Steps from the Musée d'Orsay, the Musee de la Legion d'honneur (National Museum of the Legion of Honour) recognizes the history of the Legion of Honor through an impressive display of ceremonial and military medals, royal jewelry, and robes. Dedicated to military leaders from France and abroad, you'll see oil paintings of the likes of Napoleon and Patton. And as you wander the rooms of the Museum of the Legion of Honor, you'll also get see interesting collectibles like ribbons and honor pins from around the world.
Housed in an elegant mansion in St-Germain-des-Prés, at the Musee de la Legion d'honneur you can also see video tributes to the likes of US general and Légion member Dwight Eisenhower.
On 2 Rue de la Légion d'Honneur, the museum is open from 1-6pm Tuesday to Sunday. To get there, take line 12 to Solferino or the RER C to Musée d’Orsay. Entrance is free and includes an English audio guide.