Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 February as well as Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 March, no trains go to Versailles - Château Rive Gauche. We advise you to come to the Palace thanks to the Versailles Chantiers or Versailles Rive Droite stations.


  • 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 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 - 12°C

The Palace

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

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

The estate of Trianon

A place of intimacy

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

The Gardens

The art of symmetry

Open from 8:00am to 6:00pm

The Royal Stables

The Coach gallery

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



Exhibition Festivities and Entertainment at Court

From 29 November 2016 to 26 March 2017 / The Palace

Festivities and Entertainment at Court

Until 26 March 2017, the Palace of Versailles presents an exhibition showing the infinite variety and ingenuity of entertainment provided at Court, making Versailles a venue for ever more monumental, extraordinary and fantastical parties and shows.


24 and 26 Febuary 2017 - Royal Opera


The famous mezzo-soprano comes back to Versailles to play The Cenerentola, masterpiece of the composer Rossini.


3 and 4 March 2017 - Royal Opera


Created the Palais-Royal in Paris on 2nd March 1647, discover this tragycomedy by Luigi Rossi in three acts, with a libretto by Francesco Buti.


All shows

The 2016-2017 season music

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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