Nuit des Musées at the Château de Versailles 2023, 400th anniversary celebrations

Published by My de Sortiraparis, Cécile de Sortiraparis · Photos by · Published on May 14th, 2023 at 03:22 p.m.
For Nuit des Musées, this Saturday, May 13, 2023, the Château de Versailles celebrates its 400th anniversary with an immersive sound scenography in the Grand Appartement du Roi.

Once again this year, the Château de Versailles is taking part in Nuit des Musées 2023, offering an unforgettable evening exploring the Grand Appartement du Roi Soleil. Saturday May 13, 2023, from 6pm to midnight (last admission at 11pm), enjoy a free visit to the Grand Appartement du Roi.

It's a special evening immersing us in the atmosphere of Louis XIV 's apartment evenings. In this year marking the château's 400th anniversary, the Grand Appartement du Roi features an immersive sound scenography to bring these historic events to life.

The Grand Appartement du Roi is at the heart of this experience, allowing visitors to rediscover the areas once reserved for official receptions and royal audiences. Each of its seven salons offers a glimpse into the splendor of French royalty and the influence of Versailles on art and architecture.

This experience is enriched by the presence of students from theÉcole du Louvre, who offer mediation points along the way, enabling visitors to learn more about the history and context of these places.

The tour proposed for this special evening includes the Salon d'Hercule, the Grand Apartments and the exhibition of masterpieces from the King's bedroom. It's a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in French history through an immersive and instructive tour of the majestic Château de Versailles.

Take advantage of this free evening, accessible without reservation,

Reservations are not required for this Nuit des Musées 2023 at the Château de Versailles, and admission is free. Doors open at 6pm and close at midnight, with final access at 11pm. The exit is via the Royal Gate, offering a final, unobstructed view of the château before you leave.

Don't miss this unique and rewarding experience, which plunges you into the heart of French history and celebrates the 400th anniversary of the Château de Versailles during Nuit des Musées 2023.

The full program:

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
On May 13th, 2023
From 06:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.



    Place d'Armes
    78000 Versailles


    Recommended age
    For all

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