From the seat of power to a museum of the history of France
A place of intimacy
The art of perspective
The Coach Gallery
This winter, the snow falls upon Versailles bringing a little enchantment to the Palace born from Louis XIV's mind. Versailles appears in a new light and unveils some of its secrets to the most adventurous visitors who came to brave the winter cold and admire the poetry of the place. As days go by, visitors capture the mild magical light of the season: here is a selection of their photographs.
9 and 10 March 2018 - Royal Opera
In 1649, Francesco Cavalli, who was the most important opera composer of the time in Venice, turned the Greek myth of Jason and Medea into an opera for the libertine and hedonistic city of Venice and filled it with comic scenes, pathetic lamenti, scenes of madness or sleep, dressed-up characters.
15 September 2017 - 19 February 2017 / Château de Rambouillet
The princes of Rambouillet.
October 2017- November 2018 / Arras Musée des Beaux-Arts
Napoleon. Images of the legend
18,000 artworks to discover online
With 60,000 artworks, collections of Versailles illustrate 5 centuries of French History. This set reflects the dual vocation of the Palace once inhabited by the sovereigns and then a museum dedicated "to all the glories of France" inaugurated by Louis-Philippe in 1837.