Practical information

Dates of the exhibition

Wednesday April 2 to Monday, April 14, 2014.

Operating hours

The museum is open every day of the week, from Monday to Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm.
The museum is closed on May 1, 2014.
The ticket desks close 30 minutes before the closing of the museum.

Good to know

The temporary exhibition will be opened till 9 pm on Tuesdays (excepted on May 6, 13 and 20 ; June 17, 2014)
A combined ticket will also give you the opportunity to visit the Dome Church, the Tomb of Napoleon, of Turenne and Vauban.

Admission fees to the special exhibition

Ticket for admission to the special exhibition : 8,5 €
Combined ticket for admission to the special exhibition and permanent collection : 12 €


Buy your ticket online (online ticketing service, new window)
The museum tickets desks are easily accessible : near the main entrance (from the Esplanade des Invalides) and the south entrance (from Place Vauban).

Requirement for free admission to the museum

Visitors under the age of 18, school children (under and over 18), free for adults who meet eligibility criteria of the general rules of the museum (journalists, military personnel, unemployed, ...) except Paris Museum Pass (PMP) and Pass Education cards holders and youth between 18 and 25 of the EU or resident of the EU.

Site Map

plan des alentours de l'hotel national des Invalides indiquant les stations de metro, bus et velib à proximité

Public transport

Invalides - Lines 8 and 13
La Tour-Maubourg - Line 8
Varenne - Line 13

Invalides - Line C

Invalides - Lines 93, 83 and 63
Esplanade des Invalides : Line 69
La Tour-Maubourg : Line 28
Vauban - Hôtel des Invalides : Lines 82 and 92

Map of the Hotel des Invalides

plan de l'hotel national des Invalides précisant les entrées et billetteries