Château de Malmaison

Sometimes museums don’t feel like museums. If a museum is set in an artist’s former workspace, like the Musées Zadkine or Delacroix, it can feel as though the artist has just stepped out and you are peering into their studio. If a museum is housed in a building with other centres, such as the Institut … More Château de Malmaison

Hôtel des Invalides

Note: this post mostly covers the Napoleonic tomb section of les Invalides, however the address also includes the Musée de l’Armée, Musée d’Histoire Contemporaine and the Musée des Plans-Reliefs (maps and models). No matter what you think of old Napoléon Bonaparte the First, you have to admit the man had a flair for the extravagant. He decked … More Hôtel des Invalides