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Army Museum

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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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this is a free attraction on paris, you wont find lots of things indoors for free , so make sure you hang out and before entry the napoleon tomb , give your self a treat whit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

this is a free attraction on paris, you wont find lots of things indoors for free , so make sure you hang out and before entry the napoleon tomb , give your self a treat whit great views and great architecture

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

A little old fashion. It is interesting for those who are interested in military history. It is located in the Invalides building in the center of Paris.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

I was surprised how interesting it was, especial reconstruction of battles. I was not so impressed with I. and II. World war but your kids will love it.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

I'm both a historian and from a military family. But this mueum bored me completely. And I've seen - and enjoyed - some militaria in my time. First couple of rooms - fine. But after the several-hundredth case of more swords and more muskets, just like the previous, I have to say I was bored stiff. It wouldn't be so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Was my favourite thing I visited in Paris , has huge displays from knights armour to tanks , showcases the evolution of war amazingly , was free as I am a student and under 25 , but there is a fee normally

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Army Museum is the large collection of various weapons, used during wars in all centuries. It reminds of the horror of war, so everyone needs to visit this place to understand how horrible it is. Moreover, you can learn a lot by reading the texts during the exhibitions, which is quite entertaining and interesting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Regardless of whether one is a historian or not the museum offers a glimpse into the centuries of warfare and how it has changed over the decade. What is unique is the detail that went into making much of the relics particularly in the 16th and 17th Century. It is recommended to think about which wings of the museum are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

A moving and historic presentation of military history, with an emphasis and WWI & WWII, from the French perspective, but balanced with displays from all around the world. My teen aged children were captivated - what more can I say! A very cleverly arranged mixed of static displays, weaponry, and AV. Evocative and thought provoking.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This is a very nice museum if you are an enthusiast, it is easy to get to and has lots of interesting rooms. The only problem we have ever run into, is that the museum has events that close it down to the public. So check the schedule and don't waste a trip.

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Offenbach, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Spectacular military museum that includes almost any kind of war-related exhibit you could possibly think of, from helmets, medieval armors, uniforms, pistols, machine guns, knives, lances, flags, standards, cannons, recruitment posters, vehicles - but also war-themed paintings. One of the most impressive parts is the WWII exhibition. And since it's right next to the splendid Dome des Invalides that contains... More 

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Tour Eiffel / Invalides
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.