Conciergerie (Paris)

http://www.paris-conciergerie.fr/en/ This less famous museum is very near Notre-Dame and is a quick yet meaningful site to see.  This is the famous Paris prison where Marie Antoinette was held before her beheading. The museum is housed in a building on the Île de la Cité and is also close to the Sainte-Chapelle. Entrance to the … Continue reading Conciergerie (Paris)

Musée de l’Armée Invalides (Paris)

http://www.musee-armee.fr/en/english-version.html This museum is a huge repository of all things military.  The galleries of most interest to children are the World War I and World War II galleries so after gaining entry, go up the staircase just across from the gift shop to go directly to these rooms.   The museum does a good job … Continue reading Musée de l’Armée Invalides (Paris)