Museum

Abbaye royale du Val-de-Grâce et musée du Service de santé des armées

Abbaye : 277 rue Saint-Jacques - Musée : 1 place Laveran - 75005 Paris

Quartier Latin - 5e Arrondissement

Description

The church and the monastery of the Val-de-Grâce was built in the middle of the XVIIth century by Queen Anne of Austria to thank God for Louis XIV's birth. Since the Revolution, the monastery has been transformed into a military hospital. Inside the church: many sculptures, paintings by Philippe de Champaigne. The museum is located in the historical building of the Val de Grâce in Paris. It shows the history of a French military medical service through the illustration of its main missions of art, the medical evacuation.

Architectural style

  • Baroque
  • Classique

Collections

  • Medecine
  • Peinture
  • Sculpture

Epoque des collections

  • Baroque (XVIe - XVIIe)

Services and facilities of the establishment

  • Educational activities
  • Gift shop
  • Bookshop

Entrance fees and modalities

Independent tour

Church and musée du Service de Santé des Armées : €5 (reduced : €2.50)

Guided tour

By appointment at +33 (0) 1 40 51 51 92.

Group tour

By appointment at +33 (0) 1 40 51 51 92.

Free

Free for everybody on 14 July. Active military personnel upon presentation of military identity card, civil personnel of the Ministry of Defence upon presentation of professional licence, holders of the Military Health Service honour medal, members of the Association of Friends of the Museum of Military Health Service upon presentation of proof.

Methods of payment

  • CB/Visa
  • Eurocard/Mastercard

Closing times

Monday, Friday

Opening times

Church and musée du Service de Santé des Armées : Tuesday to thursday, Saturday and Sunday from noon to 6pm.

Exceptional opening

  • Easter
  • Ascension Day
  • 8 May
  • Whitsuntide
  • 14 July
  • 1 November
  • 11 November

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Abbaye royale du Val-de-Grâce et musée du Service de santé des armées

Abbaye : 277 rue Saint-Jacques - Musée : 1 place Laveran
75005 Paris
Tel.. +33 (0) 1 40 51 51 92
www.ecole-valdegrace.sante.defense.gouv.fr/bibliotheque-musee/musee-du-service-de-sante-des-armees

  • Subway - Les Gobelins
  • RER - Port-Royal
  • Bus - 21, 27, 38, 83, 91

Museum in the same district: Quartier Latin

Museum in the same arrondissement: 5th arrondissement

Museum in Paris and in the Paris Region: Museum

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