COVID-19 : Nos visites sont annulées jusqu’au 19 juillet inclus. Après cette date, toutes les visites reprennent excepté pour les sites suivants qui reprendront en septembre/octobre : Rungis, CNAM, Manufacture des Gobelins, Mobilier National, Unesco, Musée YSL /////// Our tours are canceled until July 19th. After this date, all our tours resume except for Rungis Market, CNAM, Manufacture des Gobelins and Mobilier National, UNESCO and Yves Saint Laurent Museum for which the visits will resume in September/October.

In soldier's place - from 1st October 2020

Les Invalides – Army Museum
Discover one of the world’s most important collections of old weapons and armour. Your guided tour will begin at the Royal Room, which is the former dining hall of Les Invalides whose impressive wall paintings by Parrocel (circa 17th century) have recently been restored.

You will discover the prestigious collection of royal armour which belonged to Francis I, Henry IV, Louis XIII… You will also discover armour for children. Your guide will detail the evolution of weapons: from chain mail to artillery (shields, spears, richly decorated cannons…) as well as collections related to hunting, jousting and tournaments.

Your guide will then lead you to the Arsenal, a collection that exhibits 2,500 pieces of weapons and armour. In fact, the Army Museum houses the globe’s 3rd most important collection of arms and old armour.

New! For your visit's comfort, your ticket includes the rental of an audiophone, as well as 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

Essential information

Until 30 September, the meeting point is located at the north reception of the museum, at 129 rue de Grenelle 75007 Paris.
From 1 October, go to the south reception (left of the Dome Church, access Place Vauban).

A taste of the visit

Additional informations

  • Address
    • Les Invalides – Army Museum
    • 129 rue de Grenelle
    • 75007 Paris
  • Access
    • Métro : La Tour Maubourg (L8), Invalides (L8), Varennes (L13), Saint François-Xavier (L13)
    • Bus : 28, 69, 82, 92, 63, 83, 93

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