The crown princess Marie Leszczynska is a figure that isn't so well known in France today. Yet, she was one of the longest reigning queens. The wife of Louis XV, she resided in the Palace of Versailles for 42 years. Over this time she transformed the building, creating a series of stunning apartments and collecting a vast range of art and other items. After a recent renovation, her personal apartment in the palace has now reopened and is ready for visitors. The staff here have brought together some of her greatest acquisitions and items to give visitors a better idea of the queen's personal tastes.
The Taste of Marie Leszczynska at the Palace of Versailles is a must-see exhibition for anyone interested in the royal history of France. This is a chance to learn more about the queen and see some impressive pieces of art, sculpture, tapestries and more. Don't miss out on this trip back in time.
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Starting from April 16, 2019
Château de Versailles