useful information for your visit
- The Palace is open every day except on Mondays from 9:00 am, but the estate of Trianon and the Coach Gallery only open in the afternoon.
- To avoid waiting time at the audioguide desk, download now the free mobile app with all audioguides and information about you visit
- The Gardens and the Park are open everyday. Access to the Gardens is free.
- To make the most of your visit at Versailles, plan to spend a full day in the estate. Read our advices to better organize your visit.
- Guided tours allow you to visit otherwise closed rooms and then to directly join free visit routes.
- Download the audioguide of the Palace and the Estate of Trianon included in the Palace of Versailles App. Download the multimedia visit of the Gardens included in the Gardens of Versailles App.
Getting to the Palace
Place d’Armes, 78000 Versailles
Check out the interactive map Bienvenue à Versailles
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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From the seat of power to a museum of the history of France
A place of intimacy
The art of perspective
The Coach Gallery
Visit the estate
6 October 2018 - 3 February 2019 / The Palace
From 6 October 2018 to 4 February 2019, the Palace of Versailles will be holding a major exhibition devoted for the first time to Louis Philippe I and his decision to convert the former royal residence of Versailles into a museum dedicated to the history of France, inaugurated in 1837.
The Palace of Versailles presents many operas, concerts, gala evening and ballets in some of its exceptional sites: the Royal Opera and the Royal Chapel. Discover the 2018-2019 musical season programme of Château de Versailles Spectacles’ 10th season since the reopening of the Royal Opera in 2009.
Shows, visits and guided tours: discover the program of the National Equestrian Academy for the 2017-2018 season.
From October 16 2018 to February 17 2019
For its eleventh exhibition of contemporary art, the Palace of Versailles invites the Japanese artist Hiroshi Sugimoto this autumn in a new emblematic place. The Japanese artist will invest the gardens of the estate of Trianon inviting art, architecture and performance.