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. 

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


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