Les Invalides In-App Audio Tour (Without a Ticket): the Museum of the Army

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 1 km
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Duration 1h - 2h
Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
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With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Discover one of the world's largest collections of medieval arms & armor with an in-app audio tour
  • Listen about the history of war while exploring the arms and weapons used in different wars
  • Admire the baroque architecture of the Dome & the Cathedral
  • See the tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte
Explore Les Invalides and the Army Museum with this in-app audio tour! Discover one of the most prestigious monuments in the heart of Paris. Note! This tour DOES NOT include an entrance ticket! While walking through the halls of the museum the audio guide will relate the fascinating history of this place and explain the most interesting exhibits. You'll see the collection of medieval armor and weapons, one of the largest in the world. Exhibits in the museum cover the wars fought by Louis XIV through to the Cold War, with every major conflict in between. Artifacts, weapons, and uniforms help bring each moment to life. You will visit the beautiful Cathedral – a soldier's church – where classical concerts are offered in the evening. Your visit also takes you to the Dome of the Church, which since 1861 has been home to the monumental tomb of Napoleon Bonaparte. The tour finishes outside the church for a unique photo opportunity, while discovering the architectural details of the cathedral. This tour is not affiliated with Les Invalides and the Army Museum but is provided by an independent creator.

What's included

  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Step-by-step navigation through museum halls
  • Offline functionality, audio narration, photos, and written text explanations
  • Suggestions of things to do in the area after your visit
  • Entrance ticket to Les Invalides is not included – buy it in advance
  • Earphones – please bring your own
  • Coverage of temporary or special exhibits is not included
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Les Invalides
129 Rue de Grenelle

Attractions on the route

Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at support@wegotrip.com.
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Meet the host, Ellen
On WeGoTrip since 2019
I am a friendly Franco-American tour guide with a passion for the history, art & architecture of Paris. As Victor Hugo wrote, "a breath of Paris preserves the soul". I share my passion with visitors from around the world through my guided...

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