Victor Hugo House (Hauteville House)

For fourteen years, Hauteville House was home to famous French writer Victor Hugo, during his time in exile from France. Hugo spent his time there writing his masterpieces, as well as personally decorating the house. Visits are available by guided tour only; tours are available in English and French and last about one hour.

Guided tours only for the visit of the house.
Duration: one hour. Tours start every 20 minutes
(or 30 minutes between 12 and 2 p.m. in April and September) with a maximum of 10 people per group.
Languages of the tours available: French, English and German (upon request and availability).

Access to the garden is free of charge (contact us for the opening times).
Lecture in the garden lasts one hour, with a maximum of 15 people per group.  This lecture focuses on Victor Hugo in exile, his house and the decoration he made, his work and his political fights, moving in the garden around the fountain, the bench of Contemplations and the Oak of the “United States of Europe”. The lecture is illustrated by photographs, the oldest coming from the photographic library of the Victor Hugo’s house in Paris.


Admission: Full price: £7 (adults from 27 to 59 years old), Reduced price: £5 (over 60s, unemployed, teachers, with proof of entitlement), Youth rate: £4 (14 to 26 years old), Free entrance: up to 13 years old, disabled visitors and their guest or helper, personnel of the City of Paris, ICOM card. School groups: £1 per person (teacher and student).

Opening: Open from 2 April until 27 September.

From 1 April the museum is open from 12 noon to 4pm from Monday to Saturday.
From 1 May the museum is open from 10am to 4pm from Monday to Saturday, including all bank holidays. Hauteville House closes for the season at the end of September.

Perry's guide reference: Town Map K10
Accessible using the following bus routes: Walking distance from Town Bus Terminus

Make the most of your visit to Guernsey

2015 Channel Islands Heritage Festival

A group of small islands with big history.

2015 Channel Islands Heritage Festival

Island Hopping

Enjoy the best of our Bailiwick with visits to our neighbours.

Island Hopping

Tasty Walks

Enjoy two of Guernsey's best aspects: Great food and stunning scenery.

Tasty Walks

The Island of Romance

View our special romantic getaway offers here.

Romantic Getaways