The monarchs’ grands apartments occupy the first floor of the château, the main floor given over to pageantry, ceremony, court life and the public demonstration of power. The successive refurbishments of these apartments by the monarchs, from the Renaissance to the 19th century, tell us about how they lived in, invested in and decorated this palace, all the while considering themselves in relation to the legacy of past centuries.
The chateau is open every day except Tuesday, January 1st, May 1st and December 25th.
From October to March: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm (last access at 4:15 pm).
From April to September: 9.30 am to 6 pm (last access at 5.15 pm).
Wearing a mask is compulsory for children age 11 and over.
The tour is fully accessible, except for the Chinese museum. The Napoleon I museum is reopen.