Visit Versailles as a family

Free entry and reduced rates

  • Admission to the Palace, the Estate of Trianon, and temporary exhibitions is free for visitors under 18 years (and under 26 years for UE residents) upon presentation of proof of identity. 
  • Warning, on days of Musical Fountains Shows and Musical Gardens, only kids up to 5 years old benefit from the free access to the Gardens.
    See the conditions for reduced rates to access the Gardens

Tickets    Gratuities

Access for free tickets

Due to the current health situation, reservation with timed entry is mandatory for all to access the Palace. Book your ticket online and then go directly to entrance A of the Dufour Pavilion with your tickets and proof of elegibility for free entry.

To access the Estate of Trianon, book online and go directly to the Grand Trianon entrance with your ticket and proof of eligibility for free entry. 

Large families

Reduced rates (€13 for the Palace ticket, €11 for the Estate of Trianon) are available for holders of large family reduction cards. Payment in holiday vouchers is only possible on site. 

Go to the ticket counters at the Palace or the Grand Trianon. Access to the Petit Trianon and the Queen's Hamlet is currently via the Grand Trianon. 

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Special children's tour

Mobile application

Set out with Pierre and Camille on a tour of the Palace and Gardens using the children's tours on the Palace of Versailles mobile application.

Fountains Shows and Musical Gardens


Program of the National
Equestrian Academy of Versailles


Organize your visit

Find your way

Where are the picnic areas ? Where to find the toilets ?

Explore the interactive map

Itinerary ideas

Would you rather spend the day in the Gardens or go for the must-see in the Palace in 2 hours ?

Discover routes

Game booklets to discover the Estate

Well illustrated and designed to be both fun and informative, our game booklets help your children learn about various places of the Estate: the...

Palace of Versailles app

Palace of Versailles app

The official Palace of Versailles app offers you audio tours and an interactive map of the entire Estate.

Versailles, from the French Revolution <br>to the interwar period

Rediscover the history of France from the French Revolution to the interwar period, thanks to our treasure trove of artworks, videos, expert analyses...

Versailles and the Royal Court

Revise your French history with help from the artworks of the Palace of Versailles!