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Army Museum

129 Rue de Grenelle | Hotel National des Invalides, Paris, France (Eiffel Tower / Invalides / Palais-Bourbon)
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Ranked #30 of 734 attractions in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Military Museums, Monuments/ Statues
Description: Nearly every weapon and instrument of war imaginable can be found in this comprehensive collection of military equipment.
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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We spent three hours here but to see everything properly you will need to allow a day. It has a fantastic collection on medieval armor most impressive are the knights on horse's ,then you have uniforms right up to world war 2 weapons, from all time periods ,bronze age items,small manikins dressed in all styles of battle dress from ancient... More

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Yerevan, Armenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

It is a great collection. You can find all about armies from the ancient times till nowdays. I`ll highly recommend especially for families with little boys. they will have some fun, especially in the part of Medieval armors

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We took the kids to see the world War exhibit and napoleon's tomb. No lines and medium crowds overall made the visit easy to manage. The timeline of the wars from pre - World War I through the end of WWII was super informative and rich. The boys especially liked the tanks and guns of course but there was a... More

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Geelong, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This is one of the most magnificent military museums in the world. I have traveled widely and visited many around the world however it was one of the worst experiences I and my wife have had anywhere in the world. This terrible experience was a result of what I would consider poor customer interaction and lack of services. Considering there... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

It wasn't on my list of places to visit but the huge golden dome was what caught my eyes. Beneath it is a huge hall that housed Napoleon's tomb. I'm not really a historical fanatic so it was just a quick photo op for me.

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melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We visited here in late June , this is probably the best collection of relics of french military we have ever seen. It is presented as a walk through time. From the French Revolution through to the Second World War . It also includes napoleons tomb which is a much see for its grandeur.

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Owen Sound, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Our 14 yr old son loved the medieval armor and the weaponry. My military husband loved the World War Two section. Very informative. Napoleon's tomb was gorgeous and fascinating.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Interesting collection of armour from the Middle Ages and other works of art. Don't miss Napoleon's tomb in the church behind the museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Wow! A very comprehensive (and slightly overwhelming) collection of military artifacts. Lots to see and enjoy. We especially enjoyed the ground floor exhibit of Charles de Gaulle - excellent interactive displays and informative documentary too (be sure to get the free audio guide) Awesome exhibits on WWI and WWII - we learned a lot. Beautiful buildings too - and be... More

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Ontario Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Le Musée de l'armée, commonly named "Les Invalides" is certainly an heavenly place for history buffs of WWI & WWII! This museum is amazing and huge! We spent 3 hours visiting and we didn't see all of it. Just the outside gardens are breathtaking! Museum pass is valid here. Napoleon's tomb is a must do while you're there. Le musée... More

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