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Marie-Antoinette's Estate
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18th century, Birth of Design

From 28 October 2014 to 22 February 2015

This exhibition showcases furniture masterpieces from 1650 to 1789 as representative examples of the rich creativity of the 18th century.

The exhibition


Discover pictures of themselves taken by visitors in the Palace or the gardens from the beginning of the 20th century until now.


Welcome to Versailles

An interactive map

Discover the Palace and Estate through this interactive map. With a few clicks, prepare your visit, explore a place and look up the nearest service.

The site


January 2015

"What is Tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity" Voltaire. Words of Freedom in the collections of the Palace.


Opening of the
Louis XIV Rooms

January 2015

Every day in January 2015, in prelude to the visit to the Grands Apartements, the restored Louis XIV Rooms are open to the public.

More information

The Palace of Versailles during WWI

Discover in images how the Palace of Versailles lived through the Great War.

The web series

Celebrating Rameau

Until 13 December 2014

Music programme upon the 250th anniversary of the death of the Enlightenment main composer.


The château de Versailles in Arras

From 27 Sept. 2014 to 20 March 2016

Discover the exhibition "The château de Versailles in 100 masterpieces" at the Fine Art Museum of Arras

The exhibition


Season 2014 - 2015

Operas, concerts and ballets: discover the musical season 2014 - 2015 in the exceptional settings of the Palace of Versailles.

The programme


Discover the unique "A Year in Versailles" card.

Enjoy free and unlimited access to all the areas of the Palace, its Estate and the gardens, including on the days featuring the Musical Fountains Show...

The card

Hack King's Design Contest

From December 10 2014 to February 22 2015

For the exhibition “18th century, Birth of Design”, the Palace of Versailles invites you to reinvent the Louis XIV commode designed by André-Charles Boulle.

Hack King's Design