Château de Versailles

Category: Extérieur > Endroits/Lieux

Practical information

Place
Place d'Armes
78000 Versailles

Website
www.chateauversailles.fr

Upcoming events

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The Palace of Versailles reopens: novelties you do not want to miss

After being closed for very long months, the Palace of Versailles is happy to be able to reopen to visitors. Starting from May 19, the palace, the gardens, and the Trianon estate are accessible again.
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Drawings for Versailles, the exhibition at the Palace of Versailles - New dates

The Palace of Versailles has decorated the apartments of Madame de Maintenon with a never-before-seen exhibition: “Drawings for Versailles. 20 years of acquisitions”. These many little-knowns works of art are to be discovered from June 1 to October 3, 2021.
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Night Fountains Shows 2021 at the Palace of Versailles

Night Fountains Shows are back on Saturdays from June 12 to September 18, 2021 at the Palace of Versailles. At nightfall, musicians and technicians tune to make you relive Louis XIV’s parties thanks to pyrotechnic effects and lit water jets… A show you should experience at least once in a lifetime!
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The Royal Serenade of the Palace of Versailles 2021

With its Royal Serenade, the Palace of Versailles makes us live the entertainments of the Sun King’s Court for a 40-minute guided tour. Brace yourself to attend a dance lesson and a fencing show on Saturdays from June 12 to September 18, 2021.
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Fountains Shows of the Palace of Versailles 2021

The Musical Fountain Shows and the Musical Gardens of the Palace of Versailles are coming back in the gardens fountains and pools for a new season. From May 22 to October 31, 2021, enjoy strolls around the estate thickets and fountains in a magical atmosphere worthy of Louis XIV.

Past events

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Museums Night 2021 at the Palace of Versailles

On Museums Night 2021 taking place this Saturday July 3, 2021, the Palace of Versailles offers us to discover little-known places. On July 3, discover the Sculpture and Moulding gallery, and the Coach gallery for free.
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Hyacinthe Rigaud or the Sun Portrait, the exhibition at the Palace of Versailles opening late at night

He painted one of the most famous portraits of King Louis XIV: Hyacinthe Rigaud is given pride of place at the Palace of Versailles with the “Hyacinthe Rigaud or the Sun Portrait” exhibition. A wonderful retrospective to enjoy from May 19 to June 13, 2021. Before the exhibition comes to a close, enjoy two exceptional late-night opening on June 12 and 13.
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Palace of Versailles Sculptures and Moldings Gallery opens for free

The Small Stables are home to the magnificent Sculptures and Moldings Gallery of the Palace of Versailles. Usually closed to the public, it exceptionally opens until December 31, 2020 free of charge.
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European Heritage Days 2020 at the Palace of Versailles (78)

For European Heritage Days 2020, the Palace of Versailles invites you to discover the place through comics! Meet on September 19, and 20, 2020 for picturesque tours.
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Reopening of the Palace of Versailles

The Palace of Versailles, its museums and gardens expect you again from Saturday June 6, 2020. The park and gardens have undergone a makeover and the historic monument is setting up a protocol to make sure visitors are all safe and healthy.
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Coronavirus: The Great Masked Ball, at the Palace of Versailles Cancelled

Initially planned on June 20, 2020, the Great Masked Ball is cancelled due to the coronavirus related health crisis.
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Coronavirus: Marie-Antoinette, the pyrotechnics show at Palace of Versailles cancelled

Sad news for those who were looking forward to discovering Marie-Antoinette, the incredible show performed in Versailles gardens at nighttime on July 2, 3, 9 and 10, 2020. Indeed, due to the coronavirus epidemic, Versailles Château Spectacles has to cancel all shows including Marie-Antoinette and the Great Masked Ball.
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Versailles Revival 1867-1937 exhibition at the Palace of Versailles, our pictures

From November 19, 2019 to March 15, 2020 the Versailles Revival exhibition at the Palace of Versailles returns on a specific period of time of the life at the palace. In the late 19th century, the Palace of Versailles was the topic for many paintings, books, photographs. And yet, it’s also a criticized period since the palace is now a historic museum. Let’s return on this period of tensions at the Palace of Versailles.
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Exceptional opening of the Royal Opera in Versailles

The royal opera set within the Palace of Versailles, usually open only for shows, exceptionally open from August 2 to September 22, 2019. It’s the occasion to go and discover the superb and newly restored trompe l’oeil set.
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The Salles Louis XIV at the Palace of Versailles, new layout

Starting this May 4, 2019, the Palace of Versailles unveils a new layout of the Salles Louis XIV recounting the reign of the Sun King. Discover a totally redesigned tour, following a chronological and thematic order. Masterpieces come and dialog with unknown works from the storehouses or freshly bought or restored. A new look to experience asap.
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Architectural Projects, the exhibition at the Palace of Versailles

Running from May 3 to August 3, 2019 the Palace of Versailles unveils us some of its secrets thanks to the “Architectural Projects” exhibition. For the first time, this exhibition offers to discover the craziest architectural projects in France for this unparalleled palace!
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Madame de Maintenon, the exhibition at the Palace of Versailles

From April 15, 2019 to July 21, 2019 the Palace of Versailles dedicates a beautiful exhibition to Madame de Maintenon by restoring her quarters within the Palace of Versailles. Discover the story of this woman who has been king Louis XIV's wife and the founder of the Ecole de Saint Cyr.
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The taste of Marie Leszczynska, the exhibition at the Palace of Versailles

Starting April 16, 2019 the Palace of Versailles houses an exhibition around Louis XV’s wife, called “The Taste Of Marie Leszczynska”. The occasion to discover the story of this discreet and unknown queen who’s yet the one who “reigned” the longest at the palace.
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Visible – Invisible at the Palace of Versailles, the contemporary art exhibition 2019

From May 14 to October 20, 2019, the Palace of Versailles welcomes Dove Allouche, Nan Goldin, Martin Parr, Eric Poitevin and Viviane Sassen for a compelling exhibition, Visible – Invisible, at the Trianon estate.
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Hiroshi Sugimoto at the Palace of Versailles, the contemporary art exhibition 2018

For its new contemporary exhibition, the Palace of Versailles welcomes Hiroshi Sugimoto. This Japanese artist specialized in black and white pictures and author of architectural structures will take over the Trianon gardens from October 16, 2018 to January 20, 2019.