Musée de l'Armée - LES INVALIDES
Les Invalides - Military Museum
12 Rue de Grenelle
Located within the 7th arrondissemont
Best metros stations for Les Invalides are:
Les Invalides' is actually a shortened form of “Hôpital des Invalides” as this complex of buildings was originally constructed during the second half of the 17th century as a military hospital for wounded and disabled soldiers. Like a lot of views of the buildings and monuments of Paris, depending on where you are standing 'Les Invalides' can trick you into believing it is of a certain design and then from another it is quite different. The top photograph is viewing the buildings from the front with the dome of the 'Dóme des Invalides' appearing to be part of the grand facade when in fact it is quite a distance away...as can be seen fro this aerial view from the Official website.
Musée de l'Armée, France's military museum, which if you have a lot of time to kill on a rainy day or are a military enthusiast is well worth a visit - it's huge - nearly 100,000 exhibits. It is the result of a merger of the Artillery Museum and the Historical Army museum and has gained international recognition. The museum covers the period from late middle ages up to the Second World War, so there is much to see.
Other transport options
On Velib website
Station No. 7017
La Motte-Picquet - La Tour Maubourg
Official Website :
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