Merci !

The musée du Louvre gives its warmest gratitude to the 4,5000 donors of the Tous mécènes ! campaign, the Société des Amis du Louvre, the American Friends of the Louvre, and the Fondation La Marck sous l’égide de la Fondation du Luxembourg who allow the conservation of the arc du Carrousel.

The conservation project benefits from the patronage of the Fondation du Patrimoine thanks to the support of the Total Foundation.

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The Musée de l’Armée offers a large permanent collection dedicated to Napoleon I and the First French Empire. The Emperor’s tomb is also under its responsibility!

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Built by Louis XV and Louis XVI, and remodeled by both Napoleon I and Napoleon III, the Palais de Compiègne was a center for court life and the exercise of power. The originality and beauty of this, the biggest neoclassical palace in France, and the quality of its interior décor and furnishings make for a unique ensemble. Alongside Versailles and Fontainebleau, this historic place is one of the three largest royal and imperial residences in France.

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Malmaison was selected and decorated by Joséphine as her home but Napoleon often stayed with her, particularly between 1800 and 1802, when the château served as the government headquarters, alongside the Tuileries palace. Following the imperial couple’s divorce, the château was given to Joséphine. Now a museum, it houses an impressive collection of artworks and objets d’art from the Napoleonic Era.

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