What are the rules for admission to the Palace with young children (pushchairs, baby carriers)?
What are the health precautions in place for visiting the Palace of Versailles in perfect safety?
Can I bring bulky items to the Palace?
Are pushchairs allowed inside the Palace?
Where can I find toilets and baby-changing tables?
What activities are available for families?
How can I introduce children to the Palace of Versailles? Are there any games booklets I could do with them?
Are any of the visits adapted for children?
Where do I need to go first when I arrive at the Palace?
Once we have finished the family activity, can we access the unaccompanied visit and the gardens?
Can I book an activity for my family only?
Are there bag deposits available where we can leave our things?
Are we allowed to take pictures inside the Palace?
What do I do if I lose my child in the rooms?
Will the family activities in the gardens be cancelled if it rains?
Where can I have a picnic?
Who can I contact for more information about access to the Palace for people with disabilities or temporary reduced mobility?
Life on the estate
The Palace of Versailles now has a new area for educational activities. Located in the South Wing, this entirely customisable, 270-m2 workshop space can welcome up to 30,000 people per year: school groups, teachers, disabled and socially excluded groups, as well as families.
A “green lung” just 16 kilometres from Paris, the estate managed by the Public Institution of the Palace of Versailles draws a great many nature lovers and sports enthusiasts every day. Make the most of this exceptional natural heritage on your own or with friends, as a family or a club.
From May 22th to October 31th 2021, enjoy the Musical Gardens from Tuesday to Friday and the Musical Fountains Shows on Saturdays and Sundays in the Gardens and the groves open for the occasion. Every Saturday night from 12th June to 18th September, and on Wednesday 14th July, discover the gardens of Versailles in the evening with the Night Fountains Shows.