Practical Information

Opening Hours and Contacts

The museum, its garden, and the café Rose Bakery welcome visitors from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 am to 6 pm except on May 1st, December 25th, and January 1st.

Free entrance to the garden

Museum entrance fee: 9 €/Full - 7 €/reduced

Last entrance for the visitors with a ticket: 5:30 pm

Last entrance for the visitors without a ticket: 5:15 pm

Online ticket: Date selection [Maison de Balzac - Balzac, Daumier et les Parisiens] - Paris Musées

Free admission: - 18 years old, job seekers, beneficiaries of minimum social benefits, art history students, disabled people and their companions, ICOM

The garden and permanent exhibition are accessible to visitors with disabilities. Feel free to ask our reception team for any question.


47, rue Raynouard (entrance by the 49, rue Raynouard)

75016 Paris


+33 (0)1 55 74 41 80






The library welcomes anyone interested in its collections from Tuesday to Friday. Please contact us before your visit by phone or via the form, selecting "Library" as the subject of the message.

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Métro : Passy (ligne 6) or La Muette (ligne 9) 

RER C stations Boulainvilliers or Radio France

Bus : 22, 32, 52, 70, 72

Vélib' : 4, rue du Ranelagh ; 1, rue de Passy ; 1-3, rue Chernoviz

Mobile app

Let yourself be guided by the Maison de Balzac's app and immerse yourself in the work and life of this famous 19th-century writer! The museum's mobile application offers routes for all types of visits.

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The museums of the City of Paris have strengthened their security measures.

We kindly ask you to open your bags at the entrance and show their contents.

Lockers are available at the entrance of the Maison de Balzac. Bags larger than 40 x 30 cm will not be permitted.


The garden and permanent collections are accessible to people with reduced mobility. Our reception team is available to assist and guide you.

Coffee shop

The Rose Bakery café welcomes you during the museum's opening hours and offers salads, pastries, hot dishes, cold beverages, and hot drinks.

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