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Musee de l’Armee des Invalides

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Skip the Line: Paris Army Museum and Tomb of Napoleon
from US$ 13.88*
Skip the Line: Paris Army Museum and Tomb of Napoleon
from US$ 13.88*
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Located right in the heart of Paris in the prestigious of the Hôtel national des Invalides, the museum is to one of the largest military history and art collections in the world, offering a unique overview of the history France. It is one of the 5...more
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129 rue de Grenelle | Hôtel National des Invalides, 75007 Paris, France
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+33 1 44 42 38 77
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 8 February 2005

We didn't know what to expect from a "war museum," but it turned out to be one of the more interesting museums in Paris. It starts out with the sandal of a Roman soldier and goes throughout world history. There are exhibits of horse armor...More

24  Thank Mir2001
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 19 March 2014

As you walk towards the entrace to the basilica which contains Napoleon's Tomb (front of the Hotel de Invalides or the Invalides Hospital) there is a sign saying ''Tickets' and an arrow pointing back towards the visitor centre. This 100% implies you need a ticket...More

12  Thank Gracebabes
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I have been to Paris twice before and did not know this museum existed. I visited one day after Armistice Day, so it felt quite special to see many of the floral arrangements still in place - particularly at General Ferdinand Foch's tomb. Also seeing...More

Thank Brentus1988
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is claimed to be the largest military history and art collections of France. Exhibits include Napoleon's tomb and detailed historical development of weapons in the country. Nice to spend hours here.

Reviewed 1 week ago

worth visit to get a in depth view at French military history. the museum seems to span the complete recorded history of the french military. the WW2 exhibit provide a good look at life before, during and after the war.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To begin, there is a lot to see here and it is all interesting. I took the audio guide which provides great additional details on top of some descriptions provided near the artifacts in both French and English. You are free to visit any and...More

Thank CharlieV2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We very nearly gave this one a miss but are so glad we didn't. This is a massive museum and our ticket allowed us to go back on more than one occasion. It is a military museum but it should be of interest to anyone...More

1  Thank Simon C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Museum is a great place to visit with a lot of things to see and look at, especially the tomb of Napoleon which is in one of the most amazing buildings in Paris. I would recommend this as a must see attraction

1  Thank HXRob72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Tomb of Napoleon in its magnificent setting below The Dome sets the tone for a walk thru French history. An incredible collection of armor and weapons from the 16th C thru the two world wars. In addition to an incredible collection of uniforms, weapons...More

1  Thank Conseiller99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting museum from 600 years ago to the end of the second world war. Uniforms, weapons, videos.. And also the Tomb of Napoleon 1 St and a cathedral

1  Thank claudepour
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don’t think the France army got rid of any of its swords,rifles,pistols,armor or cannons. Couldn’t get over some weaponry from the 1400s and all. Also home of Napoleon bone parts tomb. He might have been a small man in stature but his sacrifice is...More

1  Thank treetrippers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The entire Museum was interesting including the Ancient Arms & Armor but Napoleons Tomb was spectacular! It is grand in scale with most of it being a wide range of gorgeous marbles. There are numerous other famous French peoples entombed here but Napoleon is clearly...More

1  Thank eichsttl
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Tour Eiffel / Invalides
With the Eiffel Tower at its core, the Invalides area
of Paris is guaranteed to impress. Golden towers and
Baron Haussmann's urban vision meet military
precision, stretching avenues, and luscious lawns. The
area boasts the Musée D’Orsay, the tomb of Napoleon,
the National Parliament and UNESCO, as well as
luxurious, exclusive residences. In fine restaurants
and at the weekend markets, families, diplomats, and
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Response from JimTCU | Reviewed this property |
I was just there last week. When we walked in we were asked for our tickets, which we gave them and they scanned them. Based on this, it did not seem to be free. Entry is only 12 euro for adults. The Army museum is neat... More
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Response from Romulo G | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It's the same place Les Invalides, under the coupole lies Napoleon, on the side buildings you will find Le Musee de l'Armee