The Hall of Mirrors, where the electrical discharge experiment took place in 1746.
Marie-Antoinette's dulcimer player, forerunner of the robot.
Immerse yourself during few minutes in two centuries of history and twenty places of science at the Palace of Versailles
Versailles was the official seat of the absolute monarchy for a century and the palace supervised the sciences in France.
First launch of a hot-air balloon at the Palace of Versailles
Pineapples were acclimated in the king’s vegetable garden in 1733.
A life-size Indian’s mannequin was used to teach the young princes about people who lived in faraway lands.
Parmentier proved to the court that potatoes did not carry disease.
A scalpel was crafted specifically to operate on Louis XIV, without anaesthesia.
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