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Address: Avenue du chateau, 92500 Rueil-Malmaison, France
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Nice escape

I visited Malmaison primarily to see the exhibition of Josephine's wardrobe, which was a small exhibit at the end of the tour of the château. The recorded tour was a bit dry, and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I visited Malmaison primarily to see the exhibition of Josephine's wardrobe, which was a small exhibit at the end of the tour of the château. The recorded tour was a bit dry, and I was disappointed that much was not original (furniture brought from the Tuilleries, rooms enlarged, etc.). Part of the building was under renovation, as was a portion... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Chateau on our last day prior to leaving France. we were on the Paris to Normandy Viking River Cruise. We visited in November 2016 so this was a tour we got in lieu of visiting gardens that weren't in bloom at this time. Beautiful structure, many artifacts, some original, some just period. all rooms were magnificent and had... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The chateau is set in gardens and woods which are great to explore on a hot summers day and rest in the shade of the trees. Unfortunatelt they were busy building things so not everything was available. Architecture of the house was very interesting.

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Gorinchem, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Chateau de Malmaison where Napoleon Bonaparte and Josephine de Beauharnais lived. There was an exhibition of Josephines dresses: not just the gala but including underwear.

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Duluth, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked from the Paris Hippodrome Hotel where we staying to the Chateau de Malmaison upon our arrival to France with our teenaged daughter and son at the recommendation of the hotel staff. Fabulous hotel, by the way! While I must say the walk was longer than described in the hot July sun, we thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Josephine's... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited Josephine's birth place at Trois Ilets on the island of Martinique in the Caribbean it was nice to see the house at Malmaison. If you come by car the first car park you have to pay but go on a little bit and there is a parking place for "visiteurs "which is free. The house is quite small... More 

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Nyon, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A young Napoleon married an older widow named Josephine and they lived at this audacious mansion in Paris. The chateau today is on a relatively small parcel of land but was originally 1,500 acres. The Louisiana Purchase was signed in this house with Thomas Jefferson. Right now you can see numerous of Josephine's gowns which are amazing and you can... More 

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McLean, VA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was so interesting. We just happened to be staying in Malmaison, so thought we'd visit it--and it was fascinating.

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Paris
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is 12 km outside Paris. Not one of the most famous and grandiose castles in Ile de France but a nice and historically rich one nonetheless, especially for Napoleon amateurs. The gardens are nice is spring and summer, not so interesting during the winter. There is currently a special exhibition, through March 2017, on Josephine's luxurious clothes.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

It is a small, but cute little Chateau. If you happen to be in the neighborhood and wish to see the site, do go, but do not go out of your way to see this attraction. Do go out to walk around the garden if you happen to visit.

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