Musical Fountains Show

  • Musical Fountains Show - Gardens - Palace of Versailles
  • Musical Fountains Show - Gardens - Palace of Versailles - Fountains
  • Apollo's bath groves - gardens of the Palace of Versailles
  • Musical Fountains Show - Gardens - Palace of Versailles - Fountains - Musical gardens
Musical Fountains Show - Gardens - Palace of VersaillesMusical Fountains Show - Gardens - Palace of Versailles - FountainsApollo's bath groves - gardens of the Palace of VersaillesMusical Fountains Show - Gardens - Palace of Versailles - Fountains - Musical gardens


During the Musical Fountains Show, you will enjoy the discovery Versailles's groves and fountains with Baroque music. Those were created by André Le Nôtre, Louis XIV's gardener. 
One entry for Musical Fountains Show
Practical information :
  • Every Saturday and Sunday from April 1nd to October 31th
  • Every Tuesday in May and June
  • Exceptional dates: Friday April 7th, Monday April 10th, Thursday May 18th, Monday May 29th
Information about Gardens :
  • Groves open from 9 AM to 7 PM
  • Music starts from 10 AM to 7 PM
  • On days of Night Fountains Shows, the groves close at 5:30 PM
Water display :
Historic fountains
  • Great Perspective: 10.30 AM to 12.00 PM (1.5 hours)
  • Groves and ponds on the south side of the Garden: 10. 30 AM to 11. 30 AM (1 hour)
  • (Groves of the Ballroom, the Colonnade, the Girandole and the Chestnut Room as well as the Bacchus and Saturn pools; non-systematic watering of the Orangery pool and watering of the Girandole grove extended until noon)

In the afternoon:
  • Great Perspective: from 2 PM to 2:30 PM (30 minutes), from 3 PM to 4:15 PM (1 hour and 15 minutes) and from 4:45 PM to 5 PM (15 minutes) - (total 2 hours)
  • All the groves and ponds in the Garden: from 2.30 to 3.15 PM (45 minutes) and from 4 to 4.45 PM (45 minutes)
  • Watering of the Neptune Basin (final historical jets): at 5.20 pm (about 10 minutes)
Automatic fountains
All day long :
  • Neptune Fountain: from 10am to 5pm then from 5:45pm to 6:45pm*, 5mn every 15mn (Programmes A and B)
  • The Mirror Pool: from 10am to 7pm*, 7 minutes every 10 minutes
  • Water Theatre Grove: from 10am to 7pm*.
Water display or garden schedules are subject to change
In order to fully enjoy your visit, we recommend you to pick up your ticket
at the Tourist Office after 10:00 AM

  • The Palace and Trianon’s Estate are closed every Monday
  • To prevent cases of unexpected events, those tickets are undated. You can use it only during Musical Fountains Show 2023
  • For security reasons and due to the Vigipirate plan, the Versailles Tourist Office is not required to keep any luggage in storage during the time of a visit. Thanks for your understanding
  • It is necessary to pick up your ticket directly at the Tourist Office of Versailles, located in the "Informations" Kiosk, Place Lyautey 78000 Versailles, in front of the train station Versailles Château Rive Gauche (open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. THIS IS NOT AN E-TICKET
  • If you buy your ticket in advance, you will avoid the waiting line at the Garden’s ticket office
  • This ticket is available only for one entry (entrance by Princes courtyard doors or little Venice gate or Menagerie gate or Neptune gate). It is possible to have a second entry if you use a different entrance than the first one
FREE Entry for Musical Fountains Show BUT PAYING ENTRY for Musical Fountains Show
You will have to book a ticket only for the Gardens at the reduced rate.
  • Under 6 years old 
  • For 6 to 17 years old
  • For students
  • People with a disability card and a carer
  • Localisation :
    • The Estate of Versailles