The Châteaux de Malmaison, also known as the Palace of Malmaison, takes its name from the Normans who once invaded France.

Built in the 18th century the Palace of Malmaison had been owned by rich families for centuries, but during the French Revolution, they were forced to sell it to Joséphine Bonaparte, wife of Napoléon.

She purchased this exquisite home for the equivilant of about 45,000 euros, which was considered to be a small fortune at that time. When Napoloan returned from Egypt, he took ownership of the palace and decorated it with the new imperial style.

It was later purchased by the Queen of Spain and then eventually sold back to Napoléan III, who restored the home to its orginal splendour. In 1906, the castle was turned into a museum dedicated to the lives of Napoléon and Joséphine.

Make the most of your Paris Pass:

The opening and closure times may change. For updated timings, please check the official attraction page.

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Fabulous! The Paris Pass was great to have on hand during our trip. We only had 5 days, and with 3 children in tow, we wanted to keep things moving as much as possible. We would absolutely recommend utilizing The Paris Pass. In order to get the most out of it, I would encourage you to carefully look through the guidebook so that you can plan out a general guideline to follow for your trip to make sure that you are using all of the opportunities. Enjoy!
Jodie Porteous from Canada

Best experience ever at the best price I had a wonderful experience with the Paris Pass. I visited all the places that I wanted. I skip all the lines and the price was very reasonable. I wll highly recommend the Paris Pass to any traveler. The hop in and hop off bus was wonderful too. I also used the Paris train and all of these atractions were included in the Paris Pass.
Diana Mcdermott from United States

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1st April - 30th September:
Monday 10.00-17.45
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10.00-17.45
Thursday 10.00-17.45
Friday 10.00-17.45
Saturday 10.00-17.45
Sunday 10.00-17.45
1st October to 31st March:
Monday 10.00-17.15
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10.00-17.15
Thursday 10.00-17.15
Friday 10.00-17.15
Saturday 10.00-17.15
Sunday 10.00-17.15

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Address:

1, avenue du Château, Rueil-Malmaison, 92 500

Telephone:

+33 (0)1 41 29 05 57