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Invalides - Paris Army Museum Tickets

Paris Army Museum, housed in the historic Les Invalides complex, offers a captivating journey through France's military history. Discover artifacts, weaponry, a vast collection of uniforms, and even Napoleon's tomb! A must-visit for those interested in military heritage and strategy.

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After seeing other world class museums in Paris, I was sure if this one would keep the same standard. It was! After seeing other world class museums in Paris, I was sure if this one would keep the same standard. It was!
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We entered without queues or waiting. The monument is imposing and awe-inspiring. I was annoyed that you could not cancel one of the reservations I made because I made a mistake on the day, and I had to buy other tickets spending twice as much.
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L'ampleur de l'expérience sur le plan visuel et auditif, c'est techniquement et artistiquement une prouesse. Très bonne organisation également et un accueil des plus aimables....vous avez dit, Paris? Lol
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The sound & light show in the dome of the Invalides is great! Well-paced. The staff are really nice! It made me want to visit the Invalides for real...
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Invalides - Paris Army Museum Tickets Guide

Explore one of the largest military museums in the world and browse over 500,000 artifacts from weapons, uniforms, equipment, to archives. The Paris Army Museum invites you to experience history with its primary collection: the Napoleonic Gallery, the interactive exhibitions including a virtual reality experience that allows you to explore the Battle of Waterloo, and a special section dedicated to the history of the French Foreign Legion. From warfare in the French Resistance to World War II, learn of it all with your Paris Army Museum tickets.

If you’re looking to visit, read on to find out more about Paris Army Museum tickets, opening hours, what to expect, discounts and more.
Depending on your preferences, you can choose between two varieties of tickets when visiting the Paris Army Museum: Priority Entrance tickets and Guided Tours.  If you’re looking to avoid the queues and have a seamless experience, we recommend booking your tickets online.
Enjoy priority access to Paris’ national military museum, Musée de l'Armée or the Army Museum. This ticket is ideal for those looking to skip the line, save on time and enjoy all the museum has to offer for a bit longer.

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Visit the renowned Napoleon's Tomb and discover the incredible exhibit of French military artifacts dating from the late Middle Ages to World War II. Skip the line and enjoy a hassle free entry to the museum and learn more about France and its military history.
Enjoy a complete tour of the Hotel Des Invalides, which houses not only the Paris Army Museum but also Napoleon's tomb. With the aid of an expert local guide, acquaint yourself with the hundreds of thousands artifacts and the rich legacy preceding it.

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Les Invalides: Napoleon’s Tomb and the Army museum Tour
Explore the well-known French landmark known as Les Invalides that is home to a number of military-related museums, relics and even Napoleon’s tomb. Learn more about the rich history surrounding the French military over the years with an expert guide. 

If you are on a budget: 

Opt for the priority entrance  tickets as they allow you to make the most out of the museum without the inconvenience of standing in line.

If you’re looking to make the most of the venue:

Go for guided tours and learn all about the historic venue, Napoleon’s tomb and the French military from a local and authentic source. Also, enjoy adjacent sights such as the Dome Church and the cathedral of Saint Louis. 

Free Entry

Free entry is applicable for individuals with a Paris Museum Pass and those below the age of 18.

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What are the Paris Army Museum’s opening hours? 
The museum is open daily from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM with the exception of Tuesdays. The museum is open till 9:00 PM on Tuesdays.
When is the Paris Army Museum in Paris closed?
The museum is closed on January 1, May 1 and December 25.
What is the best time to visit the Paris Army Museum?
The best time to visit the museum is close to opening hours so as to avoid heavy footfall.
How long should I spend at the Paris Army Museum?
An average of 2 hours is recommended to make the most out of your visit.
Where is the Paris Army Museum  located?
The museum is located at 129 Rue de Grenelle, 75007 Paris, France.
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How do I get to the Paris Army Museum?
You can access Musée de l'Armée via metro or bus.

By Metro: Board on line 8 and get off at La Tour Maubourg station which is a mere 10 minute walk from the museum.
By Bus: Board bus 28 and get off at La Tour Maubourg stop which is 10 minutes from the museum. Alternatively you can also opt for bus routes: 69, 82, 92, 63, 83, 93 and board off at Invalides stop which is a 16 minute walk from the museum.
How do I get to the Paris Army Museum by metro?
Board on line 8 and get off at La Tour Maubourg station which is a mere 10 minute walk from the museum.
How do I get to the Paris Army Museum by Bus?
Board bus 28 and get off at La Tour Maubourg stop which is 10 minutes from the museum. Alternatively you can also opt for bus routes: 69, 82, 92, 63, 83, 93 and board off at Invalides stop which is a 16 minute walk from the museum.
Is the Paris Army Museum wheelchair accessible?
Yes, Musée de l'Armée is wheelchair accessible.
Is a storage facility available at the Paris Army Museum?
Near the museum, there are locations with storage facilities. Nevertheless, light-weight baggage is permitted within the museum.
Is photography allowed at the Paris Army Museum?
Personal photography is permitted within the premises but photography for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited without prior permission from the museum authorities.
From being home to the Museum of the Order of the Liberation to housing weaponry dating back to the medieval ages, there's plenty to set your sights on at Musée de l'Armée. Here are some of the unmissable zones to add to your list:

The Dome (Tomb Of Napoleon)

The history of the Dôme des Invalides is inextricably related to that of France: under the time of Louis XIV, it served as the location for royal mass, later housing Napoleon I's Tomb in the 19th century and sheltering Allied pilots during World War II. With your visit, learn about the various uses that this location has served throughout the years. 

Main Courtyard

A venue for gatherings, this section also flaunts an artillery and gigantic sculpture collections, making it a focal point of the site.

Arms And Armour | 13th – 17th Century

One of Europe's largest collections of weapons and armor from the 13th to 17th century is housed in this zone. Witness all the weapons from the times of Saint Louis to the era of  Louis XIV.

Louis XIV –Napoleon | 17th – 19th Century

The collection focuses on relics that once belonged to famous people like Napoleon Bonaparte and his marshals. Additionally also view upon the recent addition of artworks that depict the central events of Napoleon’s reign.

World Wars | 20th Century

Discover the role of France in the World Wars, and take in the chronicle of the French Army from 1871 to 1945. The exhibition provides an insightful glimpse in France in the era of modern warfare.

The Extraordinary Cabinets

Discover surprising pieces that showcase the range and depth of the Museum's holdings. These items are rarely on view and frequently undiscovered. This new area in the museum flaunts 2 rooms. The first room features a collection of historical figurines (sets of paper and tin toy soldiers) in addition to scale models of military weapons, while the second is devoted to the history of ancient musical instruments.

The St. Louis Cathedral

Located in the center of the Hôtel des Invalides, this cathedral is  a homage to the importance of religion to King Louis XIV. Travel back in time  and learn everything there is to know about the development of the main structure, its history and its current functions.

Relief Map Museum

Walk through a collection of 28 relief maps of fortified cities created between 1668 and 1875 in this zone. Discover how these stunning models served as both a tool for strategic planning and a representation of territorial dominance.
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Louvre Museum

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Palace of Versailles

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Orsay Museum

Experience a slice of French Impressionism at Orsay Museum in Paris. With your Orsay Museum tickets, enjoy the world’s largest collection of impressionist and post-impressionist art created by renowned artists such as Monet, Van Gogh, Manet and more.

Musée de l'Orangerie

If you’re looking to extend your artistic horizons and learn more about French art, Musée de l'Orangerie should definitely be on your bucket list. Enjoy pieces by historic artists such as Monet, Picasso, Renoir to name a few and take a deep dive into the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist era of the French art scene with your Musee de l'Orangerie Tickets.

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Rodin Museum

Dedicated to the founder of modern sculpture, Auguste Rodin, Musée Rodin in Paris boasts a collection of 6,600 sculptures, 8,000 drawings, 8,000 old photographs, and 7,000 works of art. Take in a  bulk of Rodin's well-known pieces, including The Thinker, The Kiss, and The Gates of Hell with your Rodin Museum tickets.

Can I buy Paris Army Museum tickets online?

Yes, you can now buy your tickets online for a seamless experience.

What are the different types of Paris Army Museum tickets?

Headout offers Priority Entrance tickets  and guided tours for the Paris Army Museum. If you’re looking for a fast-track entry into the venue, opt for the former as they allow you to skip the long lines. If you wish to learn more about the museum and its relics via a local expert, opt for a guided tour.

What are the Paris Army Museum opening hours?

The museum is open daily from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM with the exception of Tuesdays. The museum is open till 9:00 PM on Tuesdays.

Are there any discounts on Paris Army Museum tickets?

Headout offers up to 5% cashback on select tickets.

When is the Paris Army Museum closed?

The museum is closed on January 1, May 1 and December 25.

What is the best time to visit the Paris Army Museum?

The best time to visit the museum is close to opening hours so as to avoid heavy footfall.

How long does it take to visit the Paris Army Museum?

An average of 3 hours is recommended at the museum in order to make the most out of your visit.

How do I get to the Paris Army Museum?

You can access Musée de l'Armée via metro or bus.
By Metro: Board on line 8 and get off at La Tour Maubourg station which is a mere 10 minute walk from the museum.
By Bus: Board bus 28 and get off at La Tour Maubourg stop which is 10 minutes from the museum. Alternatively you can also opt for bus routes: 69, 82, 92, 63, 83, 93 and board off at Invalides stop which is a 16 minute walk from the museum. 

What can you see at the Paris Army Museum?

The Main courtyard, Tomb of Napoleon, Relief Map Museum,  are some of the attractions you can see within the complex.

When did the Paris Army Museum open?

The Paris Army Museum opened in 1905.

Is the Paris Army Museum wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the army museum is wheelchair accessible.

Is photography allowed at the Paris Army Museum?

Personal photography is permitted within the premises but photography for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited without prior permission from the museum authorities. 

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