Paris Travel Planner   Legion of Honor Museum, Paris, France
If you're interested in awards and decorations, this is the place for you.

   

 

Situated just across the street from the popular Musée d'Orsay, the Musée National de la Légion d'Honneur et des Ordres de Chevalerie houses a collection of various French awards and decorations, including the Legion of Honor and other orders of merit.

  Collier, Legion of Honor, Paris
 

Collier of the Legion of Honor of the 3rd Republic.

There are rooms and rooms filled with golden necklaces and medals, as well as various badges and other symbols. Exhibits focus on the men who have been awarded the Legion of Honor over the years.

The Museum is housed in the Palais de la Légion d'Honneur, also known as the Hôtel de Salm. Dating from the late 18th century, it was destroyed by fire in 1871 and rebuilt soon thereafter.

Open Wednesday to Sunday afternoons, free admission.

Métro: Solferino
RER: Musée d'Orsay
Bus: 63, 68, 69, 73, 83, 84, 94

Musée National de la Légion d'Honneur
2, Rue de la Légion d'Honneur
75007 Paris, France
+33 (0)1 40 62 84 25


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Palais de la Légion d'Honneur, Paris

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