Malmaison - Plan historique

Practical information

Access, opening times and fees
Musée national du château de Malmaison Avenue du château de Malmaison 92500 Rueil-Malmaison



The Malmaison museum is open every day except Tuesdays, December 25th and January 1st.

Last entry 45 min before closing time (30 min before lunchtime closure)

  • From October 1st to March 31st

From 10am to 12.30pm and from 1.30pm to 5.15pm, until 5.45pm on week-ends
The park is open from 10am to 6pm

  • From April 1st to September 30th

From 10am to 12.30pm and from 1.30pm to 5.45pm, until 6.15pm on week-ends
The park is open from 10am to 6.30pm


  • From La Défense (metro, RER, SNCF, bus): take bus 258 to the "Le Château" stop (25 minutes). Cross the RN13 and turn back towards the crossroads. The château is 300m to the right.

  • By road: RN 13 (12 km from Paris)

  • Cars and motorcycles: free parking

  • Coaches: car park Avenue du Château de Malmaison


  • Full rate: €6.50

  • Concession: €5 for non-EU residents aged 18-25, large families on presentation of valid proof of entitlement

  • Groups: €5.50 per person for groups of 10 people or more

  • Extra charge during temporary exhibition periods: €2

  • Park only: €1.50

  • Free admission: EU residents under 26, teachers with a Pass-Education card, disabled visitors and one accompanying person, job seekers and those on minimal allowances, and Amis de Malmaison members. Free admission for all visitors on the 1st Sunday of each month

Audio guide included in the ticket price (€2 for visitors eligible for free admission)

Advance purchase available : 


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  • Minors must be accompanied by an adult

  • Backpacks must be worn in front or carried

  • Umbrellas, pushchairs and helmets are not permitted

  • Photographs are permitted without the use of flash, tripod or selfie-stick

In application of decree n ° 2021-955 of July 19, 2021 modifying decree n ° 2021-699 of June 1, 2021 prescribing the general measures necessary for the management of the exit from the health crisis, the reception of the public at the Malmaison museum is conditioned by the presentation by each visitor aged 12 and over of a health pass.

At the same time, the number of visitors received is increased to a maximum of 70 people per hour.

Reservations on the Affluences website are strongly recommended.

The current conditions for welcoming visitors will remain the same: use at the entrance to the sites of hydro-alcoholic gel dispensers, wearing a face mask is mandatory over the age of 11 years old and recommended between 6 and 11 years old, respect for barrier gestures.

We hope for your understanding and your vigilance to comply with these measures.

Lien utile vers le site du gouvernement :

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    vigipirate_alerte_attentat_2014.svg_.pngFollowing the terror attacks in Paris on friday, november 13, 2015 and to ensure the safety of our visitors, the museum is strictly applying the security measures decided by the french authorities.

    The museum is fully opened.

    It is strongly recommanded not to bring suitcases and luggages to the museum. Only luggages not exceeding 55cm*35cm*20cm will be accepted.

    Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience and delay which may be caused by the extra security checks at the entrance.


    Oscar Rex, painter of the Napoleonic legend
    From november 2021, 24th to march 2022, 7th