Museums that tell the History of France (and elsewhere)
to children and teens

Thehe History Museums in Paris tell the story of the Middle Ages, the French Revolution, Napoleon, Charles de Gaulle... Discover or rediscover the History of France and elsewhere in the museums and castles of Paris and the Ile-de-France region.

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The Army Museum and the Dôme des Invalides

  • To understand the political and military history of France
  • Ideal from 8 years old
  • Free for under 18s (under 26s if EU citizen)


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Museum of the Legion of Honour and Orders of Chivalry


  • For those who love medals and decorations
  • From 10 years
  • Free for all


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The Nissim Museum of Camondo

  • Discover the sumptuous life in a 19th century mansion house
  • From the age of 8
  • Free for under 18s (under 26s if EU citizen)


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The Jean-Sans-Peur Tower


  • A small, child's-sized museum on the Middle Ages
  • From 6 years
  • Free for children under 7 years


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The Pantheon in family

  • A history lesson and an exceptional view of Paris
  • Ideal from 8 years old
  • Free for under 18s (under 26s if EU citizen)


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The Catacombs of Paris

  • The largest Parisian ossuary, thrills guaranteed!
  • Recommended for children over 10 years of age
  • Reservation is highly recommended


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The Archeological Crypt of the Parvis of Notre-Dame


  • The urban evolution of the Île de la Cité and Paris since antiquity
  • Next to Notre-Dame
  • Ideal from 8/10 years