129 Rue de Grenelle, 75007 Paris, France
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The Army Museum unites 7 symbolic and thematic spaces. This museum is one of the biggest collectors of art and military history in the world.
The Musée de l'Armée grew in 1905 with the merger of the historical museum of the Army, already founded in 1896, and the Museum of Artillery. The president of the La Sabretache Foundation, who are the ones who constituted the historical museum, wanted to create an even bigger collection, inspired by the retrospective rooms of the Universal Exhibition of Paris.
This is how the Musée de l'Armée was born, one of the exhibitions with prestigious collections, such as weapons, armour and artillery of the nineteenth century, unique pieces in the world. And yes, this museum has one of the biggest collections in the world of military art and history.
To deepen and not miss any of the corners to the visit to the Musée de l'Armée, the museum itself offers interactive activities with electronic tablets with a large variety of languages, which delves the visitor into the history of the building or explore the time of Louis XIV and Napoleon Bonaparte.
The schedule of the Musée de l'Armée in Paris is:
The entrance to the exhibition will be closed 30 minutes before the museum closes.
If you have opted for the multimedia guide in electronic tablet, you should know that it will have to be returned an hour and a half before the museum closes.
Exceptions to the opening hours of the Musée de l'Armée:
The visit to the Musée de l'Armée takes 30 to 40 minutes.
Free admission will be for children under 18, disabled and their companion.
Metro: L8, 13.
Bus: 28, 69, 82, 92, 63, 83, 93.
General entrance Museum of l'Armée
From 0 to 17 years old and under 26 residents in the EU, free admission with corresponding identification
129 Rue de Grenelle, 75007 Paris, France.
The collections of the Musée de l'Armée are unique in the world, that is why it is a visit that you can not miss, besides of being a large building, it is full of beautiful gardens, yards and rooms with their exhibitions.
200 years of French history are discovered in the main courtyard and bronze cannons from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries can be seen. On the right is the room of Eastern weapons and hunting and armour tournament of the kings of France. To the left of the patio you can see five of the collections. The first of them preserves a collection of military, social and political history of the city of France as paintings of Napoleon.
In the cabinets, collections with small figures of paper soldiers, tin or lead, artillery and musical instruments of the time. In the last three spaces, we find the history of Charles de Gaulle, the temporary exhibition hall and the Museum of the relief maps.
Entering the church of the soldiers are the trophies taken from the enemy and the cabinetmaker organ, in addition, live concerts can now be heard.