La nuit aux Invalides

La Nuit aux Invalides

The 9th edition of the Nuit aux Invalides celebrates the 200th anniversary of Napoleon's death with its new show, « L’envol de l’Aigle ». The Napoleonic legend is revealed on the magnificent facades of the Hôtel des Invalides.

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In this year of the bicentenary of Napoleon's death, the 9th edition of La Nuit aux Invalides invites you to go back in time with a new creation: Napoleon, the Flight of the Eagle!

Rediscover the life of this major figure in French history, admired by some and reviled by others, who shaped the civil and military institutions of today's France.

A totally immersive experience

Unprecedented technology projected onto the magnificently renovated façades of the Hôtel des Invalides, 360° sound, and the latest generation of 4K laser projectors will take you on a journey into the Napoleonic legend, offering you an immersive experience unlike any other. 45 minutes of breathtaking entertainment and storytelling for all to enjoy!

Extend your evening and the show with a visit to the dome under which the emperor Napoleon I lies in a magnificent red quartzite tomb nearly 4 metres long and more than 2 metres wide, set on a green granite base. A nocturnal walk that will also lead you to meet Vauban, Marshals Lyautey and Foch, Napoleon II, known as l'Aiglon, Napoleon's son, Joseph and Jérome Bonaparte and many others.

A sensorial experience and a plunge into the great History not to be missed!

Napoleon left his mark on Paris and its region. Discover the Napoleonic legend in 10 essential steps.

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129 rue Grenelle
75007 Paris 7ème

    Days and opening hours

    From 07/07 to 26/08/2021 at 10.30 pm. Closed Monday, Tuesday and Sunday. The show begins at 10.30pm in July and 10pm in August. We recommend that you arrive at least 30 minutes early.


    • Adult: Prices from 5 to 25 euros. Seated and standing position.

      Night stroll inside the Dôme Church: €9 Headset in English: €5.


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    • English
    • French
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