The OsmothĂ¨que is a unique place in the world that collects 4000 fragrances. Its mission is to preserve and to transmit this exceptional heritage and to make the public discover it on the occasion of olfactory conferences.
The Gallery of Sculptures and Casts is situated in the Small Stables of the King, opposite the Palace. Casts of the most famous sculptures of Greek and Roman Antiquity are kept in this gallery, where they were once made for French artists' training.
This house is generally considered to be where five Italian singers lived when they arrived in Versailles under the reign of Louis XIV to join the Music of the Royal Chapel.
Countess du Barry was King Louis XV's favorite and purchased this estate in 1772, in order to welcome her own housekeepers and assigned the construction of the fabulous stables to the architect Claude Nicolas Ledoux.
Thanks to a spectacular restoration, discover the old hospital Richaud wanted by Louis XIV where numerous exhibitions are hosted ...
Built in 1761-1762 according to the wishes of the duke of Choiseul, then Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, this mansion was meant to house the archives and departments of Foreign Affairs and the Navy. Here were negotiated the Treaty of Versailles ...
Who has never dreamt of being able to step back in time ? Come and stroll through a typical 18th century house.