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Musee de l’Armee des Invalides

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Skip the Line: Paris Army Museum and Tomb of Napoleon
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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
7th Arr. - Palais-Bourbon
+33 1 44 42 38 77
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is amazing the size of the military collection that steps you through the different eras in French history. We spent over three hours here, €12 for adults children free. Entry also provides access to the Domed Cathedral to view Napoleon’s tomb.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Margherita_Lover
Reviewed 1 week ago

1 - Buy a pass. I've read several people complaining but with a bit of research you can get a pass that gives you entrance for everything. 2 - Napoleon's Tomb: Interesting but to be honest, you should just lose 10-20 minutes there. I've found...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank luisventura17
Reviewed 1 week ago

Entry to the site for the Army Museum, Napoleon's Tomb and other exhibits, like many other attractions in Paris is free for EU nationals under the age of 26. Just present your ID to the ticket desk to be issued a ticket. I mainly visited...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JabbaT25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You must now pay 12 euros to see Napoleon’s Tomb which was previously free. The 12 euros also gives you entrance to the Les Invalides military museum but it’s not worth a visit. The exterior of the church where Napoleon’s Tomb is located is beautiful...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 336FrankS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An interactive and fascinating museum covering French Military history. From small figures on a battlefield, to interactive screens covering different wars at different times, It is for all history lovers. It does not glorify war, but rather shows you what is used and worn. And...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karen D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent army museum, if you are looking for a bit of history you will enjoy this place. We are lucky, we were there when of their official ceremony was going on. Had a great time

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Spurkait
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Musee de l'Aarmee des Invalides is a wonderful military museum. Exhibits cover the extensive history of France. The museum is surrounded by beautiful gardens in a historic part of Paris.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank delnorn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this building and we popped in on a wet and blustery day in December. The only hassle was we had to pay to see the inside of the building housing Napoleon's tomb. I had been led to believe that entry was free -...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Peter F
Reviewed 10 December 2018

One of the greatest military museums in the world , if not the most complete . From feudalism to Louis 14 to Napoleon , Ww1 and ww2 . Rich in exhibits , hundreds of weapons , armour and outfits from all over the world ....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank davazno1
Reviewed 10 December 2018

If you are into military items/military history then this is the place. I think this must have the most extensive collection of items in the world. We spent 8 hours at full speed and did not see it all. I would recommend 2-3 days to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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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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Jacqueline B
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Response from 357historian | Reviewed this property |
wore a carry-on sized back pack. I was searched by very capable and professional military personnel. So, yes
Samantha T
29 March 2018|
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I think so- carried mine with me
7 February 2018|
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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