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Opening times and prices

Planning your visit to the Musée de l'Armée...

Museum's closure until December 1st

Due to government decisions, the Museum will be closed from October 30th to December 1st. All cultural activities initially planned during this period are cancelled.

 

Opening times

The Musée de l'Armée is open every day of the year, from 10am to 6pm.
 
Closed on 1 January, 1 May and 25 December.
 
Late-night opening until 9 pm on Tuesdays, during temporary exhibition periods.
The following are open late: the temporary exhibition, the Historial Charles de Gaulle, the extraordinary cabinets, the Louis XIV-Napoleon trail and the Dôme des Invalides (tomb of Napoleon I).
 
The tills close 30 minutes before the Museum closes.

Historial Charles de Gaulle

The Historial Charles de Gaulle is closed for renovation until the 10th November 2020.

Admission fees

The Museum admission ticket gives access to the permanent collections, the Dome Church, Tomb of Napoleon I, and the current temporary exhibition, along with the Museum of the Order of the Liberation and the Museum of Relief Maps.

That's handy! Buy your queue jump tickets (full price tickets) at the Museum's online ticket office

 

Conditions of free and discounted admission

Visitors entitled to free admission to the Museum must collect a ticket at the tills, even if they are accompanying visitors who hold cards or tickets giving them direct access to the Museum.

Conditions of free and discounted admissionv (in french)

Conditions gratuité et tarifs réduits (PDF - 448 K)

Young people aged 18 to 25 and visitors holding the Pass Education

Young people aged 18 to 25 who are nationals or residents of the European Union and visitors holding the Pass Education are entitled to free access to the permanent collections and the Dome Church, Tomb of Napoleon I, along with the Museum of the Order of the Liberation and the Museum of Relief Maps. To visit the temporary exhibition, they will have to buy a ticket at a price of €5.

Paris Museum Pass

The PARIS MUSEUM PASS offers free, unlimited queue jump access to all areas of the Musée de l’Armée (including temporary exhibitions) as well as over 60 other museums and monuments in Paris and the Paris region.

The Paris Museum Pass is on sale at the Museum's tills.

3 options (prices on 01/10/2019):

  • 2 days: €52
  • 4 days: €66
  • 6 days: €78

Visit the Paris Museum Pass website

Other Museum prices

The digital guide

The digital visitors' guide is unavailable at the moment, as the service is being completely redesigned with the aim of offering you an even richer experience.

From April 2019 onwards, you will be able to enjoy a new version of the guide, including a trail devoted to the Museum's essential exhibits, available in several languages, along with a guided tour of the current temporary exhibition.

Concerts, visits and activities with a tour guide 

All year long, the Museum also puts on classical music concerts along with activities for young people and guided tours.

Find out more about the guided tours and activities, and make a booking

Visit the website for the Music Season at Les Invalides, and make a booking

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Due to government decisions, the Museum is closed until December 1st. All cultural activities initially planned during this period are cancelled.