After more than thirty years of waiting, Maison Gainsbourg, the house of the artist, opens its doors to the public in spring 2022.

A place of pilgrimage

The 5 bis rue de Verneuil, in the 7th arrondissement in Paris, is one of these essential addresses in the capital. A place of pilgrimage for many, this graffiti-covered house was the home of the illustrious Serge Gainsbourg for more than 20 years. It is now official, this house will be transformed into a museum dedicated to the singer. A bookshop-boutique, a café-restaurant and a piano bar are also to be discovered. Come on, a little more patience ! Maison Gainsbourg, that is the name given to this new Parisian cultural center, is due to open its doors to the public in spring 2022. , the first visitors are expected in spring 2022, and more precisely from March, according to Le Figaro.

the walls of serge gainsbourg house rue de verneuil
The walls of Serge Gainsbourg’s house, rue de Verneuil

Two addresses will be to visit

Moreover, the ticket office will soon open. So what should you expect when you open the doors of the Maison Gainsbourg museum ? According to the official website, two addresses will be to visit, starting with 5 bis rue de Verneuil, where the artist lived from 1969 until his death on March 2, 1991, and 14 rue de Verneuil which will house a museum as well as a Maison Gainsbourg bookshop and boutique. Here, fans of the singer will be able to discover the different facets of the artist through the different eras crossed during his career: the Left Bank of the early 60s, the Swinging London of the 70s and the 80s between palaces. and the Palace.

A hybrid space

To top it off, 14 rue de Verneuil will unveil a hybrid space, called the Gainsbarre. During the day, the latter will host a café-restaurant open for breakfasts, lunches and afternoon-teas, and at night a cocktail bar and restaurant, not to mention a piano bar, inspired by the early years of Serge Gainsbourg’s musical career, which , let us remember, died on March 2, 1991. The Maison Gainsbourg will therefore offer a real twinned route with, on the one hand, an intimate visit of the singer’s former home, guided by an immersive audio experience of around thirty minutes, and on the other, a dive into life, the work and career of Serge Gainsbourg.

Maison Gainsbourg,

14 rue de Verneuil


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