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Museum of French History

Chateau de Versailles | Chateau de Versailles, 78000, Versailles, France
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Immense area with history and artwork

This was more than we bargained for. We definitely did not allow enough time to view all the great... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2016
Dahusker
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Very Interesting Indeed!

Another surprise to our visit of the Chateau was the Museum of French History. I never imagined... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2016
TheJacksini
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Addlestone, United Kingdom
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Jul 3, 2016
“Immense area with history and artwork”
Feb 17, 2016
“Very Interesting Indeed!”
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Chateau de Versailles | Chateau de Versailles, 78000, Versailles, France
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Reviewed 3 July 2016

This was more than we bargained for. We definitely did not allow enough time to view all the great history, artifacts and just the grounds themselves. To walk the area was great but I would suggest arriving very early and planning to use the little...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2016

Another surprise to our visit of the Chateau was the Museum of French History. I never imagined having access to so many different attractions within the Chateau. One is prone to immense sensory overload if you plan to spend less than a full day at...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2015

This is really a gr8 tribute to French royal history, awesome collection of historical things, an audio guide is really helpful to understand, elegant and royal museum

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Reviewed 21 July 2015

Making this palace a tourist attraction is a true tribute to Louis kings and french history. The palace opens at 9:00, we got there at 10:00 am, we still had to wait about 30 minutes in line to go thru security check. The earlier you...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2015

The place is amazing with so much art work, a lot of history and great figures of french royalty . It is good to see the amazing artwork well displayed.

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Reviewed 6 June 2014

If you wanna see how remarkable French leaders were in the past, how magnificent is the infrastructure, and how breathtaking are the collection of paintings, then you should definitely visit this place. It is a must visit other than the Louvre

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Reviewed 10 March 2014

Remarkable French history and learn how Louis XIV build this remarkable Palace. Most which we have learned from Louis XVI and Marie Antionette. The hall of Mirrors, the chapel where Louis and Marie Antionette were married. 19 Dolphans and Dolphines have been born in that...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2014

Chateau de Versailles lost it's primary function of being the official seat of power for good after the July Revolution and the establishment of the July Monarchy in 1830. Shortly afterwards Louis-Philppe proposed Versailles to be opened up as a Museum dedicated to the 'Glory...More

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