedicated rates for CSEs, associations and communities and for tourism professionals.

Adult: Access to the museum's collections is free.
Admission to temporary exhibitions is subject to a charge.

Free entry for children < 18 years, Job-seeker.
Group rate available for > 20 people.

Prices for temporary exhibitions vary. For more information, visit the museum's website.

Free for residents of Roma which is twinned with Paris.



  • Minimum number of people : 20

Additional information

  • Tea room, interior garden, bookshop, adult and family audio guides.
  • Visitor applications: Knowing Victor Hugo; for all visitors Chez Victor Hugo; Ask Adèle Hugo exchange application


Types of visits available

  • Unguided individual tours available permanently
  • Guided individual tours available permanently
  • Unguided group tours on request

Average length of visit

  • 75 minutes (individual)

Services and facilities


  • Lift


  • Guided tours
  • Wi-fi


  • Activity
  • Children's entertainment


Spoken languages

  • French

Documentation languages

  • English
  • French

Visit languages

  • French

Languages of educational signs

  • English
  • French

Audioguide languages

  • English
  • French
  • French sign language
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Additional information

Child language auguiguide (8-12 years old) : French
Prices audioguides adults and children : €5


  • Hearing disability
  • Mental disability
  • Physical disability
  • Visual disability
  • Hearing disability
  • Mental disability
  • Visual disability
  • Accessible for self-propelled wheelchairs
  • WC + grab handle + adequate space to move
  • Documentation available in Braille
  • Relief map, tactile model or audio device description available at the reception
  • Reception staff sensitized to the reception of people with disabilities


Bus : 20, 29, 69, 76, 96
Mtro : Linne 1 - Saint-Paul
Line 1 - Bastille
Line 5 - Bastille
Line 8 - Chemin Vert
Line 8 - Bastille

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  • Booking required
    External guide accepted