Partial closure of the Musée de l'Armée on Thursday June 22, 2023:
-Access to the Museum will be via Place Vauban only
-The north entrance and the main courtyard will be closed to the public
-The temporary exhibition will not be accessible
-The east wing (Louis XIV to Napoleon III rooms, unusual cabinets, Plan-Relief Museum, Charles de Gaulle historial) will not be accessible.
-The Dome, the western wing (antique arms and armor) and the Musée de l'Ordre de la Libération will be open to the public.
On the program? Anecdotes, unusual facts, enigmas and legends about this heritage treasure!
This walk will take you through the salons of the Musée de l'Armée, the Eglise du Dôme and the Cathédrale Saint-Louis, as well as discovering places closed to the public, such as the Salon du Quesnoy and the mysterious Caveau des Gouverneurs. The presence of Rouget de Lisle, Louis XIV's motivations for the construction of this building, Napoleon's attachment to this monument, the different uses of this former military hospital... Les Invalides will no longer hold any secrets for you!
Access to the collections and temporary exhibitions
Commentary and anecdotes from your tour guide
Photo credits © Musée de l'Armée
Meeting point: in the south reception area of the Museum, to the left of the Dome church
Due to the event-driven nature of the Musée de l'Armée, access to the salons du Quesnoy cannot be systematically guaranteed.
Every Saturday at 3pm
|all day long|