Musical Fountains Show and Musical Gardens – Professionals

The Musical Fountains Show: During the Musical Fountains Show you can discover and enjoy the extraordinary beauty of the Château de Versailles gardens, of its fountains playing to the tune of period music. For 350 years the success of the Fountains has never waned. It is your turn to discover or rediscover them, with friends or family.

♦ The Musical Gardens: Enjoy the largest open air sculpture museum in the world to the sound of baroque music (Lully, Rameau, Charpentier, Leclair, Campra…) at the heart of Château de Versailles classic French style gardens.

NEW IN 2018 : all day long intermittent water display of the Neptune Pool, with its 99 water jets.

Do you know the difference between the Musical Fountains Show and the Musical Gardens?


Dates and Times 

♦ The Musical Fountains Show: all Saturdays and Sundays, from 31 March to 28 October 2018, all Tuesdays from 22 May to 26 June 2018, and exceptional dates : Friday 30 March 2018, Tuesday 8 May 2018, Thursay 10 May 2018 and Wednesday 15 August 2018.

  • Opening of the groves and paying access from 9am to 7pm
  • On Fountains Night Show Saturdays, the gardens close and are evacuated at 5.30pm
  • Water displays from 10am to 7pm
  • Water displays during weekends and bank holidays from 11am to noon and from 3.30pm to 5.30pm, on Tuesdays and from 11am to noon and from 2:30pm to 4pm
  • Mirror Fountain: water display every 10 minutes from 10am to 7pm
  • The Neptune Fountain: water display at 5:20pm (no water display on Tuesdays)
  • The Water Theater Grove: water display every 15 minutes from 10am to 7pm


♦ The Musical Gardens:  all Tuesdays from 27 March to 15 May 2018, and from 3 July to 3 October 2018, then all Fridays from 6 April to 26 October 2018.

  • Opening of the groves and paying access from 9am to 7pm
  • Water displays from 10am to 7pm

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/!\ The Gardens close and are evacuated at 5.30pm 27 March, 29 June, 6 July and 30 October 2018.

Special rates from 30 tickets

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Free for children under 6. Ticket valid for one entry (entry through the Princes’ Court, Little Venice, Menagerie, or Neptune Gate entries). Re-entry possible through a different entry than the first one.

/!\ Rate available on presale by phone or on the website. RATES INCREASED OF 2€ ON SALE ON THE SPOT THE DAY OF THE SHOW.

Buying tickets in advance

Gain time on the day of your visit!

A group ticket office is available to buy your tickets for the Musical Fountains Show and Musical Gardens. Bookings of more than 100 tickets can be undated. Undated tickets are valid for the current season.


No reservation required.

Order by email at and payment by bank card by phone at +33 1 30 83 74 44, by check or by bank transfer, two weeks at the latest before session + costs of postage by registered mail (+5.50€ per dispatch in France up to 500 tickets / 11€ abroad).         
Contact the group ticket office: +33 (0)1 30 83 74 44 or

Buying tickets on the day of your visit

There is a dedicated group ticket booth at the entrance of the gardens to welcome your tour leaders and a principal contact to answer onsite requests. You can buy group rate tickets from 9am to 6.30pm (5.30pm on Fountains Night Show Saturdays).

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