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

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History Museum
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. See Chateau de Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas' House and all Le Port-Marly has to offer by arranging your trip with our Le Port-Marly itinerary planner.
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  • Located in a very beautiful with pretty small cacades Park, this visit is very interesting if we did tour the 2nd Sunday of the month, because you learn a lot about Alexandre Dumas. It can be done also in free visit the other Sunday and right now there is a temporary exhibition: the works of alexandre Dumas in comics that is not visible in guided tour.
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  • Beautiful area with its renaissance, his castle of yew Castle and its gardens. Say that all this should have disappeared at the beginning of the 1970s, without the determination of a collective love of Alexandre Dumas and the site. Fortunately!
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  • Beautiful muséum about Alexandre Dumas with paintings , his Life ,and after walk in The amazing and quiet garden  more »
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  • Lovely place, but a bit expensive for what it is
  • Beautiful little castle to human size, only remains that owned Alexandre Dumas. The guided tour is exciting, however there is no time to look at the exposed elements: there is so much to say and too little time to do it. However you can walk alone in the Park, a playground for the imagination: the passages under the stones, the chateau d'if, the garden...
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  • Remains of Alexandre Dumas, the castle of Monte Cristo transports you at the time of the author through documents and engravings, as well as the architecture of the place and the garden.
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  • A pretty Castle but in comparison to which can be found rather small what in France so on castles.
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  • Very beautiful castle and work House by Alexandre Dumas. And only 40 minutes away by public transport from the Centre of Paris
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