The Museum of Bernadotte was once the house and birthplace of Jean Baptiste Bernadotte a soldier who turned Marshal and then eventually became the King of Sweden and Norway during the time of Napoleon. Built around 1730, the house still retains the feel & mood by keeping the same furniture and settings of the bearnaise family at the time. Even the streets through which Bernadotte used to walk home are kept in the same way.
- The Museum contains many personal and historic artefacts such as swords, spurs, gloves from the time along with rare books, porcelain.
- There are drawings and paintings describing and re-enacting significant moments from Battle scenes and Bernadotte’s heroic rise to power.
- It also has the infamous letter by Napoleon himself who allowed the favourable response to Crown Bernadotte as the Prince of Sweden.
Musee Bernadotte Travel Tips
- ID Proof mandatory for Persons below 26 years of Age.
Entrance Ticket Details For Musee Bernadotte
- Price for students outside of Pau (Groups of Minimum 10), EUR 1.50.
Entry is free for
- For Under 18’s
- School Children from Pau
- History of Art Students
How to Reach Musee Bernadotte
- Located in the town centre, near Tourist Information Office and Conference centre.
- Nearest bus stop, Berdotte, Saint Jacques; Coxitis.
- Creperie La Bretagne
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59.54% of people who visit Pau include Musee Bernadotte in their plan
3 PM - 4 PM
66.67% of people start their Musee Bernadotte visit around 3 PM - 4 PM
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