Musée du Service de Santé des Armées

As mentioned in the previous post, the Musée du Service de Santé des Armées (Museum of the Army Medical Corps) is located next to the Church of the Val-de-Grâce. The museum traces its origins back to the 19th century. At first merely an anatomy collection for teaching purposes, it gradually grew as a result of bequests to become the repository of army medical corps history.

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Musée Bourdelle

The Musée Bourdelle is an art museum located in Montparnasse, Paris. It preserves the studio of sculptor Antoine Bourdelle and also contains more than 500 of his works including marble, plaster, and bronze statues, paintings, pastels, fresco sketches, and Bourdelle’s personal collection of works from other artists. Admission to the permanent collections is free, but there is a charge for temporary exhibits.

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Les Invalides / Tomb of Napoléon

Les Invalides is a landmark of Paris which houses the Musée de l’Armée, the military museum of the Army of France. Its most visible and famous feature is the Dôme des Invalides, a large church under which Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte is buried, along with other French war heroes.

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