Exhibition Madame Elisabeth
Treasure of the Holy Sepulchre
Gifts from European royal courts to Jerusalem.
Versailles in Arras
Roulez carrosses ! in the musée des Beaux-Arts d'Arras
Exhibition at the Estate of Madame Elisabeth
Discover the forthcoming exhibitions of the palace of Versailles
Exhibition of contemporary art
Extraordinary Within Ordinary
Photography exhibition by Ahae at the Orangerie Hall
Shows at Versailles
Discover all the musical programme
Equestrian Show Academy
A centre for equestrian shows and training, directed by Bartabas
Centre de musique baroque
Missions and program for the musical season 2012 - 2013
Concerts, operas, masked ball, royal carrousel and contemporary art : discover the programme.
Catalogue of the publications of the palace of Versailles
Versailles in comic strip form
A co-edition palace of Versailles/Glénat
Trains evoking Versailles
Trains evoking the palace of Versailles
Palace History Gallery
Opening of the Palace History Gallery of Versailles
A year to celebrate Le Nôtre
In 2013, the Palace of Versailles is paying tribute to André Le Nôtre, the creator of the gardens.
Lire au jardin 2013
Reading in the Garden
Versailles the other visit
A web-documentary about the unknown objects of Versailles.
The Water Theatre grove
A contemporary garden for the Water Theatre grove
The acquisitions of the Palace
The last acquisitions of the palace of Versailles
Archaeology in Versailles
20 years of archaeological excavations in Versailles
Symposiums and workshops
The scientific activities of the Centre de recherche du château de Versailles
Restoration and refurnishing
Find out about restoration and refurnishing work under way at the palace of Versailles
Restoration of the Belvedere
Restoration of the Belvedere and the Rock in the Estate of Marie-Antoinette.
Official opening of the restored and refurnished Mercury Salon
Restoration of the Latona Fountain
The apartments of Mesdames
Re-opening of the the newly restored and refurnished apartments of Mesdames
Exhibition Madame Elisabeth
Discover the programme of the exhibitions organised by the Palace of Versailles.
16 April – 14 July 2013 – Exhibition in the Palace of Versailles (Crusades rooms) and in the Maison de Chateaubriand (Châtenay-Malabry)
More information about the exhibition The Treasure of the Holy Sepulchre
27 April - 21 July 2013 – Exhibition in the Estate of Madame Elisabeth
More information about the exhibition Madame Elisabeth
11 June - 31 October 2013 – Exhibition in the gardens of the Palace of Versailles
More about the exhibition Penone Versailles
Exhibition at the Versailles municipal library
Curatorship : Élisabeth Maisonnier
Associated curators : Raphaël Masson, Alexandre Maral, Timothée Chevalier
Designed by André Le Nôtre and Charles Perrault to educate the Dauphin, the grove of the Labyrinth was one of the most imposing spaces at Versailles. Almost forty fountains decorated with 333 painted lead animals depicted Aesop's fables in the heart of a maze of trellises and rockeries.
Destroyed in the eighteenth century, this magical place will be brought back to life by an exhibition at the Versailles municipal library housed in Louis XV's former Foreign Ministry.
2 July - 29 September 2013 – Exhibition at the Grand Trianon
Curatorship : Jérémie Benoît, Gabriela Lamy
The flamboyance and diversity of the species in the Trianon gardens are due to a long-lasting passion for botany that held sway at court during the seventeenth century. This summer, an exhibition will unveil the jewels of the Museum's vellum collection, initiated by Louis XIV and his uncle Gaston of Orléans to study and conserve rare flowers. Echoing this presentation in the Cotelle gallery, the Trianon gardeners will recreate a historic flowering of its beds: dark blue hyacinths, daffodils from Provence, narcissus Constantinople…
The exhibition is organised with the exceptional collaboration of the Muséum national d'histoire naturelle.
22 October 2013 - 23 February 2014 – Exhibition at the Palace of Versailles (Africa rooms)
Curatorship : Béatrix Saule, Patricia Bouchenot-Déchin, Georges Farhat
The grand finale of the year, the Le Nôtre in Perspective exhibition. Running counter to the received wisdom, 1613 – 2013 offers a surprising new image of the man, his art and his influence. Gardener, designer, architect, engineer and hydraulics specialist, landscaper and town planner, collector, spatial magician – André Le Nôtre, a close friend of the king, transformed the dreams of princes into reality. The exhibition also explores his fascinating modernity in today's world.