The museum is situated in a true 18th-century Bearnese house which was the birthplace of a soldier called Jean-Baptiste Jules Bernadotte. You will discover the fabulous epic of this simple solider, nicknamed "the sergeant with beautiful legs", who fought with Bonaparte before becoming Marshal of the Empire.
He was crowned King of Sweden and Norway in 1818.
His descendants are among the many monarchs who currently rule in Europe:
The present King of Sweden, along with Norway, Luxembourg, Belgium and Denmark.