This large exhibition at the Musée de l'Armée in Paris (France) bears testimony to the expansion of the Napoleonic Empire at the beginning of the 19th century. The role of the exhibition is to explore the various events, mainly political, through paintings, objects and documents representing different standpoints - from those who collaborated with Napoleon to those who disagreed and voiced their outright opposition.
Over 250 objects are brought together from 50 museums and institutions, more than half of which are outside of France.
The exhibition pays special attention to placing events in a geographical context, with the help of maps, interactive displays, detailed information about the key figures of the time and their relationships with Napoleon and multimedia exhibits about the battle of the three emperors at Austerlitz.
Musée de l'Armée: Open every day, from 1 October to 31 March, from 10am to 5pm, and from 1 April to 30 September, from 10am to 6pm. Closed every first Monday in the month, 1 January, 1 May, 1 September and 25 December.
Dome and tomb: same opening times but accessible from 10am to 7pm from 15 June to 15 September.
Invalides and the Military Museum
Hôtel national des Invalides
129, rue de Grenelle - 75007 Paris - France
How to get there
Metro: line 8, Invalides station.
RER: line C, Invalides station.
Buses: 28, 49, 63, 69, 82, 87, 92
+33 (0)1 44 42 37 72
+33 (0)1 44 42 35 14
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