European Heritage Days 2019 at Balzac’s house

Published by Rizhlaine F. · Updated on 21 September 2019 at 21h15 · Published on 21 September 2019 at 12h20
Balzac’s house will open for European Heritage Days on September 21 and 22, 2019. The occasion to discover this major monument recently renovated.

Balzac’s house is in for European Heritage Days 2019 in Paris. Recently renovated, this place if one of Honoré de Balzac’s rare houses you can discover today. You’ll visit a museum returning on the life of the famous French writer, as well as the office where he corrected the entire “La Comédie Humaine” [The Human Comedy]. A go-to address for French literature fans.

For European Heritage Days, Balzac’s House offers you a “Carnet de voyage d’hier à aujourd’hui”, that is to say a journey from yesterday to today, a drawing workshop during which you can draw watercolor sketches, a tour guided by artist Angélique Ivanov. You’re expected then on September 21, 2019 at 3:30 p.m.

And if you have a talent for the French language and if you have a sharp tongue, meet on Sunday September 22, 2019 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to take part in a Verbal Joust workshop. Pro et Contra will be provided by Les Tréteaux de France, Centre Dramatique National. The aim is to defend a position and support an argument during an oratory joust and win the jury’s vote. A wonderful occasion to show off your speaker talents in front of people!

European Heritage Days 2019 Program in Paris and the Ile-de-France Region:

And to get your bearings more easily, we've made you some themed guides:

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From 21 September 2019 to 22 September 2019



    47, rue Raynouard
    75116 Paris 16