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Medan: Maison Zola Guided Tour and Dreyfus Museum

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Activity provider: Cultival
Guided tour

Medan: Maison Zola Guided Tour and Dreyfus Museum

Activity provider: Cultival

From US$ 10.26 per person

Discover the Maison Zola and Dreyfus Museum on this guided tour. See how the celebrated French novelist Emile Zola lived, then visit the Dreyfus Museum to dive into the infamous political scandal.

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Duration 45 minutes
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  • See the charming home of Emile Zola and learn how the famous writer lived
  • Explore Musée Dreyfus and uncover fascinating insight into the famous scandal
  • Gain new understanding about the private life of Emile Zola thanks to your guide
  • Learn all about the infamous Dreyfus Affair and see incredible scenography
  • Explore the inspirational space where Zola produced many of his famous novels
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Step into history and discover the Maison Zola and Dreyfus Museum. Have a guided tour through the meticulously designed home of the celebrated French novelist Emile Zola, then visit the Dreyfus museum to learn more about the infamous political scandal. 

The Maison Zola has been completely renovated to show the public the environment where Emile Zola lived with his wife. See where the illustrious writer lived for almost a quarter of a century and produced many of his famous novels, such as “Au Bonheur des Dames” and “La Bête humaine”.

Learn about the work and life of this famous novelist while you explore the author's study and see the fascinating arrangement of certain spaces, representative of the modern and progressive spirit of the Zolas.

From there, visit the Dreyfus Museum, Musée Dreyfus, adjacent to the Maison Zola. This relatively new space is dedicated to the infamous Dreyfus Affair scandal and contains a wealth of historical content and original scenography.

Explore the first museum space dedicated exclusively to this historical event, and gain new understanding of the history of French society and the public image of Emile Zola.

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    In the courtyard, in front of the Dreyfus Museum reception. In case of emergency on the day of your visit, you can contact the number below: Monday to Friday: +33 1 42 46 92 04 Saturday, Sunday and French bank holidays: +33 6 25 42 28 91 Cultival agency is closed on Saturday, Sunday and French bank holidays. Please contact directly the phone number and do not send any message through GetYourGuide, you will not receive a reply. For any cancellation or modification of your booking, please contact GetYourGuide customer service.

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    • Free access is given to the Dreyfus Museum before or after the guided tour of the Maison Zola (9:30-12:30 AM/1:30-5:30 PM).
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    March 27, 2023

    Très bon guide

    February 23, 2023


    Superbe visite

    December 29, 2022


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