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    Exhibition program at the palace of Versailles

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    Discover the extramural exhibitions of the Palace of Versailles

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    De Gaulle in Trianon

    Until 9 November 2016, discover the story of Trianon as a Palace of the Republic.

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  • Olafur Eliasson Versailles

    Olafur Eliasson is the Palace of Versailles’ guest artist for the summer of 2016.

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  • The American Revolution

    From 5 July to 2 October 2016

    An exhibition on the occasion of the 240th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.

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  • The publications

    Catalogue of the publications of the palace of Versailles

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  • Salles Louis XIV

    Reopening

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

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  • The Coach Gallery

    Reopening on 10 May 2016

    The collection of coaches will be exhibited in an entirely redesigned space.

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    Closed for works

    New visitor tour from 5th January 2016

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  • Versailles in photo in CDG

    A photo exhibition dedicated to the Palace of Versailles organized in the airports of Paris

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  • Restoration and refurnishing

    Restoration and refurnishing works at the palace of Versailles

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  • The acquisitions of the Palace

    The last acquisitions of the palace of Versailles

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  • Archaeology in Versailles

    20 years of archaeological excavations in Versailles

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  • Symposiums and workshops

    The scientific activities of the Centre de recherche du château de Versailles

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  • Concerts in videos

    Discover the concerts recorded at the Palace of Versailles

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  • Centre de musique baroque

    Missions and program for the musical season

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  • Equestrian Show Academy

    A centre for equestrian shows and training, directed by Bartabas

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  • Versailles Festival 2016

    Versailles Festival 2016

    Concerts, operas, masked balls and shows : discover the programmation.

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Words of Freedom in the collections of the Palace

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Portraits

"Let us support the freedom of the press. It is the grounds of all other freedoms, that by which we are mutually enlightened" Voltaire

"What is Tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity" Voltaire

 

Jean de La Fontaine

Jean de la Fontaine (1621-1691), Anonymous

Molière (1622-1673), by Pierre Mignard

Jean de La Bruyère

Jean de La Bruyère (1645-1676), École française

Voltaire

Voltaire (1694-1778), by Nicolas de Largillière

Rousseau

Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778), by Edouard Lacretelle

Denis Diderot

Denis Diderot (1713-1784), by Jean-Antoine Houdon

Beaumarchais

Beaumarchais (1732-1799), by Paul Constant Soyer

Pierre-Ambroise-François Choderlos de Laclos (1741-1803)

Pierre-Ambroise-François Choderlos de Laclos (1741-1803), attributed to Joseph Ducreux

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