Chateau de Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas' House, Le Port-Marly

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Built in 1846 by the architect Hippolyte Durand, Chateau de Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas' House is the country house of the writer Alexandre Dumas, père. Dumas named the chateau after one of his most successful novels: The Count of Monte Cristo. During your visit, you can see sculptures on either side of the building, and unique items decorate the interior. The writer had portraits of historic playwrights placed above each ground floor window, but pride of place goes to Dumas himself, who still greets you from above the entrance. Durand’s writing studio is also on the grounds.

The entire property is operated as a public historic museum memorializing Dumas, père. To visit Chateau de Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas' House and get the most from your holiday in Le Port-Marly, create itinerary details personal to you using our Le Port-Marly online holiday planner .
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  • Beautiful place with especially large lovely garden. Alexandre Dumas area more than Monte Cristo with an exhibition on his life - his work in the 'Castle' or rather large and beautiful home. On the menu: busts, genealogy, works but no interactivity. I agree with some comments that specify that come out of the frame of visit/animation is sad. I confirm, despite the beautiful weather. No access inside the chateau d'if, simply a glass door at the entrance to see his study. So to: - the garden - an animated visit or dramatised and non solo - a small activity in the region when looking for something simple, historic and accessible
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  • Very nice Castle beautifully highlighted, we meet on the steps of Dumas and his heroes. All in an English garden that good surprises. Do not forget the "Castle of If" place of isolation and writing of the writer. A real pleasure... Access to this site a bit poorly indicated, and the surprising parking.
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  • Visiting this château where Alexandre Dumas Père (the elder of two Dumas writers ) lived and wrote makes for a charming couple of hours. Do not expect a ‘Palace of Versailles’ style castle, but rather...  more »
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