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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

The World Wars

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.

You have a choice of two itineraries:
• World War I
• World War II

1914-1918: World War I
At the beginning of the 20th century, World War I was fought for many years between the most powerful European countries.
With this guided tour at the Army Museum, you will get more details on multiple aspects of this conflict: technical achievements on weaponry, the suffering of millions of soldiers mobilized for war, the role of civilians, the internationalization of the conflict and the frightening death toll.
Your guide will introduce you to symbolic objects of this conflict through modern museography supports (films, picture walls and didactic supports): helmets, uniforms, canon de 75, tanks, even one of the famous Taxi de la Marne, as well as personal objects (letters of soldiers, newspapers…) and some works of art from this period.

1939-1945: World War II
World War II has been the most important armed conflict. Between 1939 and 1945, more than 100 million soldiers from 61 nations were mobilized to fight this war, which caused the death of 60 million people, most of them civilians.
All along your guided tour you will discover many objects, which show the diversity of the Army Museum’s collections: French and foreign uniforms, historical models, weapons (knives, guns, rifles, machine guns), objects used by soldiers in daily life, personal archives (letters, postcards), maps…
Your guide will mix history and memories while telling stories about the fight for freedom and democracy.

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

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.
Headphones are not available in this situation.
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
MEETING POINT
The meeting point is located under the porch of the North reception, at 129 rue de Grenelle 75007 Paris.

A taste of the visit

Additional informations

  • Address
    • 129 rue de Grenelle
    • 75007 Paris

Booking on demand

The World Wars:The destructive century