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Address: 1 impasse des Ecuries | Grande Ecurie du Roi, 78000, Versailles, France (Formerly Musée de la Voiture à cheval)
Phone Number: 330130837800
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Just across the road from the main Palace. Beautiful old carriages wonderfully preserved, match the opulence of the Palace. Good interpretive facilities to explain the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 October 2016
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Glenfinnan, United Kingdom
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Glenfinnan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Just across the road from the main Palace. Beautiful old carriages wonderfully preserved, match the opulence of the Palace. Good interpretive facilities to explain the provenance of each and the technical developments they represent. The Royal Coronation Coach and Hearse are unique examples of craftsmanship and probably cannot be equalled anywhere else. Be prepared to queue at busy times as... More 

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Stunning historic carriages on show. Each with a story and there's a video about the history and development of the carriages. The last funeral carriage was definitely the most impressive in black, silver and purple.

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Thank AmyR1985
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We happened upon this as we were passing the old stables and decided to go in. It was really interesting to see the carriages which are beautifully preserved. Was also lovely to see the magnitude of the stables as they would have been. Good clear information on the carriages. Nicely laid out and very interesting to see the sleds for... More 

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Wilrijk, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

This free exposition shows you some of the most beautiful carriages you will have ever seen. It really gives you the feel of how things used to be. You need no more than an hour (or less) to visit this expo, but it is worth your visit!

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Thank Jana V
Stavanger, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

We visited Versailles mid morning on a Tuesday. Apart from being amazed with the outside and surrounds of the palace the extent of the queues was nothing we had ever seen before. We decided to skip visiting the interior but had noticed there were horses training across at the stables. We were pleasantly surprised to find part of the stables... More 

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Thank Lonan K
Brisbane, Queensland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

This small museum is a fantastic way to finish your day at Versailles on your way back to the RER station. There are some beautiful coaches on display, mostly painted in Napoleonic royal symbols, along with a funeral coach and some coaches belonging to the Presidents of France during the Third Republic. the highlight is the Charles X Coronation Coach,... More 

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Ellensburg, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

This easy-to-miss museum is in the Versailles stables. We might have walked right by it if we hadn't had a horse lover in our group who wanted to see the stables, and I'm very glad we made the stop! There is a lot here about the history of the culture, use, and technology of the coaches used by French nobility.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

These were probably the Bentleys and Rolls Royces during those days. Intricately designed that fit for a king, literally.

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Thank Maxon2511
kiev
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Amazing collection of carriages - evolution of them in one museum. very interesting plenty of unknown facts

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Weilerbach, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Large, open stables... still with the feeder troughs on the side of the hall, lots of windows. Any horse who lived here truly lived in style. A collection of carriages from several centuries are lined up inside the stables and you can walk along a raised walk to admire the details of the coaches. Placards in several languages explain what... More 

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