Musée de Picardie
Maison de Jules Verne
Jules Verne (1828–1905) wrote some of his best-known works of brain-tingling – and eerily prescient – science fiction under the eaves of...
Constructed in the early 1400s, Amiens' massive square belfry has a mid-18th-century top that was rebuilt after it was damaged in 1940...
Cathédrale Notre Dame
The largest Gothic cathedral in France (it's 145m long) and a Unesco World Heritage Site, this magnificent edifice was begun in 1220 to...
Designed by Gustave Eiffel's architectural firm in 1892, this exquisite ex-insurance office now attracts chic, well-off 30-somethings...
Two dozen stalls sell picnic supplies, including cheese. Situated 500m due west of the cathedral.
48 rue de la République · interesting places nearby
Musée de Picardie information
Housed in a dashing Second Empire structure (1855–67) with a jaw-droppingly impressive central room, the Picardy Museum is surprisingly well endowed with archaeological exhibits, medieval art and Revolution-era ceramics.