Scheduled events this weekend

  • Programme UIA 2020-2021 - Rambouillet

  • Exposition

  • Mini-stages

  • Exposition

  • Exposition

  • Visites contées

  • Marché de Bonnelles

  • Conférences UIA

  • Concert du Nouvel An - La Lanterne, Rambouillet

  • Sorties automne-hiver avec le CERF - Rambouillet

  • La nuit de la lecture - La Lanterne, Rambouillet

  • Balades des guides du PNR de la Haute Vallée de Chevreuse

  • Mon premier ciné-concert - La Lanterne, Rambouillet

Château / Laiterie / Chaumière

Château de Rambouillet


The castle acquired by Louis XVI in 1783, gradually transformed into a charmingresidence, it has very beautiful Rococo and Neo-Pompeian style interiors. Surrounded by formal French gardens, canals, and six islands, the castle today is an offi cial presidential estate, and receives Heads of State invited to France.

The sea shell thatched cottage,decorated by the Duke of Penthièvre for the Princess of Lamballe, has some of the most beautiful marble, and mother of pearl decoration in Europe. The Queen Dairy, tasting place, has been built at Louis XVI demand for Marie Antoinette. This building sheltes a sculpture group “Almathée and the Nymph” by Pierre Julien.

Open daily except Tuesdays and when the president is in residence from 9.50 am to 12 am and 1.50 pm to 5 pm (6 pm from 1st April to 30th September).
Closed 1st January, 1st May, 1st and 11th November and 25th December

Castle/Queen Dairy/Shell Cottage: over 25: 8,50 € / reduced rate: 4,50€ / under 25 from EU: free access.