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Friday 29 May Fermer

Friday 29 May 2015, the Palace and its Gardens will exceptionnaly close at 4:00PM (last entry at 3:00PM). The Park, the Palaces of Trianon and Marie-Antoinette's Estate will stay open as usual.

The recommended route to visit on Friday 29 May 2015 is :
- In the morning : the Palace and its Gardens
- In the afternoon : the Palaces of Trianon and Marie-Antoinette's Estate

Recommended route to exit the Estate after 3:00PM.

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Marie-Antoinette's Estate
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Events calendar

The Abbé Terray, Minister of Louis XV

Exhibition at the palace of La Motte-Tilly

This exhibition, in partnership with the CMN, recount the history of the Lord of La Motte-Tilly, the Abbé Terray, and the one of the Estate until the Revolution

The exhibition

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 map

A Hermès scarf in aid of the Palace of Versailles

Subscription from 1st May to 31 July

Hermès and the Palace of Versailles go into a partnership to create the scarf "Promenade à Versailles" and aid the restaoration of the royal apartments.


Hande : Royal Fireworks Music

Gardens of the Orangerie, 10 juin 2015

An open air concert with a finale of fireworks from Groupe F on Handel’s "Royal Fireworks Music".

The festival

Musical Fountains Show

From March 28 to November 1

All summer long, enjoy the entertainments in the gardens: the Musical Fountains Show, as well as the Musical Gardens, the Fountains Night Show and the Serenades

Musical Fountains Show

Latona Fountain

End of restoration : 18 May 2015

After two years of work, come discover the restored Latona fountain and parterres.

Discover the restoration

The rebirth of the Water Theatre grove

Open since 12 May 2015

After two years' work the Water Theatre Grove, redesigned by Louis Benech and enhanced with fountain-sculptures by Jean-Michel Othoniel, has opened.

The project


Season 2014 - 2015

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

The programme

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

Virtual exhibition

Google Cultural Institute

Discover Louis XIV / Nicolas Fouquet a virtual exhibition in partnership with Vaux-le-Vicomte and the Google Cultural Institute.

The exhibition

Concerts in videos

At the moment : Dardanus by Rameau

Discover the operas, ballets and concerts played at the Opera and at the Royal Chapel of Versailles.



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


Year of Louis XIV

Tercentenary of the death of Louis XIV

For the tercentenary of his death on September 1st 2015, the palace of Versailles celebrates Louis XIV all year long. #AnnéeLouisXIV

The events of the year

Opening of the
Louis XIV Rooms


In prelude to the visit to the Grands Apartements, the restored Louis XIV Rooms are now open.

More information


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