Discover the estate

The Palace of Versailles, whose origins date back to the seventeenth century, was successively a hunting lodge, a ​seat of power and​,​ from the nineteenth century​,​ a museum. With the gardens and the ​​Palaces of Trianon, the park of the Château de Versailles spreads over 800 hectares.

The history of Versailles

Explore Versailles through the centuries to discover the milestones that punctuate the history of this famous Palace and its Estate.

1607

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.

1793 — Jean Duplessis-Bertaux

Prise du palais des Tuileries
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— Martin Desjardins

Diane ou le soir
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1645-1672 — Jean Warin

Statue de Louis XIV
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XIXe siècle — Horace Vernet

Bataille de Wagram, 6 juillet 1809
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1773 - 1774 — François-Hubert Drouais

Madame Du Barry en Flore
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Victor Hugo (1802-1885)

1760 - 1769 — Jean-François Oeben

Secrétaire à cylindre
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