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COVID-19 informations


From 30 May 2020


Due to the Coronavirus epidemic, the Balzac Museum has adapted visiting conditions and the services provided to visitors to guarantee everyone's health and safety: 


- Inside the museum, all adults and children aged 11 and over must wear masks at all times.

- Hydroalcoholic gel is available for visitors in the shopmuseum.
- To maintain a distance of at least one metre between each person, staff may further limit access to some areas.  
- Visitors are asked to purchase their tickets online ahead of time. When buying tickets onsite, they are encouraged to use a contactless payment card. 
- In the shop we ask visitors to touch articles only when taking them to the till for payment and preferably to use a contactless payment card.
- The visit route is: 1st floor, 2nd floor then ground floor. Circulation on the spiral staircase between the 1st and 2nd floors is carried out under the supervision of the museum staff. 
- 20-minute presentations (for groups of up to 10 people, with reservation recommended) are available for visitors (visit departures at fixed times). 

- Room information sheets are not available anymore throughout the tour itinerary.


- Fun-filled trails for children have been cancelled until further notice.


- Reception staff are not authorised to look after your bags, headphones or other personal belongings.


- Balzac Museum new opening times:

Open every day except Tuesday (last ticket sold 30 minutes before closing). 
  • 1 April to 30 June: 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 6pm*
  • 1 July to 31 August: 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 7pm*
  • 1 Sept to 30 Sept.: 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 6pm*
  • 1 Oct to 31 March: 10am to 12:30pm and 2pm to 5pm

 *The park remains open between 1pm and 2pm.


The information on this page is subject to modification.


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