Château de Malmaison

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Built around 1622, this was Napoleon's favourite castle under the Consulate. It was made up of a central building flanked by two wings (late 18C). Josephine bought it in 1799 and added a conservatory in the shape of a military tent, which she had designed by Percier and Fontaine. A museum was opened here in 1906 and today, the rooms are furnished with beautiful pieces from Malmaison, St-Cloud and the Tuileries. In the grounds, now only 6ha, note the Marengo cedar, planted after the victory in the Battle of Marengo in 1800, as well as other rare species, and the rose garden.

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15 avenue du Château

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Château de Malmaison Pavilions
Château de Malmaison Pavilions
Mr. Osiris was the owner of the Pavillon
Musée National du Château de Malmaison
Musée National du Château de Malmaison
The Château de Malmaison, the sumptuous
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Château de Bois-Préau
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Church of St Peter and St Paul
Church of St Peter and St Paul
In this church, with a Renaissance
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Local History Museum of Rueil-Malmaison
Local History Museum of Rueil-Malmaison
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Forêt de la Malmaison
Forêt de la Malmaison
In this attractive, 200ha forest of oaks
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Château de Bois-Préau
Bought by the Empress Josephine in 1810,
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Church of St Peter and St Paul
Church of St Peter and St Paul
In this church, with a Renaissance
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Pasteur Institue - Research Museum
Pasteur Institue - Research Museum
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Château de Malmaison Pavilions
Château de Malmaison Pavilions
Mr. Osiris was the owner of the Pavillon
Musée National du Château de Malmaison
Musée National du Château de Malmaison
The Château de Malmaison, the sumptuous
2:00
Château de Bois-Préau
Château de Bois-Préau
Bought by the Empress Josephine in 1810,
1:00
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