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

Visit Napoleon's tomb and see war memorabilia

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Overview
Opening hours
Today
10:00 - 18:00
Tomorrow
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
Best time to visit
In the morning
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!
Exhibitions
Napoleon the Strategist
Now on - Jul 22, 2018

Witness a celebration of Napoleon (1769–1821) and his skills as a military commander. Browse over 200 works and items like paintings, maps, uniforms, personal objects and manuscripts taken from French and European collections and learn about his campaigns, battles and warfare strategies.

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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.

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Ticket features
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Priority Entrance
Instructions

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

Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
Musée de l'Armee
129,Rue de Grenelle, 75007, Paris
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Enter via Place Vauban side
Additional info

Getting There

Metro: La Tour Maubourg, line 8 Balard - Créteil, Avenue de la Motte-Piquet; or Invalides, line 8 Balard - Créteil, rue de l'Université.

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
Copywriter
Reviews
May 20, 2018
Rapid and easy to use
May 7, 2018
It was very impressive and the exhibition of Napoleon was very interessant also the audio you coul'd somethimes use in the museum of armee learns you how soldiers lived at that time.
Apr 25, 2018
Excellent in everyway.I see all the weapons from ww2 and call of duty.But nobody speaks english
Apr 18, 2018
Easy to use site & tickets arrived promptly.
Apr 6, 2018
A good tour, very informative, lots of old uniforms and cannons. Would highly recommend it.
Apr 3, 2018
Super!
Apr 2, 2018
Very good
Mar 30, 2018
Amazing service!!!!!
Mar 15, 2018
Amazing museum with so much to see. Barely got round the whole thing in a day. A must see for anyone with an interest in historical wars.
Dec 17, 2017
Simply outstanding

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