Military museums in Paris: from knights to modern armies, discover History in a different way

Published by Cécile de Sortiraparis, Rizhlaine de Sortiraparis, Graziella de Sortiraparis · Photos by Graziella de Sortiraparis · Published on March 25th, 2024 at 09:04 p.m.
Discover French history in a different way, explore complex and fascinating subjects, study military strategies and tactics... There's a good reason for everyone to visit the military museums of Paris and the Île-de-France region!

Thehistory of France is made up of inventions, art, technical and cultural innovations, discoveries, but also battles and wars. These ancient tales that have shaped the country, and these modern actions that continue to shape France's identity, are told in military museums set up all over Paris.

Musée de l'Armée, Musée de la Libération, Musée de la Grande Guerre, Musée de la Légion d'Honneur... All these places of history and knowledge cover different periods and aspects of the military world in France.

Enthusiasts and the curious will find plenty to satisfy their thirst for learning and understanding: these museums provide a better grasp of the country'shistory and geopolitical issues, past and present. They are also places that pay tribute to the combatants, soldiers and anonymous people who took part in the various conflicts that shook France. Studying war helps visitors better appreciate the peace we enjoy today.

These fascinating museums bring together history, knowledge and art to offer a different vision of the world, thearmy and France. So it's hardly surprising that you'll want to visit them!

These museums regularly host exhibitions, meetings and special cultural events: a good reason to return throughout the year to enjoy this rich and varied program!

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