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The Musical Gardens

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From 9am to 7pm


Season after season follow the rhythm of baroque music (Lully, Rameau, Charpentier, Campra...), in the heart of the French gardens of Château de Versailles and explore the largest outdoor museum of statues in the world.

Around the corner of a flowerbed, of neatly trimmed boxwoods or in a grove exceptionally open to the public for the Musical Gardens, you will come across statues of Apollo, Proserpine, the Marmosets and other, sometimes hidden, masterpieces. Also admire the topiaries cut by hand by the Château de Versailles art gardeners, using a know-how handed down from generation to generation.


The Water Theatre Grove will offer you its most beautiful fountain sculptures playing, and the Bassin du Miroir a show of water displays, using modern techniques, set to the music of Handel and Blamont, as the high points of your walk. The Bassin de Neptune, the largest pool in the gardens of Château de Versailles, is graced every quarter of an hour with magnificent compositions of water jets, for a baroque and virtuoso choreography of sprays and waterfalls.

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Photo gallery

Les Jardins Musicaux - La Grande Perspective © EPV / Thomas Garnier

Les Jardins Musicaux - Le Bassin du Miroir

Les Jardins Musicaux - Le Parterre de l'Orangerie © EPV / Thomas Garnier

Les Jardins Musicaux - Le Bosquet de la Colonnade © EPV / Thomas Garnier

Les Jardins Musicaux - Le Bassin de Latone © David L'Heureux

Les Jardins Musicaux - Le Bosquet de l'Encelade © Virginie Marty

Les Jardins Musicaux - Le Bosquet du Théâtre d'Eau © EPV / Thomas Garnier

Les Jardins Musicaux - Le Château de Versailles © EPV / Christian Milet

Les Jardins Musicaux - Le Parterre Nord © EPV / Christian Milet

Les Jardins Musicaux - Les treillages du Bosquet de l'Encelade © EPV / Christian Milet


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Vidéo : Les Grandes Eaux Musicales du château de Versailles - Château de Versailles Spectacles


Entrée Simple

7,50€ to 8,50€
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On site, at the entrance to the gardens, the price of the ticket for the Grandes Eaux Musicales is €10 full price / €9 reduced price.

The time indicated for the reservation (9:00 am) corresponds to the opening of the ticket offices and the groves. Your ticket is valid from 9am until the groves close.

FREE admission for children aged 0 to 5 and holders of the Château de Versailles Spectacles card, the 1 Year at Versailles card (solo or duo) and the Société des Amis de Versailles card.

GROUP RATE (€7.25) granted to groups of 30 people or more, by telephone on 01 30 83 74 44 and at the group ticket office at the entrance to the gardens.
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SCHOOL RATE: €3 per person. Price per pupil and per accompanying adult (up to a maximum of 2 accompanying adults per 10 children, additional accompanying adults must pay the full price).

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No health pass control for this stroll through the Gardens.
Wearing a mask and social distancing are recommended, especially in the queues.

Practical information

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday until August 31st 2021
Every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 2 September to 29 October 2021
From 9am to 7pm

Modern automatic fountains are on all day:

- Neptune Basin from 10am to 6.45pm: 5mn every 15mn (Programmes A and B)
- Bassin du Miroir from 10am to 7pm: 7mn every 10mn
- Bosquet du Théâtre d'Eau from 10am to 7pm

Please note: It is not necessary to book. You can buy your ticket on the spot, but we recommend that you buy your ticket in advance on our website to take advantage of special rates.

Download the access map:
→ Les Jardins Musicaux

To make your visit easier, download or print the visit maps of the Musical Gardens:
→ The Musical Gardens

- The Musical Gardens take place regardless of the weather conditions.
- A wandering tour, no seating.
- All exits are final.

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