Maison de Balzac

Maison de Balzac information

Paris , France
Address
Street 47 rue Raynouard, 16e
Getting there
metro Passy or Avenue Président Kennedy
More information
www.balzac.paris.fr
Opening hours
10am-6pm Tue-Sun
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Lonely Planet review

This pretty, three-storey spa house is where realist novelist Honoré de Balzac (1799–1850) lived and worked from 1840 to 1847, editing the entire Comédie Humaine here. There’s lots of memorabilia, letters, prints and portraits – perfect for die-hard Balzac fans.