From the seat of power to a museum of the history of France
A place of intimacy
The art of perspective
A haven of greenery
A visit and performance in the Hall of Mirrors and Grand Apartments
The 28th november 1973
The exceptional evening, from November 28, 1973 at the Royal Opera, organized by the Baroness of Rothschild, in close association with the chief curator, Gérald Van der Kemp to raise funds for the restoration and remedying of the Palace. The show at the Opéra Royal combines fashion show, dance and singing in a staging by Jean-Louis Barrault.
More than forty years after its last major restoration, the Royal Chapel is requiring an urgent intervention on the roof timbers, the roof and decorative lead work, the statues and the window frames and stained glass. Follow the live of the restoration of this architectural masterpiece.
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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.