Jules Verne's house

Famous writer Jules Verne elected to live in Amiens for much of his life, and left more than a few traces...

Jules Verne settled in Amiens in 1871, and lived there until his death in 1905. Over those years, he involved himself heavily in local life, served as a city counsillor, became chairman of the Academy of Science, Arts & Literature, was a board member of the Caisse d’Epargne, and a member of the Société Industrielle. His house, nicknamed the House with the Tower, has since become a must-see landmark for Jules Verne fans avid to learn more about him. He wrote over 30 novels in it, including most of his Voyages Extraordinaires series...

More information is available on the official website of Jules Verne's house.

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