Church of Saint-Pierre Saint-Paul

A listed monument, the Saint-Pierre Saint-Paul Church houses the tomb of Joséphine, celebrated with a magnificent statue of the Empress sculpted by Cartellier.

Church of Saint-Pierre Saint-Paul
Place de l'Eglise, 92500 Rueil-Malmaison


Place de l'Eglise
92500 Rueil-Malmaison


RER A / Rueil-Malmaison station and then bus n°144 : ‘Eglise de Rueil’ bus stop.

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Her daughter, Queen Hortense (mother of Napoleon III) lies in the superb small crypt under the church’s nave, decorated with many imperial symbols.

Made of Carrara marble, Joséphine’s tomb was finished in 1825.

In the church, visitors can admire the superb organ gifted by Napoleon III and created by Bacchio d’Agniolo.


Animals not accepted

Services and Activities


  • Pokestop


Type of visit available

  • Unguided individual tours available permanently
  • Guided individual tours on request
  • Unguided group tours available permanently
  • Guided group tours on request


Spoken language(s)

Free entry.

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