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Suite aux dernières annonces du gouvernement et en raison des restrictions en vigueur à compter du 21 juillet 2021, la majorité des visites sont soumises à présentation d’un pass sanitaire valide. Nous vous invitons à vérifier les informations sur la fiche descriptive de visite sur www.cultival.fr /// Due to the last announcements made by the Government about new sanitary restrictions from July 21, almost all the visits are subject to the submission of a valid sanitary pass. All required information are mentioned on the description sheet of the visit : www.cultival.fr

Discovery Tours of the Army Museum

For visitors over 12 years old, a valid Health Pass (Pass Sanitaire) and an ID document will be required to access the Musée de l'Armée.
Find all of the health measures implemented under "Essential information" lower left on this page.

New! Until 13/02/22, Cultival will include a part of the contemporary art tour “Napoleon? Encore!" in your visit. You will discover works of art that query the image of Napoleon, at the same time showcasing the venue's exceptional architecture.
NOTE: Your visit will not be focused on this contemporary art tour. But your guide will be able to show you several major works of art.

This guided tour will help you discover one of the most prestigious monuments of Paris at the heart of the city, specially known as the location of Napoleon’s Tomb.

The Hotel des Invalides was founded by Louis XIV to accommodate the veterans and wounded soldiers. Today it hosts one of the largest collections of weapons and armory in the world dating from ancient times to the present day.

Led by a guide, you will discover the history and the architecture of this emblematic and historical place for France. You will see, for example, one of the most beautiful pieces of the 16th century collection: the armor of François 1er, weighing more than 30 kilos (!). Your guide will also show you the famous painting of Napoleon by French painter Ingres, which shows the Emperor Napoleon 1st in coronation costume on the imperial throne.

Then you will have the opportunity to visit the magnificent Cathedral of Saint-Louis, which was originally the soldiers’ church and is connected directly to the Dome of Invalides. There, under the Dome, you will be able to contemplate the impressive Tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte and the guide will tell you all about the legends surrounding the death of the Emperor in 1821 in Sainte-Hélène.

For your visit's comfort, your ticket includes the access to collections and temporary exhibitions. It will allow you to continue your exploration of the Musée de l'Armée in complete freedom at the end of your guided tour.
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Individual rates

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Adult
€19.50
per person
Child (-18years)
€8.00
per person

Min. billing : 1 per person - Max per group : 25 per person

For preferential rates related to age, proof of identity will be required. Access may be refused in case of non compliance with the age limits.

Essential information

Health and safety measures related to COVID 19:
For visitors over 12 years old, a valid Health Pass (Pass Sanitaire) and an ID document will be required to access the Musée de l'Armée :
• Completion of a full vaccination scheme (1 week after second injection)
• A negative RT-PCR or antigenic test from less than 48 hours
• A positive RT-PCR test result demonstrating recovery from Covid-19, at least 11 days old and less than 6 months old
The Health Pass can be printed or showed on the tousanticovid app. The measure doesn't apply to visitors under 12 y.o.

The Musée de l'Armée wish to offer you a safe, warm welcome and guarantee respect for physical distancing and protective measures to ensure your peace of mind.
Wearing a mask (not provided) is compulsory for visitors over 11 years old, and the tour circuit is designed to respect a one-way traffic flow. Similarly, signage is present throughout the site and recalls the barrier measures to be observed.
For everyone's safety, our guides and the Musée de l'Armée staff will be wearing masks.
Hydroalcoholic gel is made available in the museum spaces.

Additional information
The guided tour lasts around an hour and a half.
Religious ceremonies can be organized at the Cathedral of Saint-Louis, that’s why Cultival cannot guarantee systematic access to this church.
Thank you to arrive 20 minutes before the hour of your visit.
Do not forget to print your countermarks, you need it for the access the site

MEETING POINT
The meeting point is located under the porch of the North reception, at 129 rue de Grenelle 75007 Paris.

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Additional informations

  • Address
    • 129 rue de Grenelle
    • 75007 Paris
Napoleon's Tomb and the Army Museum

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