François Schuiten added the sphère armillaire (or armillary sphere) to the tower in 2005, and the re-opening of the house was in the following year. The tromphe-l'oeil fresco is also his work:
Nellie Bly (whose grave I visited in NYC) is also included in the loft here.
A representation of Jules Verne on his deathbed.
A death mask of Verne.
From the top to the bottom of the staircase. A wonderful place.