To make the most of your visit

To help you get the most out of your visit, the château offers a selection of interpretation tools: A video guide for adults and children, a HistoPad for the Chinese Museum and a smartphone app to guide children in the footsteps of Napoleon I.


Video guide

The video guide takes you on an audio tour, with additional visuals and commentaries about the rooms and the art works.

Available in 11 languages: French, English, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Russian, Chinese, Dutch and Polish.

A version for 7-12 year olds is available in French, English, German, Spanish and Italian.


A new device to help you discover the Chinese Museum: the HistoPad, a touch pad that uses augmented reality, 3D and geolocation. The HistoPad is an interactive way explore the collections on show and objects which have disappeared, and shows how some of the main rooms would have looked in their original décor from the Summer Palace in Peking. It also offers a virtual tour of Empress Eugenie's Salon des Laques.

枫丹白露宫Little Globe Trotter应用程序

"In the footsteps of Napoleon at Fontainebleau" app

Take the family on a tour in the footsteps of Napoleon at Fontainebleau! Follow our two little virtual heroes through the château. A fun itinerary with explanations featuring cartoons, games, parent/children quizzes and digital postcards.

Download the Little Globe Trotter at Fontainebleau app on your smartphone or tablet and let it guide you.

This app has been designed by the learning team at the château, in collaboration with the French start-up Little Globe Trotter.

(Make sure you have your headphones!)

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Tickets and prices

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Opening hours

The chateau

The chateau is open every day except Tuesday, January 1st, May 1st and December 25th.

From October to March: 9.30 am to 5 pm (last access at 4.15 pm).

From April to September: 9.30 am to 6 pm (last access at 5.15 pm).

The park and gardens are open, under the usual conditions, free of charge.

The restaurant is open every day for lunch, except on Tuesday until April 7th.

Coming to the chateau

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