Maison de Balzac

Museum in Eiffel Tower & Western Paris

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. There’s a lot of memorabilia, letters, prints and portraits – perfect for die-hard Balzac fans.

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