• The Palace is open every day except Mondays from 9.00 am, but the estate of Trianon and the Coach Gallery only open in the afternoon.
  • To enjoy the Palace and the Estate, plan to spend a day in Versailles. Read our routes and advice to get the most of your visit. 
  • Guided tours allow you to visit otherwise closed locations of the Estate and enter afterwards directly to the main places of the museum  

See the FAQ  Free and reduced admission


Getting to the Palace

Place d’Armes, 78000 Versailles

Get there

Opening times & Access

To ensure the anti-terrorist security plan, opening hours of the gates have changed, every bag or vehicle is controlled upon access and large baggage items are not admitted on the Estate (exceeding 55x35x25 cm).
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Opening hours

8°C - 23°C

The Palace

From the seat of power to a museum of the history of France

Open from 9:00 am to 5:30 pmAttendance: above average

The estate of Trianon

A place of intimacy

Open from 12:00 pm to 5:30 pmAttendance: low

The Gardens

The art of symmetry

Open from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

The Royal Stables

The Coach gallery

Open from 12:30 pm to 5:30 pmAttendance: low

Featured offers


Are included:

Starting from 18€

2-day Passport

Are included:

the Palace

+ audioguide

the estate of Trianon

the temporary exhibitions

the Musical Fountain Shows or the Musical Gardens

the Coach Gallery

Preferential rates for many shows and around town

Starting from 25€

Palace ticket

Are included:

the Palace

+ audioguide

the temporary exhibitions in the Palace

the Coach Gallery

Full price 15€

"A year in Versailles" card

Are included:

illimited access to the Estate of Versailles

+ skip the line access to the Palace

many reductions on site and with our partners

Starting from 50€


From 31st March to 31st October 2017

Musical Fountains Shows and Musical Gardens

From 31st March to 31st October 2017, enjoy the Musical Fountains Show and the Musical Gardens at the Palace of Versailles. During summer, every saturday night discover the Gardens with the Fountains Night show.


19, 20 and 21 May 2017 - Royal Opera

Charpentier : Médéa

Only opera by Charpentier, Médée remained prompt to move and charm us, more than three centuries after its creation


22 and 23 April 2017 - Royal Opera

Lully / Molière : Monsieur de Pourceaugnac

On the occasion of the tercentenary of Louis XIV’s death, William Christie and Clément Hervieu Léger created this striking and farcical ballet-comedy: Monsieur de Pourceaugnac.


All shows

The 2016-2017 musical season

Operas, concerts, ballets… discover the musical programme for the 2016-2017 season. Choose your show and book your tickets!


The Palace offers a whole set of services on site

Tous les services
Patronage Token

Patronage Token

Make a 5€ donation and join the community of Versailles patrons. Offer it to your loved ones as well!

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