Exhibition Duels. The Art of Combat Exhibition Duels. The Art of Combat

Exhibition Duels. The Art of Combat At the Army Museum from Wednesday, April 24th to Sunday, August 18th, 2024


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Access to the Permanent and Temporary Collections of the Army Museum, to the tomb of Napoleon I (Church of the Dome), to the Museum of Relief Maps and to the Museum of the Order of Liberation.

Duels: The Art of Combat from April 24 to August 18, 2024


What to expect

Dive into a captivating historical adventure with the "Duels. The Art of Combat" exhibition presented at the prestigious Musée de l'Armée in Paris. From April 24 to August 18, 2024, this temporary exhibition invites you to explore the great duels that have shaped the course of history, from antiquity to the present day.

Explore the Epic History of Duels: The Exhibition "Duels. The Art of Combat"

A Journey Through the Ages

As you step through the exhibition doors, you are transported through time to explore the various forms of duels that have marked humanity. From the heroic battles of ancient Greece to the honor duels of the modern era, and the ritual confrontations of the nobility, each section of the exhibition immerses you in a fascinating world where honor, justice, and bravery are put to the test.

An Interdisciplinary Exploration

The "Duels. The Art of Combat" exhibition not only traces the history of duels but also explores their influence on literature, performing arts, sports, and even cinema. Iconic figures such as Cyrano de Bergerac, Zorro, or the Musketeers accompany you throughout your visit, illustrating how dueling has shaped our collective imagination over the centuries.

Unforgettable Guided Tours

For an even more enriching experience, opt for a guided tour of the exhibition. Accompanied by a passionate lecturer, delve into the behind-the-scenes of the exhibition and discover fascinating anecdotes about the most famous duels in history. Visits specially designed for children also allow the younger ones to immerse themselves in this captivating universe.

Reflection on Society and Culture

Beyond their spectacular aspect, duels raise profound questions about society and culture. The exhibition examines how dueling has been used to settle disputes, affirm honor, and maintain social order through the ages. It also invites reflection on how this practice has evolved and continues to influence our perception of violence and conflict.

Why Book Now?

Booking your spot for the "Duels. The Art of Combat" exhibition is an opportunity not to be missed for several reasons:

  1. Unique Experience: This exhibition offers a rare opportunity to delve into the fascinating history of duels through an immersive and interactive presentation.

  2. Culture and Education: In addition to being entertaining, the exhibition is also educational, offering visitors the opportunity to learn more about a often overlooked aspect of human history.

  3. Additional Activities: In addition to the exhibition itself, the Musée de l'Armée offers a variety of complementary activities such as guided tours, lectures, and film screenings, providing an enriching experience for all ages.

  4. Cultural Support: By booking your spot, you not only support the Musée de l'Armée in its mission to preserve and disseminate cultural heritage but also contribute to the sustainability of such cultural events.

Practical Information:

  • Location: Temporary exhibition halls, Musée de l'Armée, Paris.
  • Dates: From April 24 to August 18, 2024.

Don't miss this unique opportunity to delve into the fascinating world of duels and discover their impact on history and culture. Book now and get ready for an unforgettable experience at the Musée de l'Armée.


Dive into History as a Group

Book Your Visit for the Duels Exhibition. The Art of Combat at the Army Museum!

Discover together the great duels of humanity in an immersive and educational experience. Fill out the form now to organize your cultural outing.


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Common questions

What are the dates for the "Duels: The Art of Combat" exhibition at the Army Museum?

The exhibition runs from April 24 to August 18, 2024.

Where is the exhibition located?

The exhibition is held in the temporary exhibition halls of the Army Museum.

What is the "Duels: The Art of Combat" exhibition about?

The exhibition explores the history and evolution of dueling through the centuries and its impact on society.

What types of duels are featured in the exhibition?

The exhibition showcases various types of duels, including heroic duels, duels of honor, sporting duels, and more.

How can I reserve my ticket for the exhibition?

You can book your tickets online.

Does the exhibition address the link between dueling and literature?

Yes, the exhibition delves into the relationship between dueling and literature, as well as the performing arts.

Are there any lectures associated with the exhibition?

Yes, a series of lectures titled "Duels and Duelists, from Antiquity to the Present" is offered in partnership with the University of Paris.

Who are the partners of the exhibition?

The exhibition is organized with the exceptional participation of the National Library of France and supported by CIC, a major patron of the Army Museum.

Are there special activities for children?

Yes, game tours are available for children aged 7 to 12, featuring challenges that trace the history of dueling.

Does the Army Museum offer merchandise related to the exhibition?

Yes, related merchandise is available at the museum shop.

What are the opening hours for the exhibition?

The exhibition is open during the regular hours of the Army Museum; please check the website for more details.

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