Planning your visit to the Musée de l'Armée...
The Musée de l'Armée is open every day of the year.
From 1 April to 31 October: 10am to 6pm
- From April to September, open on Tuesday evenings until 9pm: access to the Dome Church, Tomb of Napoleon I, the department From Saint Louis to Louis XIII, the Two World Wars and the Museum of the Order of the Liberation;
- In July and August, the Dome Church, Tomb of Napoleon, is open until 7pm.
From 1 November to 31 March: 10am to 5pm
- Christmas and winter school holidays, 10 am to 5.30pm.
Closed on 1 January, 1 May and 25 December.
The tills close 30 minutes before the Museum closes.
Information department From Louis XIV to Napoleon III
In September 2019, due to renovations, the department From Louis XIV to Napoleon III is closed on weekdays. However, the department is open during the weekends: 7th and 8th ; 14th and 15th ; 21st and 22th ; 28th et 29th September.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
On Tuesay evenings, in September: as the department From Louis XIV to Napoleon is closed, the departments From Saint Louis to Louis XIV and The Two World Wars are open until 9pm (as well as the Dome, tomb of Napoleon and the Museum of the order of the Liberation).
Hôtel National des Invalides opening times
The Hôtel National des Invalides site is open to the public every day during the Museum's opening times.
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.
- Full price: €12
- Discounted price: €10
- Group prices: see special prices and offers for groups
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.
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 01/01/2017):
- 2 days: €48
- 4 days: €62
- 6 days: €74
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.