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Notes on…The house museums of Paris

28 September 2013

9:00 AM

28 September 2013

9:00 AM

It doesn’t matter how many times they expand the Louvre or the Musée d’Orsay, Paris’s past is so colossally rich that it could never be squeezed into its great public buildings. The city has instead developed its own breed of ‘house museum’ — ready-made monuments to its distinguished inhabitants.

It’s not just regular tourist stops like the Maison de Victor Hugo, either.

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