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The Palace

The Palace

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

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The estate of Trianon

The estate of Trianon

A place of intimacy

Closed
The Gardens

The Gardens

The art of perspective

Open from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm
The Park

The Park

A haven of greenery

Open from 7:00 am to 8:30 pmAttendance: low
The Great Stables

The Great Stables

The Coach Gallery

Closed
The estate of Marly

The estate of Marly

Open from 7:00 am to 7:00 pmAttendance: low

Exhibitions

From 19 March to 23 June 2024 / The estate of Trianon

Imperial silks for Versailles, a collection from the Mobilier National

From 19 March to 23 June 2024, the Grand Trianon is hosting an exhibition dedicated to an exceptional commission placed by Napoleon I with the Lyon silk manufacturers for silks to refurnish the Palace of Versailles.

Shows

From 29 March to 31 October 2024 / The Gardens

Fountains Shows and Musical Gardens

From 29 March to 31 October 2024, enjoy the Musical Gardens and the Great Musical Waters in the gardens and groves opened for the occasion. Every Saturday evening from 8 June to 21 September, Sunday 14 July, friday 28 June and Thursday 15 August, discover the Gardens in the evening with the The Night Fountains Show.

Exhibitions

Travelling exhibition

Virtually Versailles

After highly successful runs in Singapore and Shanghai, the Virtually Versailles immersive exhibition is reaching out to international audiences at Hangzhou's Winland Center from May 2, 2024. A unique opportunity to discover Versailles from China.

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guided tours

During guided tours, a speaker from the Palace invites you into lesser known locations otherwise closed to the visitors. You can also book online tours to discover the backstage of the Castle from your home!

From march 19 to june 23, 2024

Exhibition : Imperial silks for Versailles

A collection from the mobilier national

Life on the estate

The collection's website

Discover the collections of the Palace of Versailles through the new English version of the website. Containing over 60,000 works, the collections of the Palace of Versailles span a very broad period. The collections reflect the dual identity of the Palace, as both a palace occupied by the kings of France and the royal court, and later a museum “dedicated to the glories of France,” inaugurated by Louis-Philippe in 1837.

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Palace of Versailles x Saint-Louis glassworks

The Palace of Versailles and the Saint-Louis glassworks teamed up to offer a new “Galerie des reines” set of four crystal flutes. Sold exclusively by subscription until September 15, 2024, to benefit the restoration of the Versailles Estate.

Life on the estate

Restoration of Apollo’s fountain

Apollo’s fountain is now in major need of restoration. The gilded lead parts of Apollo on his chariot need to regain their lustre. Starting in December 2022, the sculpted group will be dismantled, lifted out by crane and taken to a workshop for substantial restoration.

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Getting to Versailles

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Visiting Versailles

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Activities for children, youth rates, walks
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The official Palace of Versailles app.

The free application of the Palace offers audio tours to accompany your visit to the Estate (Palace, Gardens, Trianon Estate, etc.) as well as an interactive map.

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22,000 artworks to discover online

With 60,000 artworks, collections of Versailles illustrate 5 centuries of French History. This set reflects the dual vocation of the Palace once inhabited by the sovereigns and then a museum dedicated "to all the glories of France" inaugurated by Louis-Philippe in 1837.

1787 — Elisabeth-Louise Vigée-Lebrun

Marie-Antoinette, reine de France, et ses enfants
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Le serment du Jeu de Paume, 20 juin 1789

1791 - 1792 — Jacques-Louis David

Le serment du Jeu de Paume, 20 juin 1789
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1701 — Hyacinthe RIGAUD

Louis XIV
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1783 — Élisabeth Vigée Lebrun

Portrait de Marie-Antoinette
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1665 — Gian-Lorenzo Bernini, dit (le) Bernin

Buste de Louis XIV
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1678-1685 — Charles Le Brun

Le roi gouverne par lui-même, 1661
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1846 — Horace Vernet

Le roi Louis-Philippe entouré de ses cinq fils [...]
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1777 — Michel-Barthélémy Ollivier

Souper du prince
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1706 — Antoine Morand

Pendule dite "de Louis XIV"
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