Musée Jules Verne
The Musée Jules Verne details the work and tells the fascinating life story of one of France's most famous authors. Jules Verne is Nantes' most famous son, with the museum housed in a beautiful 19th century chateau that evokes the style and passion of the writer himself.
Our central Radisson Blu Hotel Nantes allows guests to effortlessly reach the captivating Musée Jules Verne to learn about the world's second most translated author. The classically designed hotel provides an excellent range of facilities for visitors, ranging from tranquil spa treatments to one of the most popular restaurants in Nantes.
Visiting the Musée Jules Verne
Located next to the beautiful Loire River, the Musée Jules Verne displays various items owned by Jules Verne as well as beautifully constructed replicas of his inventions.
The Jules Verne museum itself is split into eight sections, showing how his imagination grew from a young boy playing on the river to writing the masterpieces of 'Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea' and 'Around the World in Eighty Days'. Additionally the Musée Jules Verne has painstakingly recreated the writer's drawing room, helping holidaymakers to step inside the mind of one of France's literary icons.
The museum also tells the story of Jules Verne in Nantes and how the city shaped his writing as well as housing interactive displays about how his work has been translated into film and TV.
Staying in Nantes
Guests of the Radisson Blu Hotel Nantes are perfectly situated to enjoy all that the city has to offer. Located in Nantes cultural hub, visitors will be able to explore the area's historic city centre and attractions such as the Musée de l'imprimerie and Place Royale.