1. Medan: Maison Zola Guided Tour and Dreyfus Museum
Step into history and discover the Maison Zola and Dreyfus Museum. Have a guided tour through the meticulously designed home of the celebrated French novelist Emile Zola, then visit the Dreyfus museum to learn more about the infamous political scandal. The Maison Zola has been completely renovated to show the public the environment where Emile Zola lived with his wife. See where the illustrious writer lived for almost a quarter of a century and produced many of his famous novels, such as “Au Bonheur des Dames” and “La Bête humaine”. Learn about the work and life of this famous novelist while you explore the author's study and see the fascinating arrangement of certain spaces, representative of the modern and progressive spirit of the Zolas. From there, visit the Dreyfus Museum, Musée Dreyfus, adjacent to the Maison Zola. This relatively new space is dedicated to the infamous Dreyfus Affair scandal and contains a wealth of historical content and original scenography. Explore the first museum space dedicated exclusively to this historical event, and gain new understanding of the history of French society and the public image of Emile Zola.