Clos Lupin photo by Bourrel

Le Clos Arsène Lupin, Maison Maurice Leblanc is a museum
dedicated to Arsene Lupin,
the fictional hero imagined by the writer Maurice Leblanc.
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15 rue Guy de Maupassant, 76790 √Čtretat
+33 2 35 10 59 53

Maurice Leblanc (1864 - 1941) was a french novelist.

1850, construction of the Anglo-Norman half timbered house.
1915 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".

1939 Maurice Lupin leaves for Perpignan where he dies 1941.
1952 the house is sold by his son Claude Lupin,
owners change several times.

1998 granddaughter Florence Boespflug buys the house back
with the idea to create a museum for "Arsene Lupin".
2011 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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