Les Invalides: Napoleon's Tomb & Army Museum Entry

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Step into the rich heritage of France by exploring one of the world's most impressive collections of military history and art. Be sure to pay your respects to the French legend, Napoleon I, whose final resting place lies beneath the stunning golden dome of the Hôtel des Invalides.


Delve into the rich history of France at the iconic Hotel National des Invalides, now home to the esteemed Musee de l'Armee. Take your time to explore the vast collection of over 500,000 artifacts, spanning from the Middle Ages to the present day. Uncover the fascinating stories behind the treasured relics, weapons, and artifacts that shaped the country's destiny. Be sure to catch the captivating temporary exhibition, "Special Forces," which pays tribute to the bravery and skill of France's elite fighting forces. Steeped in history, the Hotel National des Invalides stands tall in the heart of Paris, a testament to the country's proud heritage. Originally conceived by Louis XIV as a sanctuary for wounded veterans, this magnificent structure now also houses the esteemed Musee de l'Armee. Marvel at the breathtaking, gilded Dome, a majestic final resting place for Napoleon Bonaparte since 1861. Wander through the vast exhibitions, where the armor, weapons, and regalia of French monarchs await discovery. Encounter swords, cannons, uniforms, and personal artifacts belonging to France's most influential figures, brought to life through captivating displays and photographs. To further amplify your experience, participate in innovative, interactive digital experiences that transport you to the heart of pivotal battles that forged France's history.

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