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Skip-the-line Les Invalides World War Museum Guided Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

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    Stop At: Musee de l’Armee des Invalides, 129 rue de Grenelle Hôtel National des Invalides, 75007 Paris France

    Begin by exploring the 19th century roots that lead to one of the bloodiest wars ever, learning about characters like Bismarck during the Franco-Prussian War. From there, your guide will piece together the chain of events, including the assassination of Franz Ferdinand, that set off World War I. Come face to face with the equipment, uniforms, weapons, and other artifacts that were used during the war’s many battles. Relive the famous Battle of the Marne while seeing one of the iconic taxis that played a crucial role. Watch original footage detailing the atrocities before finally understanding how the Treaty of Versailles ended things. You’ll even see the train car where the armistice was signed, ending the war. Afterwards, you’ll learn how the threat of Adolf Hitler came to be a reality, launching World War II. Discuss significant events like the Ligne Maginot, Dunkerque, and the Occupation of Paris while meandering among artifacts collected from the battlefields. Your guide will discuss famous men like Pétain and De Gaulle who helped guide France through this horrendous war. You will discover stories behind the battles of Normandy and the Liberation of Paris, which lead ultimately the preservation of the city that you can still enjoy today.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Babylon Tours Paris, 75001 Paris France

    You’ve seen it in the movies, but what do you really know about Paris? We’ll share its stories, secrets, and scandals with you while exploring all of the places you won’t find on your own. Wander the streets and museums of the world’s most popular city on a small group or private tour of Paris. Our English speaking guides at Babylon Tours get you priority entrance and help you skip the lines at the Louvre and Musée d’Orsay. Go beyond the Eiffel Tower and experience Paris with Babylon Tours.

    Duration: 2 hours
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    Departure Point
    Les Invalides, 129 Rue de Grenelle, 75007 Paris, France
    Departure Time
    1:30 PM
    1h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • DURATION 1.5 - 2 HOURS
    • Entry/Admission - Musee de l’Armee des Invalides
    • Tour Price Does NOT Include Hotel Pickup or Drop-Off (We Recommend UBER or Taxi)
    • Tour Does NOT Include Gratuities (OPTIONAL)
    • Temporary exhibitions NOT included
    • Tour is NOT available for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
    • A maximum of 8 people per tour allowed
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Notes: Invalides dome and museum may be subjected to occasional closures without previous warning from the museum management. When this occurs, we will provide guests with an appropriate alternative if the museum opening time is delayed more than 1h from the tour starting time. In these cases we are unable to provide refunds or discounts. Appropriate dress is required for entry into some sites on this tour. No large bags or suitcases are allowed inside the museum, only handbags or small thin bag packs are allowed through security. Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with 'Skip the Line' or 'No Wait' access. Some specific rooms inside the museum are subjected to a very quiet or restricted right to speak inside, in this cases your guide will provide the information about this places before entering the specific rooms where this rule applies. Some collections may vary along the year.
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Excellent service. Our guide Anastasia was very knowledgeable and guided us thru the museum with many interesting facts that we would have missed on a self guided tour. Napoleons tomb was really interesting and without a good guide we would have missed so many details...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank Dale T
    Reviewed 10 September 2019 via mobile

    Anastasia was very knowledgeable and her art expertise was a different insight from what other guides could have been a ken to do. We enjoyed our time with her very much.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank Meander239531
    Reviewed 6 September 2019

    Our tour guide was exceptional. He had tons of facts but also kept it fun (as much as you could in a war museum!). My 20 year old son said he ranked it in the top 3 tours and we did about 2 tours a...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank lisachingwulee
    Reviewed 29 August 2019

    We toured Les Invalides with Julian and he was absolutely amazing! While my son has always been interested in history, he'd had very little exposure to military history. We walked through and learned about the evolution of different weapons and tactics and then learned a...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank snazzle33
    Reviewed 21 April 2019 via mobile

    We toured Les Invalides with our guide, Anastasia. The museum is enormous, and Anastasia's extensive knowledge of the museum was invaluable. Having a knowledgeable guide who could explain both what we were seeing, as well as the historical perspective and significance was so helpful. The...More

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