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We enjoyed Musee Jules Verne even though only about half of the exhibit has an English translation. There was a gentleman there who was very anxious for us to view his virtual reality film. We had a delightful time.
For true Jules Verne fans a bit of a let down:
1. Although Verne stemmed from Nantes, he didn't actually live at what is now the museum, consequently
2. There are very few actual artifacts connecting with him.
3. There are a few models, mainly...More
For fans of Jules Verne, this is a little gem! Our son is a real fan, and he thoroughly enjoyed this stop. While my husband and I are not as big of fans, we still enjoyed the exhibits and found it very informative and kept...More
Nantes is the birthplace of Jules Verne. Even the main attractions of Nantes, Les Machines de L'ile and the Carrousel des Mondes Marins, are inspired by the books of this fantastic writer. However, this museum is very small, very old-fashioned and adds almost nothing to...More
It is exciting to walk where the father of science fiction spent his childhood and the literary scene of Nantes at this time was a fertile ground for the future literary star. This museum lends more understanding about how this prolific author's talent was nurtured...More
After walking up the steep hill, we were disappointed to find the museum closed for lunch -check times before you go.
Set in a house on several levels, overlooking the river, there are many artefacts about the life of Jules Verne.
If you are very...More
Jules Verne hailed from Nantes so if you are interested in the author or his works this will be of interest to you. The museum is on three floors with plenty of interesting artefacts from Verne's life. As other reviewers have stated there is some...More