Admission is free for certain visitors to the Palace, the palaces of Trianon, Marie-Antoinette's estate and the temporary exhibitions.

free admission

The Palace and the Estate of Trianon

Upon presentation of proof, admission is free for: 

  • under-18s, European Union residents under 26, schoolchildren, teachers in a French establishment with a Pass Education, disabled people and the person accompanying them, job seekers in France and recipients of minimum social benefits upon presentation of proof dated no more than 6 months previously, Ecole d’Art students.

Qualify for free admission

If you qualify for free admission, go directly to entrance A in the Dufour Pavilion when you arrive at the Palace, with proof of your right to free entry and proof of identity.

The Gardens

The Park and Gardens are open every day. The access is free except during Musical Fountains Shows and Musical Gardens.

WARNING: on the days of the Fountains Shows and Musical Gardens, the access to the gardens is free only for children from 0 to 5 years old.

The reduced rate of the Passport with timed entry (10 euros) allows people who benefit from free admission (people aged 6 to 17 years old outside the European Union and people aged 6 to 25 who are residents of the European Union - upon presentation of the exemption of entrance fees during access control) to benefit from priority access to the Palace (according to the schedule). It also includes access to the Fountains Shows or the Musical Gardens.

To access only the Gardens, you also have the possibility to buy tickets The Musical Fountains Show and Musical Gardens, online or on site, at the entrance of the Gardens: from the Castle by the Courtyard of the Princes or from the Park by the Queen's Gate.

Opening times

groups entitled to free entry

The following groups are also entitled to free entry upon presentation of proof or a free entry application stamped by Versailles:

disabled peoplepeople far from museumsSchool and activity centre parties

Free sundays

On the first Sunday of every month from November to March, admission to the Estate of Versailles is free including.

reduced rates

Special reduced rates: Palace €13, palaces of Trianon and Marie-Antoinette's estate €6.

  • Subscribers or ticket holders for the Arras Musée des Beaux-Arts
  • Members of societies of friends of national museums
  • Holders of large family reduction cards
  • Visitors paying the admission fee with a Chèques-Vacances

Admission to the Palace and the Estate of Trianon is free for visitors under 18 years and EU residents under 26 years. On the days of Fountains Shows and Musical Gardens, the access to the gardens is free only for children from 0 to 5 years old.
If you benefit from free admission (Under 18s, EU residents under 26 - upon presentation of proof) for the Palace and the Trianon Estate, the reduced rate of the Passport with timed entry (10 euros) allows access to the Fountains Shows or the Musical Gardens, and a priority access to the Palace.


paris museum pass

The Paris Museum Pass grants admission to the Palace of Versailles, the palaces of Trianon and more than 60 museums and monuments in Paris and the Paris region.

It does not grant admission to the Gardens on Musical Fountains show and Musical Gardens