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Stendhal Museum - Dr Gagnon's Apartment
20 Grande-Rue, 38000 Grenoble Driving directions
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Sat 10am-noon, 2pm-6pm, 1st Sun of every month 2pm-6pm; school hols: telephone for timetable - closed Bank Hols

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The house allows visitors to soak up the atmosphere of the bourgeois apartment where Henri Beyle spent part of his childhood and get a feel for the work of the future writer. A number of paintings depict Stendhal's family and teachers in the Italian salon. In the study, you can take a look at the works exhibited in Dr Gagnon's library, Stendhal's grandfather, while the natural history room is full of minerals and stuffed animals.

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