Museums Night 2019 at the Palace of Versailles

Published by Elodie D. · Published on 17 May 2019 at 16h35 · Updated on 17 May 2019 at 17h02
On Museums Night 2019 taking place this Saturday May 18, 2019, the Palace of Versailles offers us to spend the night in the Royal Chapel, in the King’s Apartments or in the Hall of Mirrors. It also offers us to relive the era at the rhythm of the Manufacture sonore.

After the exceptional opening of the Sculptures and Moldings Gallery in 2015 and the Great Stables in 2016, the twelfth edition of the Museums Night will highlight places that have made Versailles famous worldwide since the 17th century.

For the record, the Versailles estates has immoderate sizes: over 678126.35 ft² of spaces scattered in 2300 rooms including 1000 open to the public, 815 ha of parks including 93 ha of gardens... We must say that one day is definitely not enough to visit the estate and grasp all the transformations that have been made in the past.

On Saturday May 18, 2019 from 7:30 p.m., you can enjoy a free, musical and played tour that "plays with periods, references, thrills". Provided by La Manufacture Sonore, this tour will make us rediscover the Royal Chapel, the Grands Appartements and the Hall of Mirrors, the Musée d'histoire de France and the Congress auditorium thanks to walk-on acors who are willing to make us open our eyes on this big palace.

A lovely program likely to make us forget the gardens are closed!

For even more ideas, check our following articles:
Museums Night 2019 in Ile de France:

You don't know where to start and it's too hard to choose? Have a look at our special guides: 

Practical information

Opening Time
On 18 May 2019
From 7:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

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    Location

    Place d'Armes
    78000 Versailles

    Prices
    Free

    Recommended age
    For all

    Official website
    www.chateauversailles.fr

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