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Tickets for Musée de l'Armée - Les Invalides: Priority Entrance

Visit Napoleon's tomb and see war memorabilia

 
Flexible ticket: cancellable up to 24 hours before visit date (if selected)
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Wheelchair accessible: Enter via Place Vauban side
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Overview

Highlights

  • Get priority entrance to one of the 5 most visited museums in France, (and one of the three biggest museums in the world!) with over 1.4 million visitors in 2015
  • See Napoleon's tomb in the impressive Dôme des Invalides and learn what weapons were used in each of the many wars
  • Relive the political, military, social and industrial history of France with several exhibitions in various themed rooms, putting you in the heart of the historical action!

Description

Paris's Army Museum (Musée de l'Armée) is one of the three largest arms museums in the world, and home to one of the biggest military history and art collections on the planet. None other than Napoleon Bonaparte has been resting here since 1861, in his tomb. Get priority entrance into this military-minded collection of arms, armor, and art.

The Artillery Museum has a vast collection of artillery pieces collected during the Revolution. Pose beside a cannon for a selfie and imagine Napoleon doing the same. Well, he would've, if he could've - he was known for being a bit vain.

The Dôme des Invalides, which contains Napoleon I's tomb, was built between 1677 and 1706 and its 110-meter golden dome stretches up into the Paris skies. His son and brothers rest here too, and the laurel crown and inscriptions represent the Empire's greatest victories.

In the Old Department you'll see armor and weapons from the 13th to the 17th century. Items related to major figures of French history, from Francis I to Louis XIII, will help you imagine what it might have been like to be at war during those times. Likewise, in the Modern Department, revisit the bloodiest battles, snoop inside the life of soldiers and see how technologies have changed throughout the years.

Get priority entrance to one of Paris's most popular museums, and get a front-row seat for some of history's bloodiest encounters.

Insider tip

There is a really good cafe inside, serving great coffee and a selection of crepes, pastries and hot food at very affordable prices. It's perfect for a break in the middle of a visit - the museum is so large that it's difficult to see everything in one go!

Becky
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Additional info

Getting There:

The museum is within walking distance of the Varenne, École Militaire, and La Tour-Maubourg metro stations.

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation may be available depending on your ticket selection
  • Changes may be possible for this ticket

Instructions

Skip the line and show your smartphone ticket at the ticket holders line.

Venue

Opening hours

Saturday 10:00 - 18:00
Sunday 10:00 - 18:00
Monday 10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday 10:00 - 18:00
Friday 10:00 - 18:00

How to get there

Musée de l'Armee
129,Rue de Grenelle, 75007, Paris
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Ratings & reviews

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Dec 12, 2019
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Big and educating museum. Though not many rooms with translations by captures

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