Château de Versailles

Tickets and Rates

Tickets and Rates

See the interactive map and locate the main places and practical services of the Palace and Estate.

Attack Alert

Attack Alert

Following the terror attacks in Paris on Friday, November 13, 2015 and to ensure the safety of our visitors, the Palace of Versailles is strictly applying security measures decided by the French authorities.

The Palace is open. 

It is strongly recommended not to bring suitcases and luggage to the museum. Only luggage not exceeding 55cmx35cmx20cm will be accepted.

Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience and delay which may be caused by the extra security checks at the entrances.

Passport

Passport

The key to 350 years of history

To discover the Versailles Estate in all its glory, the Passport gives you admission to all the Palace's tours : grounds, Trianon palaces and Marie-Antoinette's Estate.

Musical Fountain Show, Musical Gardens (from April to October) and exhibitions are also included.

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Passport
€18
€25 with 1 or 2 days of Musical Fountain Shows or Musical Gardens (from april to october)

NB: For the tour of the Palace, an audio-guide in 11 languages is included in the price of the ticket. The audio-guide is available for children from 8 years old only.

 

2-day Passport

2-day Passport

To explore all the different aspects of Versailles at your leisure.

Spend a night in Versailles and enjoy the flexibility and freedom that this ticket provides. Take the time to customise your visit and get a new look at the many facets of Versailles.

Special rates are available for many shows for 2-day Passport holders.

Musical Fountain Show, Musical Gardens (from april to october) and exhibitions are also included.


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2-day Passport
25 €
30 € with 1 or 2 days of Musical Fountain Shows or Musical Gardens (from april to october)

NB: For the tour of the Palace, an audio-guide in 11 languages is included in the price of the ticket. The audio-guide is available for children from 8 years old only.

Palace ticket

Palace ticket

The Palace's most famous places

The Palace's most famous places: the Hall of Mirrors, Grand Apartments of the King, King's Bedchamber...

The exhibitions in the Palace are included in the price of the ticket.

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15
13: reduced admission (see conditions)

NB: For the tour of the Palace, an audio-guide in 11 languages is included in the price of the ticket. The audio-guide is available for children from 8 years old only.

Trianon Palaces and Marie-Antoinette's Estate ticket

Trianon Palaces and Marie-Antoinette's Estate ticket

The delicate, bucolic world of Marie-Antoinette, the grand Trianon of Louis XIV

Grand Trianon and gardens of the Grand Trianon, Petit Trianon, Queen's hamlet, French and Anglo-Chinese gardens, French pavilion, temple of Love...

The exhibitions in the Grand Trianon and Petit Trianon are included in the price of the ticket.

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10
6 : reduced admission (see conditions)

NB: This ticket can be purchased online or on the spot only in the Trianon palaces.

Guided tours

Guided tours

Browse the history of Versailles with those who wrote it: Louis XIV, Marie-Antoinette, Napoleon, De Gaulle... Themed tours with a qualified guide and access to inaccessible places.
All the themed tours

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7€ with the entrance ticket

Free for children under 10 and for people accompanying a disabled visitor.


Guided Tours

Price: €7 in addition to the admission price (Passports, Palace tickets, Trianon Palaces and Marie-Antoinette’s Estate tickets).
Check if you are eligible for free admission.
Admission is free for children under 10 and for one people accompanying a disabled visitor.
Reservations are required
- online
- by telephone at +33 (0)1 30 83 78 00
- at the North Ministers Wing, subject to availability

The private apartments of the Kings

The private apartments of the Kings

Behind the walls and the pageantry of the Grand Apartments lies the private apartments of the Kings. Discover the intimate atmosphere and refined decoration of the living spaces: the dining room, the Clock Cabinet, the Cabinet d’Angle with Louis XV’s rolltop desk – considered as one of the most famous pieces of furniture in the world – Louis XVI’s library, etc.

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The Royal Stables

The Royal Stables

Over the course of your visit, discover the stables with its 40 horses, wander through the schools and admire the magnificent, wooden, Italian-style arena, where you may catch a glimpse of the riders in training.

You will also learn about the history of the ‘Haute Ecole’, whose primary ambition is to provide top-level training combining equestrian dressage with other artistic disciplines.

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Schedule : some Saturdays from January to August 2016 at 10AM

Price :

  • Adult : 12€
  • Children (5-18 years old) : 9€
  • Tour not available for children under 5
The Jeu de Paume room

The Jeu de Paume room

Every afternoon except Mondays, you can visit the Jeu de Paume Room, an emblematic site of the French Revolution located just a short walk from the Palace.

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2 tour options:
- Individual visits, Tuesdays to Sundays from 12:30 pm to 5.45 pm
- Guided tours depending of the Versailles Tourist Office)
For groups, guided tours are organised upon request

The room will be exceptionally closed from 2 to 24 November 2015.

Practical information:
Tel.: +33(0)1 39 24 88 88 and versailles-tourisme.com

Discover the Royal Chapel's organ

Discover the Royal Chapel's organ

The Royal Chapel opens its doors on the 1st Sunday of each month at 3:30PM from December to June for a visit-concert. Listen to the masterpieces of the french classical organ music played by Jean-Baptiste Robin, François Espinasse, Frédéric Desenclos and Michel Bouvard.
   

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- From December to March: Free admission within the limits of the Royal Chapel’s capacity upon presentation of an admission ticket. Booking in advance is advised.
- For 3 April and 5 June 2016:  admission for a fee and reservation required.
- On the 1 May 2016 : no concert due to the Palace being closed.

Musical Thursdays at the Royal Chapel

Musical Thursdays at the Royal Chapel

Every Thursday from November to June (except certain exceptional occasions), come and discover the masterpieces of the French and European repertoires of the 17th and 18th centuries at the Royal Chapel. These pieces are performed by Les Pages & Les Chantres of the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles.

At 3 pm and 3.30 pm: Organ concert for Palace visitors (approximately 20 minutes)
At 5.30: Organ recital and choir performance (approximately 1h15 minutes)

Free admission within the limits of the Royal Chapel’s capacity through the Gabriel Aisle (entrance B) from 5:00PM.

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On 5 November, 21 January and 18 February, the concerts will be held in the Battles Gallery.

Every Monday preceding Musical Thursdays and during school holidays (Spring), students also rehearse at the Chapel from 12 pm to 6 pm, except for exceptional cases when other events are being held.

Fountains Shows and Musical Gardens

The Musical Fountains Shows takes place every week-end from April to October.

Musical Fountains Show

Set out to explore the fountains and groves with their water features spouting to the rhythm of music. Several circuits are available to enable you to enjoy the numerous masterpieces of the gardens or lead you to their most secret spots.

On Saturdays and Sundays from March 26 to October 30 2016 (except on May 1st), on Tuesdays from May 24 to June 28 2016 as well as on some additional dates (Friday March 25, Thursday May 5 and Thursday July 14 2016).

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Passport Ticket
1 day : €25

2 days : €30
covering the Musical Fountains Show, the visit to the Palace, the Trianon palaces and the Estate of Marie-Antoinette.

On-line booking or on the spot (at the Palace ticket offices).

 

Musical Fountains Show Ticket: €9
covering the gardens and the Musical Fountains Show.
Reduced price*: €7. Group price*: €7.5.
Free admission* for certain visitors.

On-line booking or purchased on the spot (at the entrance to the gardens).

NB: if you benefit from a free admission to the Palace, you only need to buy a ticket for the Musical Fountains Show.

> Water displays from 11am to noon and from 3:30pm to 5pm, tuesdays from 11am to noon and from 2:30pm to 4pm
> Mirror Fountain : water display every 10 minutes from 10am to 6:30pm
> Water Theater Grove : water display the first 20 minustes of every hour, from 10am to 6:30pm
> The Neptune Fountain : Water display at 5:20 (no water display on tuesdays)

Musical Gardens

To enjoy the gardens in fine weather, the groves and other preserved areas of the gardens are accessible on certain Tuesdays from April to October for a musical promenade: a chance to discover some of the finest features or the French-style formal gardens designed by André Le Nôtre.

Tuesdays from March 29 to May 17 and Tuesdays from July 5 to October 25 2016, as well as Fridays from July 1st to September 30 2016.

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Passport Ticket:
1-day : €25

2-day : €30
covering the Musical Gardens, the visit to the Palace, the Trianon palaces and the Estate of Marie-Antoinette.

On-line booking or on the spot (at the Palace ticket offices).
 

Musical Gardens Ticket: €8
covering the gardens and the Musical Gardens.
Reduced price*: €7. Group price*: €7. Free admission* for certain visitors.

On-line booking or purchased on the spot (at the entrance to the gardens).

NB: if you benefit from a free admission to the Palace, you only need to buy a ticket for the Musical Gardens.

Music plays from 10:00 am to 6:30 pm (17:30 on March 29 2016) 

The Fountains Night Show

When night falls, the gardens are transformed to offer a stunning visual and musical treat as fountains and groves come alive with colourful and dramatic lighting effects. This year once more, lighting and stage-effects artists will light up the gardens and display their surprising installations to the strollers: water features in the Mirror Fountain, lasers streaking across the dark in the Colonnade Grove and the fireworks display in front of the Grand Canal by the Groupe F to conclude the evening’s entertainment.

Every Saturday from June 18 to September 17 2016.

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Fountains Night Show Ticket: €24 
Reduced price*: €20. Group price*: €20. Free admission* for certain visitors.

On-line booking or purchased on the spot (at the entrance to the gardens).

Water features from 8:30 to 10:40 pm. The fireworks display starts at around 10:50 pm. 

The Royal Serenade of the Hall of Mirrors

The Royal Serenade of the Hall of Mirrors

Just before the Fountains Night Show, the musicians and dancers of the Compagnie Baroque await you to join in a French-style ball in the sumptuous setting of the Hall of Mirrors.

Every Saturday from June 18 to September 17 2016.

Departures at 6:30, 6:50, 7:10, 7:30 and 7:50.

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Single ticket:
The Royal Serenade: €17 

Reduced price *: €10. Group price*: €15. Free admission* for certain visitors.

On-line booking 
  Combined ticket: 
The Royal Serenade + Fountains Night Show: €39
Reduced price*: €28. Group price*: €33. Free admission* for certain visitors.

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Gardens subscription

Gardens subscription

Get access to the Fountains Shows and the Musical Gardens all season long.

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Subscription card for the Musical Fountains Show and the Musical Gardens: €22
Reduced price*: €14

Valid for all the season. Purchased on the spot (at the entrance to the gardens on the days of the Musical Fountains Show and the Musical Gardens).

Free admission and reductions

On Fountain Show days and on Musical Garden days, check if you are entitled to free admission before accessing the Gardens.

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Free admission
* Children aged 0 to 5, members of the Société des Amis de Versailles, subscribers to “A Year in Versailles” (Musical Fountain show and Musical Gardens only).

Tickets to the Musical Fountains Show, Fountains Night Show and Musical Gardens
* Reduced price: visitors aged 6 to 17, students, holders of the family reduction card, people with reduced mobility and their guide, subscribers to “A Year in Versailles” (Fountains Night Show).
* Group price: groups from 30 people upwards (specific prices for school groups).

Free or reduced admission

Free admission

Free admission

Admission to the permanent collections of the Palace (Grand Apartments, Hall of Mirrors, etc.), the Trianon Palaces, Marie-Antoinette’s Estate, the temporary exhibitions plus the audio guides is free for:

under-18s, young people under 26 years old who are residents of the European Union, schoolchildren, teachers assigned to a French establishment bearing their “Pass Education”, disabled persons and their accompanying adult, and French job-seekers on presentation of documentary proof dating from less than 6 months before, etc.

If you are entitled to free admission, when you arrive at the Palace go directly to the principal entrance with your documentary proof and your identity.

Free Sundays

Free Sundays

The first Sunday of every months from November to March, admission is free for tours :

- State Apartments and Hall of mirrors
- Exhibitions
- Apartments of the Dauphin and the Dauphine
- Mesdames’ Apartments
- Coronation room, Battles gallery, 1830 room
- Grand Trianon and Estate of Marie-Antoinette

Reduced admissions

Reduced admissions

Specific reduced admission : Palace: €13, Palaces of Trianon and Marie-Antoinette's Estate : €6

- Subscribers or holders of a ticket to the Musée des Beaux-Arts of Arras
- Members of friends of national museums associations
- Visitors with a large family discount card              
- Visitors paying admission fees with Holiday-Cheques

Paris Museum Pass

Paris Museum Pass

With the Paris Museum Pass you can visit the palace of Versailles, the palaces of Trianon and over 60 museums and monuments in and around Paris.

It does not give access to the Gardens during the Fountain Shows and the Musical Gardens.

Paris Museum Pass