Opening times and prices

Opening times

  • Open every day from 10am to 6pm
  • Late-night opening until 9pm on Tuesdays. Spaces you can access: the Dome, the temporary exhibition, the Louis XIV-Napoleon department, the Historial Charles de Gaulle and the Extra ordinary cabinets. Until 13 February 2022: the spaces which form part of the contemporary tour Photography at war, the Vauban Room and the Grand Salon.
  • Closed on January 1st, May 1st and December 25th.


The tills close 30 minutes before the Museum closes.

The Hôtel National des Invalides is open to the public every day during the Museum’s opening times.

Le site de l’Hôtel national des Invalides est accessible au public tous les jours aux horaires d’ouverture du Musée.


Admission fees

“Museum and exhibitions” ticket

The “Museum and exhibitions” ticket provides open access to:

“Museum and exhibitions” ticket prices

Due to the current health situation, online booking is required (two possible slots: 10am and 2pm).


Free admission

Visitors entitled to free access to the Museum must collect a ticket at the tills, even if they are accompanying ticket or card holders entitled to direct access to the Museum.




€5 ticket

Ticket for young visitors aged 18 to 25 who are nationals or residents of the European Union and Pass Education holders who are entitled to free admission to the permanent collections and the church of the Dôme.




Paris Museum Pass

The Paris Museum Pass offers free admission to the spaces of the Musée de l’Armée (including temporary exhibitions) as well as over 50 museums and monuments in Paris and the Paris Region.

You can purchase the Paris Museum Pass 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



Digital guide to download

To make sure you don't miss any of the essentials of the Museum and the Dôme, or the heritage and architecture of the Invalides, opt for the digital guide that can be downloaded to your mobile phone. Your visit will thus be enriched by in-depth comments on the key objects in the collections while providing a historical context of their creation and use. Also visit the current temporary exhibition with confidence.

Price: €2

Book your digital guide




Guided tours and cultural activities

Cultural activities

Our activities, suitable for all, are a great asset for your understanding of the collections and temporary exhibitions of the Musée de l’Armée. Young visitors can discover these activities throughout the year thanks to a rich program dedicated to them. It’s a great time to interact and exchange with enthusiasts!

Story tours – Focus tours – Investigation games – Fun tours – Workshops

  • Full price: €14
  • Discounted price: €8 (visitors entitled to the discounted price or free admission for self-guided tours)
  • Under 18s: €8

Activities require the presence of at least one parent per family.
Your “Cultural Activity” ticket gives you access to the Museum.

Special tours – Serious Games – Temporary exhibition tours – Adult workshops

  • Full price: €20
  • Discounted price: €15 (visitors entitled to the discounted price or free admission for self-guided tours)


Guided tours (conducted by our partner Cultival)

  • Full price: €19,5
  • Under 18s: €8


Group prices

Special prices and offers for adult groups (In French)



Invalides Musical Season Concerts

Full price

  • Saint-Louis Cathedral Concert: €35 Cat.1, €15 Cat.2 (8pm), €10 (12.15pm)
  • Turenne Room Concert: €10 (12.15pm), €30 (8pm)


Duo special offer

Prices for two tickets purchased

  • Cathedral Concert: €60 Cat.1, €20 Cat.2 (8pm), €15 (12.15pm)
  • Turenne Room Concert: €15 (12.15pm), €50 (8pm)

Special offer for visitors under 26, with disabilities or on benefits
€8 for all concerts and categories


Refunds and exchanges: terms and conditions

Refunds and exchanges: terms and conditions

If you have purchased an admission or activity ticket for a date on which the Musée de l’Armée is exceptionally closed: