Hosting events at the museum

An exceptional location, now available for our professional partners. Overlooking one of the most iconic squares in Paris, the Place des Vosges, the Maison de Victor Hugo serves to preserve and promote the memory of this unique genius: a writer, poet, artist, decorator and political campaigner whose public commitments have transcended their historical context to remain deeply relevant models of moral activism for our time. The items and artefacts gathered together in the apartment where he lived from 1832 to 1848, the exhibitions exploring the uncannily contemporary resonance of his works, and the library and archives open to researchers and amateur enthusiasts, not to mention our special programmes of activities for schools and disabled visitors, will draw people of all ages and origins into the world of Victor Hugo. La Maison de Victor Hugo is also delighted to welcome companies who wish to organise conferences, seminars or receptions in these prestigious surroundings. By choosing to host your event with us your company becomes a partner of the museum, helping us to continue our work. (Gérard Audinet, Director of the Maison de Victor Hugo and Hauteville House.)

Victor Hugo’s apartment, with a total floor space of 280m², can be hired in various formats, centred around the Red Room and Chinese Room:
•    VIP private view of the museum
•    photo shoots/films
•    press conferences
•    seminars
•    conferences
•    breakfast or cocktail
•    dinners
The museum can provide: chairs, screen for projection, TV, sound system, tables, lectern, work surface. All guests are welcome to visit the apartment and the temporary exhibition on the first floor. The museum can put you in contact with events management agencies, caterers and various other services: musicians, actors, magicians for special themed evenings etc.
Prices: depending on the space hired and the duration of your event. The basic price does not include security and insurance costs. Additional services may be invoiced separately: presentation by a Hugo expert (French, English, Spanish).
For more information please get in touch.
Opening times:
Evening visits, conferences, cocktails, dinners: every day from 18:00
Breakfast: every day until 10:00
Cocktails, conferences, etc.: after 18:00
Filming, conference, seminars: Mondays only, from 8:00am until late evening
The Museum adheres fully to the City of Paris’ Charter of Ethics.
First floor – exhibition space
Equal in size to Hugo’s apartment (280 m²), the first floor is dedicated to temporary exhibitions and thematic shows focusing on specific dimensions of the permanent collections. With a layout and design which are regularly transformed to suit the requirements of the next exhibition, this space is also ideal for hosting conferences or cocktail receptions. The first floor facilities can be hired along with the apartment, or independently.
They offer a maximum hosting capacity of:
•    breakfast, cocktail: 100/200 guests
•    sit-down dinner: 90 guests
•    seated conference/seminar: 100 people
The same opening hours and services apply as for the apartment. All guests are welcome to visit the apartment and current exhibition.
Parking nearby: Parc Saint-Antoine open 6:30am – 2:00am
Partners who have hosted events at the Maison de Victor Hugo: Le Crédit Municipal, EDF, Ernst & Young, France Telecom, Groupe Rodhia, PBO Presse, Shangri-la Hôtels, Stam Europe, Editions First, Presse Pocket Jeunesse…
The museum staff are on hand to show you around this exceptional cultural attraction, answer any questions you may have and generally ensure the success of your event: historical research, provision of official images for your event invitations etc.
Director: Gérard Audinet, Head Curator and Director of the Maison de Victor Hugo and Hauteville House
Partnerships, facility hire: Thierry Renaudin, Secretary General
Press, publicity: Florence Claval
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Maison de Victor Hugo
6 Place des Vosges
75004 Paris
Tel: 01 42 72 10 16

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38 Hauteville, St Peter Port
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