Military, statesman, first Emperor of the French… But also, lover, husband, father. The Napoleon exhibition at the Grande Halle de la Villette reveals the numerous sides/multiple facets of one of the greatest historical figures in France history.
Imperial throne, bicorn hat, horse-drawn carriage… All these iconic objects will plunge visitors into the heart of Napoleon’s life, from his arrival at the Collège de Brienne in 1779 to his second exile to St Helena in 1815.
To mark the bicentary of his death, the Rmn – Grand Palais, la Villette and Rere / Les Productions Adonis have designed a spectacular immersive exhibition. More than 150 original pieces have been brought together for the first time, following one another along a path that is both chronological and educational. Vast reconstructions as well as numerous digital devices have been put in place to retrace decisive moments in the History of France.