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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.