Maison de Balzac

47 rue Raynouard - 75016 Paris
In the heart of the former village of Passy, the Maison de Balzac is the only one of the novelist's Parisian homes that remains today. It was in this pavilion on the hillside of Passy that Balzac wrote 'La Comédie humaine'. The museum displays, among other things, personal memorabilia of the writer and his family, as well as numerous first editions, manuscripts and illustrations. Paintings, engravings and documents relating to his family and contemporaries are also on display. The museum organizes exhibitions and events on themes relating to the writer.
Documentation centre, concerts, readings (for adults).

Free for all (except during temporary exhibitions)
Hearing impaired:
- Booking/ contact by SMS and/or email
- Audioguides equipped with induction loops
- Self-guided tours possible
Visually impaired :
- External light management system in common areas
- Tactile visit
- On the website: consultation of the entire 'Comédie Humaine' and, with a browser, the possibility of enlarging the font size.
- With specific equipment, access to the text through a summarized reading or Braille transcription.
- Souffleurs d'Images" (Image whisperers) proposed by the association Regard'en France Cie, Centre Recherche Théâtre Handicap (rbookings:
- Tactile visits are available for groups on request.

Paris for people with disabilities


47 rue Raynouard
75016 Paris
Parking lot
Passy, 2 Rue Claude Chahu - 75016 Paris
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