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The Musée de la Marine in Paris holds 30,000 objects and works of art, including most of Joseph Vernet's series of Views of the Ports of France, figureheads, and 2,822 models of ships from all periods, including sailing warships from the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries.

There are also two important pieces:

the decorated stern of the extraordinary galley "La Réale" of Louis XIV launched in 1694.
the imperial canoe of Napoléon 1st built in 1810, which is no longer on display at the Musée de la Marine in Paris. Indeed, in 2018, it returns to Brest to be exhibited in the workshops of the Plateau des Capucins.

  • 17 Place Du Trocadéro Et Du 11 Novembre 1918, 75116 Paris, France

Open hours

Opening hours and closing periods: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Exceptional closure: The National Maritime Museum is closed for renovation - Reopening in spring 2022.

  • Metro - Lines 6 and 9 - Trocadero Station
  • RER - line C - Station Champ de Mars - Tour Eiffel
  • Bus - 22, 30, 32, 63, 72, 82
  • Batobus : Eiffel Tower

Proposed access facilities

  • Free admission for disabled persons upon presentation of proof of disability
  • Free for the accompanying person

Information on accessibility
Museum under renovation (2017-2022)


Musée national de la Marine

Palais de Chaillot - 17 place du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre
75116 Paris

Coordinates Latitude Longitude
Sexagesimal (°, ', ") 48° 51′ 43″ N 2° 19′ 15″ E
Degré décimal (GPS) 48.862207 2.287343
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