Exhibition 'A la découverte du patrimoine militaire de Versailles'


From Saturday 15 September to Saturday 08 December 2018

Every day except Monday, Saturday, Sunday

14:00 to 17:45

Location : Archives Communales de Versailles
  • Patrimoine militaire de Versailles


Come and discover the military heritage of Versailles at the Archives communales!
From the Place d'Armes to the Satory camp, from the Hôtel de la Guerre to the Barracks d'Artois, there are many sites and buildings, both civilian and military, that bear witness to the military past of Versailles. Barracks, camps, maneuvering or training grounds, schools ... all symbolic or emblematic places of this military presence, presented and illustrated through documents kept in the Communal Archives.

Created in 1790, memory of our city and its administration since its origins, common heritage transmitted and enriched from generation to generation, the municipal archives are necessary for the management and the good functioning of the municipal services in their daily activity and constitute tools of decision support for elected officials. Useful and convincing for the exercise of citizens' rights, they are also indispensable for teaching and research.

To date, the communal archives contain more than 3200 linear meters of documents from public or private funds, dating from the 16th century to the present day: parish and civil registers, population censuses, deliberations of the municipal council, planning files, funds iconographic, local press, ...
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Archives Communales de Versailles
A la découverte du patrimoine militaire de Versailles
1 avenue de Paris
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