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Les Invalides: Napoleon's Tomb & Army Museum Priority Entry

Les Invalides: Napoleon's Tomb & Army Museum Priority Entry

From US$ 15.14 per person

Take a deep dive into the History of France through one of the largest collections of military history and art. Don’t miss the tomb of Napoleon I under the majestic golden Dôme des Invalides.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover one of the most prestigious monuments in Paris right in the heart of the city
  • Visit the tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte in the Dome Church
  • See the arms and armor collection, one of the largest in the world
Full description

Discover the Hotel National des Invalides, now home of the musee de l'Armee. Walk through the collections of the museum, at your own pace, and immerse into over 500, 000 pieces from the Middle Ages to present day. Witness the temporary exhibition of Special Forces L'exposition, dedicated to the French special forces.

Step into the heart of Paris and integrate into the History of France at the Hotel National des Invalides. Created by Louis, XIV to house veterans and wounded soldiers, the hotel national is now also the home of the musee de l'Armee.

Admire the world-renowned gilded Dome, which has been, since 1861, the resting place of Napoleon. Explore the collections and wander through the armor and weapons of the kings of France. Gaze around at swords, cannons, uniforms, paintings, photographs, and personal belongings of France's major figures.

Look beyond the artifacts, and participate in an interactive digital experiences with devices that allow visitors to get a better understanding of some of the battles that forged the country's history. Make sure to examining the Special Forces l'exposition temporary exhibit, that celebrates the 30th anniversary of the creation of the Special Ops Command.

Includes
  • Permanent collections
  • Dome Church (Napoleon's tomb)
  • Museum of Plans-Reliefs
  • Museum of l'Ordre de la Libération
  • Temporary exhibitions
  • Guided tour
  • Multimedia guide
  • Your entry ticket gives access to family activities provided there are places available and you buy a child ticket (8€ per child)

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Avoid the long queue and go to the line for visitors with pre-booked tickets to enter the museum.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Single access to the site by 129 rue de Grenelle
  • Cloakrooms are closed
  • The Army Museum welcomes you every day of the year, except for January 1, May 1, and December 25 when it is closed
  • The museum admission is free for those under 18 years of age and for EU citizens under 26 years
  • Be aware that the tills will close 30 minutes before the museum closed
  • Closed dates: January 1, May 1, and December 25
  • Your entry ticket gives access to family activities provided there are places available and you buy a child ticket (8€ per child)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 2051 reviews

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The Army Museum is excellent and the grave of Nap. is a must see. I would recommend getting a tour guide to make heads or tales of all the different weapons and uniforms throughout history, so it does not get monotonous. You need about 3 hours+ to do the museum.

January 6, 2023

What a beautiful building to begin... absolutely breathtaking...the history of France and its battles from the beginning of time and to the modern day army it is today is housed in its various museums... It's greatest general Napoleon and his tomb is here... Absolutely magnificent The outer grounds and it's café is free to enter but you need a ticket for entry into the museums unless exmpt...

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October 20, 2022

We primarily were interested in seeing Napoleon's tomb, which was most impressive. The military displays that we viewed were interesting and if we had more energy, we would have stayed longer to see more. There were not that many other tourists when we were there, so priority entry was not really needed.

October 10, 2022

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