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In the prestigious setting of the Hôtel National des Invalides, right at the heart of Paris, the Army Museum offers a unique range of spaces for your private receptions, in the daytime and evening: cocktails, lunches, dinners, press conferences, symposiums...

Discover the museum’s reception areas:

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  • Grand Drawing Room.
  • Quesnoy Drawing Rooms
  • Turenne Room · Austerlitz Auditorium 
  •  Austerlitz Auditorium

Catering services

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The Army Museum provides a list of approved caterers. The caterer must be chosen from this list.

Open and download the list of approved caterers (PDF document, 420 Ko, new window)

Private tours

In addition, the Army Museum offers private tours of its spaces, permanent collections and temporary exhibitions, the Dome Church and the Soldiers' Church. These general and themed trails offer many ways of discovering Les Invalides and the museum, and through them, the history of France and its leading figures. The tour guides can tailor their trails to suit your requirements, and share their knowledge of the site with your guests. Tours are available in several languages.

See the tour schedule

Practical information

Your contacts at the Army Museum

The venue hire office is your direct contact. It will take care of all administrative and commercial matters relating to your file, and will be your main point of contact before and during the event.

Venue hire office

Email: locations@musee.armee.fr
Téléphone : +33 (0)1 44 42 33 75 et +33 (0)1 44 42 40 69

Additional information

  • A private hire agreement will be signed ahead of the event
  • Dancing and smoking are prohibited in the reception areas of the Hôtel National des Invalides
  • The museum recommends lighting the Main Courtyard (€100 inc. tax)
  • The hired spaces are provided unfurnished.
  • NOTE: the total electrical capacity of the drawing rooms is 10KW.
  • Your guests can park within the walls of Les Invalides, if spaces are available.