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

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    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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    Catalogue of the publications of the palace of Versailles

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

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

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    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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    20 years of archaeological excavations in Versailles

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    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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Treasure of the Holy Sepulchre



Treasure of the Holy Sepulchre

From 16 April to 14 July 2013, the Palace of Versailles presents the masterpieces of one of the last treasures of the Occident in the exhibition Treasure of the Holy Sepulchre. Gifts from European royal courts to Jerusalem.

Presentation of the exhibition

The exhibition Treasure of the Holy Sepulchre. Gifts from European royal courts to Jerusalem presents 250 unknown masterpieces from one of the last treasures of the Occident, the treasure of the Holy Sepulchre.

Sent to the basilica of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem by the principal European rulers, some of these extraordinay works of art are revealed for the first time to the public in the Hall of Crusades of the Palace of Versailles whose paintings have recently been restored.

Some works of the exhibition

The visitor will discover these sumptuous gifts which are unique in the world. Displayed according to their origin, they show how the different European rulers rivalled each other in generosity to enhance the splendour of the Treasure of the Holy Sepulchre.

The immense power of fascination and attraction of Jerusalem arise from this exhibition as well as the diplomatic, political and religious stakes involved.


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Practical information

Organised with the General Council of the Hauts-de-Seine department, this exhibition is held 
simultaneously in the House of Chateaubriand (Châtenay-Malabry) and in the Hall of Crusades of the Palace of Versailles.

In the Palace of Versailles
Exhibition from 16 April to 14 July 2013
Every day except Monday, from 9:00am to 6:30pm
Admission included in the price of a Passeport or a Palace ticket.

Family visits

About the exhibition

The guided tours (reservation is compulsory) and the catalogue of the exhibition edited by the curators enable you to get the most out of your visit.

Family visits
Discover the exhibition with your familily thanks to the free children's activity booklet available in the exhibition or online and thanks to the children's guided tours and educational workshops (reservation is compulsory).

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The curators of this exhibition are Bernard Degout
director of the House of Chateaubriand and Jacques Charles-Gaffiot art historian.

In partnership with the General Concil of the Hauts-de-Seine department

Exceptional loans from the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land

Media partnership with

Connaissance des arts Le Figaro Magazine Historia Paris Première Courrier international

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