The home to Napoleon Bonaparte and an unofficial seat of French government, Malmaison is also remembered as the home of Josephine. With the hippest artists and artisans money could buy at the time, the Empress restored the chateau and created elaborate gardens, still famous today. Today, Malmaison is a museum and a must-see!
Retrace the history of Napoleon and Josephine before you begin a guided visit of the Chateau de la Malmaison.
Under the Consulate Chateau de la Malmaison was the home of Josephine and Bonaparte. It is these glorious years of splendor and happiness that the museum recalls above all else. In its rooms the most important policy decisions were taken: Civil Code, Legion of Honor and more!
Afterwards take a guided visit of La Petite Malmaison built in 1805 for the empress Josephine. She devoted herself lovingly to its embellishment and decoration. Enjoy some free time to explore the gardens which are famous throughout Paris!
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