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Address: 129 Rue de Grenelle | Hotel National des Invalides, Paris, France
Phone Number: 33 (0)1 44 42 43 87
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Description: Nearly every weapon and instrument of war imaginable can be found in this...
Nearly every weapon and instrument of war imaginable can be found in this comprehensive collection of military equipment.
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Napoleons tomb

Army museum is very good but massive you need several hours to take it all in Napoleons tomb and the audio visual guide iOS is worth every cent and allow an hour just to see... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Army museum is very good but massive you need several hours to take it all in Napoleons tomb and the audio visual guide iOS is worth every cent and allow an hour just to see this and the cathedral as they are both spectacular Surprise but the cafe on the grounds is reasonably priced and as there are few visitors... More 

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Santa Cruz, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

I believe this is the category for the Armor Museum that is in the building attached and/or behind Napoleon's tomb. This is one of my favorite museums in Paris. The middle age armor and weapons are amazing. To walk into this museum and the first thing you see are horses with riders all decked out in armor. Then there are... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Lots of swords, armour etc and while it's interesting at the start, unless you have a real bent for military history novelty wears off pretty quickly. Worth having a quick look if you also see Napoleon's tomb as well

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Columbia, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Crowds are not a factor here and the reason is painfully apparent. Rooms full of armor suits remind one of the long rows of Chinese terra cotta warriors. Napoleon’s tomb is vacuous, but that’s OK. The exhibits wind throughout tiny spaces in a large two story building complex. The Napoleon era is inadequately covered by a few static models of... More 

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Redwood City, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We visited with a group tour, and our guide recited facts and figures in a monotone and didn't really provide an option for us to explore the exhibits on our own. I would have preferred to take it in on my own, but there aren't a lot of English captions. Nevertheless, it's an impressive exhibit with many uniforms, maps, photographs,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

A wonderful museum, highly recommended. Do not underestimate how much time it takes to get through, we allowed a hour and a half but did not see even half of what was on display. The temporary exhibition on Charles De Gualle and Winston Churchill is brilliant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I've been a fan of Napoleonic and Medieval history for years, so being able to come to this museum was a dream come true! with THOUSANDS of complete suits of armor, from kings to mighty warriors, down to full uniform displays of the Napoleonic foot soldier, this museum has it all! Cheap to get in, and for the wary traveler,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The museum is really cool if you like to see old swords and guns that go from like 1400 to World War 2(1945). You also get to see Napoleon's tomb, which makes this museaum even better. The reason why I didnt give it a 5 stars is because it needs more information because there are so many weapons and from... More 

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Keller, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The army museum in Paris, called Invalides, Musee du Armee, has a huge collection of weapons, uniformes, and scale models. Currently there is a temporary show that dramatically describest Winston Churchill a day Charles deGualle. The showing describes their childhood and education, as well as their stormy relationship. Well worth seeing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

What a fantastic place, Firstly we visited Napoleons tomb, A Beautiful domed Church Known as the "soldiers church" Well worth the visit, We got there late in the day so did not see everything else the army museum had on display but what we saw was really interesting and obviously sad also with all the death and destruction war causes,... More 

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With the Eiffel Tower at its core, the Invalides area of Paris is guaranteed to impress. Golden towers and Baron Haussmann's urban vision meet military precision, stretching avenues, and luscious lawns. The area boasts the Musée D’Orsay, the tomb of Napoleon, the National Parliament and UNESCO, as well as luxurious, exclusive residences. In fine restaurants and at the weekend markets, families, diplomats, and politicians brush shoulders with the tourists who come to see this postcard-perfect area for themselves.
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