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Musée Napoléonien

Ile d'Aix | History
€3 - €4.5
The Napoleonic Museum of Ile d'Aix is a museum that is part of the National Museums Napoleonic, it features furniture, weapons, clothing, portraits and other objects evoking the epic legend of the Emperor Napoleon, who stayed in the house 8 to 15 July 1815 before going to the British and to leave France forever.

In April 1808 Napoleon goes to the Island of Aix for an inspection tour of ongoing projects and decide at that time the construction of Fort Liédot, a magazine and a house for the commander of the place, that seven years later was his last roof on French soil.
The museum houses a collection of works of art, portraits, busts, miniatures, models, cartoons, often made ​​by prominent figures such as Jean-Baptiste Isabey, Joseph Chinard, Andrea Appiani Girodet-Trioson, George Cruikshank or Toulouse-Lautrec, plus many personal items.
Conserved among other documents the logbook of the commander of the frigate "La Saale" on which Napoleon had stayed in the harbor of the island before landing there.

09:30 - 12:00 / 14:00 - 18:00

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  • Name: Musée Napoléonien
  • Address: 30 rue Napoléon - 17123 - Ile d'Aix - France
  • Phone: (33) 05 46 84 66 40

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