A large-scale restoration thanks to the patronage of the Philanthropia Foundation. Undertaken by Jules Hardouin-Mansart in 1687 and completed in 1710 by Robert de Cotte, the Royal Chapel of Versailles is probably the most advanced expression of the great royal style Louis XIV commissioned.
Thanks to an unprecedented combination of photographic material and original records safeguarded in the museum archives and at the French National Library, you can discover how the Palace of Versailles lived through the 14-18 War. In partnership with the French National Library, Gallica.
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.