Paying tribute to the universal and humanistic influence of Victor Hugo’s works, Mr. Daisaku Ikeda, founder of the Fuji Art Museum and the Min’on Concerts Association, created the « Victor Hugo House of Literature » at the Château des Roches, in Bièvres, France on June 21, 1991. The « Victor Hugo House of Literature » hopes to become an international meeting place for literature and the arts in order to promote cultural exchanges.
Hundreds of original editions, manuscripts, old photographs and documents about his youth, his loves, his years in exile and his political evolution. These works, many of which were discovered outside of France, have found their place once again in our national heritage.
Victor Hugo House of Literature :
A 11 Hectare estate bordering the Bièvre river. Park, lake, walking paths
• Gather and display Victor Hugo’s works and original books
• Set up study programs and research on Victor Hugo in collaboration with universities and Hugo specialists
• Organize exhibits on various great authors
• Organize conferences, exhibits of works of art…