Visit the intendants' apartments and discover the personalities who made the history of the monument.
Meet the residents of this historic monument, once the Garde Meuble de la Couronne, then the headquarters of the Ministry of the Navy.
A living space in the heart of Paris, 3 1h15 tours are available. The first takes you on a journey through the building's 250-year history.
The second takes you on a real investigation of the Hôtel de la Marine, where parents and children, with the help of their activity booklet and the characters they meet, must find the world's most famous diamond: the blue diamond. The final tour focuses on the second half of the 18th century, the Age of Enlightenment, when the famous building was still the Garde Meuble de la Couronne.
Impressive digital devices bring certain characters back to life in the portrait gallery, the dancing mirrors, the sailors' table, the urban planning table and the Hôtel à la loupe immerse you in the landmark events of the historic monument.
Visit the space dedicated to the Al Thani Collection
In the galleries of the Al Thani Collection, the exhibition "Medieval Treasures from the Victoria & Albert Museum When the English Spoke French" is on until 7 January 2024. Discover the relationship between Europe and England throughout the Middle Ages through a collection of sculptures, ceramics, illuminated manuscripts, gold and jewellery and textiles. It's a real showcase for the cultural and artistic wealth of Europe at this period in its history.
Admission to the Hôtel de la Marine is free, on presentation of a piece of ID, for: all young people under 18 yrs, European Union residents aged 18 to 25 yrs inclusive, holders of the Pass Education, job seekers, people with disabilities and the person accompanying them, ... (full list available on the museum’s website and at the venue). These free tickets can be collected directly from the Hôtel de Marine ticket office on the day of your visit.
Access to the Hôtel de la Marine is free for all on the first Sunday of each month, from October to March.
The Confidant headset is available in 9 languages : French, English, Spanish, Italian, German, Russian, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese.
This ticket does not grant you access to the Al Thani Collection.
As part of the Vigipirate program security controls are put in place at the entrance of Parisian museums and monuments.
Monday: 10.30am - 7pm (last admission 6pm)
Tuesday: 10.30am - 1.30pm (last admission 12.30pm)
Wednesday: 10.30am - 7pm (last admission 6pm)
Thursday: 12:30 to 19:00 (last admission 18:00)
Friday: 10.30am to 9.30pm (except on the first Friday of each month)
Saturday: 10.30am to 7pm (last admission 6pm)
Sunday: 10.30am to 7pm (last admission 6pm)
Closed exceptionally on 1 January, 1 May and 25 December.
Duration : 1 hour