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Guided Tour of Napoleon's Tomb and the Army Museum

Availability: Saturday
Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes
Language: French, English, Italian
Printed ticket only
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What to expect

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.

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What's included
  • Entry ticket to Les Invalides and the Army Museum
  • Guided tour in French and English
What's not included
  • Personal expenses
  • Transfers
  • Tips
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  • The tour is not available for children under 10 years old, for security and comfort reason
  • Children (10-18): reduced
Where

Hotel des Invalides, Musée de l'Armée - 129 Rue de Grenelle, 75007 Paris, France

Meeting point:

Meet your guide at least 10 minutes prior to tour departure at the South Ticket Desk, next to the Dome Church (Place Vauban Access). Metro: La Tour Maubourg (line 8), Invalides (line 8).

What to remember
  • For security or technical reasons, the tour itinerary could modified on the day of the tour if so instructed by the Army Museum or Les Invalides. In these circumstances refunds are not available.
  • Latecomers risk missing the tour as tours are neither reschedulable nor refundable
  • No wheelchair access for this tour (presence of stairs)
  • Group size: max 25
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Cultival
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