- 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
- Buy your tickets online and avoid queues
Les Invalides - Napoleon's Tomb & Army Museum | Open Ticket
The Hôtel des Invalides was founded by Louis XIV to house veterans and wounded soldiers. It now serves as the prestigious setting for the Army Museum, with its famous 110 meters high golden dome.
The museum's collection holds more than 500,000 pieces covering the french military history from the Middle Ages up to the present day. In this newly designed educational route, you'll find armor, weapons like swords, cannons, and uniforms, that belonged to kings of France, as well as paintings, photographs and personal effects of important figures such as Francis I, Louis XIV and Charles de Gaulle .
Your visit also takes you to the Dome Church, which since 1861 has been home to the monumental tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte.
What is included?
- Access to permanent collections and temporary exhibitions
- Avoid the long waiting lines and benefit from a reserved access with this ticket
- Access to the Museum of the Order of the Liberation and the Museum of Relief Maps
Hôtel national des Invalides, 129, rue de Grenelle, 75007 Paris.
Metro: Line 8 stop « Invalides »; line 13 stop « Varennes ».
RER C : stop « Invalides », rue de l’Université.
Bus : Line 28 stop « La Tour Maubourg »; Line 69 stop « Varennes »; Line 82, 92, 63, 83, 93 stop « Invalides ».
Good to know
- Ticket sent by email.
- Please note that museum admission is free for those under 18 years of age and for EU citizens under 26 years
The museum is open every day of the year, except January 1st, May 1st and December 25.
All year long: from 10am to 6pm.
Late-night opening until 9 pm on Tuesdays, during temporary exhibition periods. The following are open late: the temporary exhibition, the Historial Charles de Gaulle, the extraordinary cabinets, the Louis XIV-Napoleon trail and the Dôme des Invalides (tomb of Napoleon I).
The tills close 30 minutes before the Museum closes.