Maison de Victor Hugo is a museum preserving the house that Victor Hugo lived in for 16 years in the 19th century. The mansion was converted into a museum when a large donation was made by Paul Meurice to the city of Paris to buy the house. Victor Hugo wrote some of his major works is this house: Marie Tudor, Ruy Blas, Les Burgraves, Les Chants du crépuscule, Les Voix intérieures, and a large part of Les Misérables. A visit of the apartment illustrates the three main stages of his life (before, during and after exile) through the display of his furniture, different memorabilia and some astonishing interior decoration carried out during his exile in Guernesey.
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