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Palace of Versailles app

The official Palace of Versailles app.

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Virtual exhibition:
the Palace of Versailles in Comic Books

The virtual exhibition that puts Versailles in the picture!

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The Museum Library

The museum library is located in the outbuildings of the Palace : the Grand Commun, built between 1682 and 1684 by Jules Hardouin-Mansart, has been...

The Crusades Rooms

The Crusades Rooms played a little-known role in Louis-Philippe’s political aim to transform the Château de Versailles into a museum. Some 130...

Walks in the gardens and grounds of Versailles

From grand parterres to groves, not to mention the Orangery and basins, the Trianon Estate or the Queen's Hamlet, the renowned gardener Alain...

Peter the Great

Warrior-monarch and inveterate traveller, Peter the Great crisscrossed the world for almost four decades, from the White Sea to the Caspian, from...

Napoléon

Via the Napoleon exhibition, the ‘Versailles at Arras’ partnership highlights the history of the close link between the first emperor of the French...

The salon de l'Abondance

The Salon de l’Abondance, the smallest of the salons in the Grand Apartments, served as an antechamber to Louis XIV’s Cabinet of Rarities. Its trompe...

Fashion and Versailles

“To be queen meant no more to Marie Antoinette . . . than to be admired as the smartest, the most coquettish, the best dressed, the most spoiled and...

Apollo served by the nymphs

The sculptures of Apollo’s Baths are to Versailles what the Mona Lisa is to the Louvre: absolute masterpieces, constituent of the site’s identity.

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