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About : Mont-Valérien

First a mediaeval hermitage, Mont Valerien then became a popular place of pilgrimage during the 17th and 19th centuries. In the middle of the 19th century one of the forts forming part of the Parisian belt was built there. During the
Second World War, the site became the principal place where most of the executions ordered by the German authorities took place. From 1944 onwards, thanks to support from General de Gaulle and the work of the organisations
of the families of those who were shot, it became a memorial site. The "Mémorial de la France combattante" was built there in 1960 and in 2010 new museographic areas were opened.

Nearby : Suresnes American Military Cemetery

On an area of over 3 hectares 1,541 American soldiers who died during the First World War and 24 unknown soldiers killed during the Second World War were buried here.

Historic site and monument

Avenue du Professeur Léon Bernard 92150 Suresnes France

Phone : 01.47.28.46.35

Visit our site

Opening

From 01/01 to 31/12 between 9.30 AM and 4 PM.
Closed on monday.
Closed exceptionally on January 1st, May 1st, August 15th, November 1st and December 25th.

Period: Autumn, Summer, Winter, Spring

Prices

Free of charge.

Benefits

Spoken languages : French

Services : Educational visits , Tour free of charge , Guided tours

Equipments : Entertainments room , Film room

Compléments

RER A / La Defense station or metro line 1 up to La Defense, and then bus no. 360: ‘Le Mont Valerien’ or ‘Hopital Foch - Cluseret’ bus stops.