Le Clos Arsène Lupin, Maison Maurice Leblanc is a museum
dedicated to Arsene Lupin,
the fictional hero imagined by the writer Maurice Leblanc.
simple website of Arsene Lupin
15 rue Guy de Maupassant, 76790 Étretat
+33 2 35 10 59 53
Maurice Leblanc (1864 - 1941) was a french novelist.
, construction of the Anglo-Norman half timbered house.
Maurice Lupin first rented the house
before buying it in 1918
, renaming the property "Clos Lupin".
Maurice spends the summer during two decades
imagineing the adventures of "Arsene Lupin".
Maurice Lupin leaves for Perpignan where he dies 1941
the house is sold by his son Claude Lupin,
owners change several times.
Florence Boespflug buys the house back
with the idea to create a museum for
the property and the collection were bought by the region Haute Normandy,
the department Seine Maritime and the city of Etretat.
The clus Lupin is now part of a historic road
of writers houses.
It is one of the most visited writers house in France.
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