Army Museum Invalides and Napoleon Tomb tickets
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Army Museum Invalides and Napoleon Tomb tickets

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Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 24 hours
Do this because
  • Visit the main courtyard and discover the permanent collection
  • Explore the Cathedral of Saint-Louis and Dôme des Invalides
  • See the monumental tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Tickets are valid until 12 January 2021
What to expect

Located right in the heart of Paris in the prestigious setting of the Hôtel national des Invalides, the museum is home to one of the largest military history and art collections in the world, and offers a unique overview of the history of France.

A remarkable site full of history, the Hôtel des Invalides was founded by Louis XIV to house veterans and wounded soldiers. It now forms the unique, prestigious setting for the Musée de l’Armée.

The museum's collections contain over 500.000 pieces, covering a period from the Middle Ages up to the present day and following a newly designed educational route: the armor and weapons of the Kings of France, swords, cannons, uniforms, paintings, photographs, the personal effects of important figures such as Françis I, Louis XIV and Charles de Gaulle, plus the Dome church, which since 1861 has been home to the monumental tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte, its golden dome reaching up into the skies of Paris at over 110 meters high.

This ticket gives access to the permanent collections, the Dome Church, Tomb of Napoleon, the Saint-Louis Cathedral, the Charles de Gaulle Monument, the Museum of Relief Maps and the Museum of the Order of the Liberation.

Temporary exhibition included in this ticket:

From 17 September 2020 to 10 January 2021
France in 1940

The Musée de l’Armée is presenting an exhibition that recreates the atmosphere of that dreadful year and its consequences on the people of France after the shock of defeat. Step into the shoes and the daily lives of French women and men in 1940, prisoners of war, interned people, refugees, Resistance fighters and residents of the different areas. Discover the radio broadcasts they listened to, the cinema newsreels they watched, the press, posters and pamphlets they read.

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What's included
  • Access to the Cathedral of Saint-Louis and Dôme des Invalides
  • Access to the Musée de l'Ordre de la Libération
  • Access to the Musée des Plans-Reliefs
  • Skip-the-line tickets
  • Temporary exhibition
  • Permanent exhibition
What's not included
  • Guided tour
Reduced price

FREE ADMISSION

Note: all visitors entitled to free admission to the museum must collect a "free ticket" at the tills, even when accompanying visitors with cards entitling them to direct access to the museum.

The following people are entitled to free access to the Army Museum, upon presentation of a valid, legible form of identification showing their name:

  • Under-18s
  • Jobseekers and people on income support (proof of status from the last 6 months)
  • Disabled visitors and one accompanying person per handicapped person
  • Journalists · Members of ICOM and ICOMOS
  • Civilian personnel of the Ministry of Defence
  • French soldiers
  • Foreign soldiers (in uniform)
  • PARIS MUSEUM PASS holders

EXCEPTION

Youths between the ages of 18 to 25, nationals or residents of an EU Member State, and holders of the Pass Education that allows free admission to our permanent collections will pay an entrance fee at 8,50 euros to visit the temporary exhibition.

Where

129 Rue de Grenelle, 75007 Paris, France

Meeting point:

Present your ticket at the entrance of the Army Museum located on Esplanade des Invalides side.

What to remember
  • This admission ticket gives access to our permanent collections, the Dome Church, Tomb of Napoleon, the Saint-Louis Cathedral, the Charles de Gaulle Monument, the Museum of Relief Maps and the Museum of the Order of the Liberation.
  • Tickets are valid until 12 January 2021
  • A cloakroom is available at the entrance Place Vauban side
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When

The museum is open every day from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm
Night opening until 9.00 pm during temporary exhibitions
Last entrance 30 minutes before closure
Closed on 1 May, 25 December and 1 January

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Provider
Musée de l'Armée - Les Invalides
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.
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