Now a Museum

An exceptional preserving piece of french history
From Bonaparte's intimate Palace to a museum nowadays. Read more

The Empress impression

A place marked by Josephine
Discover the favourite pastime of the society that flocked around Bonaparte, Joséphine and their close relations. Read more

Practical informations

  • Opening hours

    Open every day except Tuesday, Dec. 25th, Jan. 1st
    - From October 1st to March 31st : 10am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 5.15pm, until 5.45pm on week-ends
    - From April 1st to Sept. 30th : 10am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 5.45pm, until 6.15pm on week-ends
    Last entry 45 min before closing time

  • Admission fees

    6,50€ / Reduced 5€ / Groups 5,50€ / Gardens 1,50€
    Temporary exhibition : +2€

All practical information

Guided tours in french

Vue du château de Malmaison

Discover Malmaison - 11am

Every week-end, thursday and friday on holidays at 11am
Guided tour in french of the château de Malmaison with a professionalRead more

The Park of Bois-Preau

A magic place to wander following Joséphine traces
Joséphine took a keen interest in the landscaping of the park and never tired of expanding it, transforming the 60-hectare property she acquired into a 726-hectare estate by 1814. Read more


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Audio Recordings

Audio Recordings

Listen to our conferences in french whenever you want
One friday each month, the Château de Malmaison organizes a conference in french about the history of the place. Read more

A unique example of Consular Syle

A continuum of consular elegant and refined style
In 1799 , when Bonaparte and Josephine become owners of Malmaison , they decide to do important work . They appeal to architects Percier and Fontaine that turn the old house into a unique example of consular elegant and refined style . Read more