Here you can find our top tips for planning your visit to the Château de Maisons !
> Self-guided tours
With visitors guide in French, English, German, Italian, Spanish and Chinese.
Free audio guides available in French, English, German, Spanish and Dutch.
The tour takes place over three levels. We recommend you allow 1 hour.
In French, English and Spanish, and in French Sign Language for the Hearing Impaired
Length of visit: 1½
With a guide from the Centre des Monuments Nationaux
For individuals, tour-lectures on Saturdays and Sundays at 3 p.m. with a guide from the Centre des Monuments Nationaux
Tour including lecture: €14.50
The tour programme for individuals can be found in the section "Tour-lectures – Discover Paris and its region".
> Guided tours
At weekends all year round.
Guided tours of the Grand Apartments at 2.30 p.m.
Come and discover the Château's stunning reception rooms, the Grand Apartments. These rooms bear the hallmarks of the passing of time and signs of the many previous owners over two centuries, including René de Longueil, Count Charles Philippe d?'Artois, the future King Charles X, Marshal Jean Lannes and Jacques Laffitte.
Price: included in the Château admission fee.
> Behind the scenes tours
Each first Sunday of the month, visit the parts of the Château de Maisons usually closed to the public. Who between Madeleine de Longueil, Count d'?Artois' steward or Albine Laffitte's butler will show you around the private areas of the Château, from the hidden parts used by the people whose job it was to clean the place and serve the lords and ladies of the house to the Grand Apartments?
Price: on top of the admission fee: €4?
> Exceptional guided tours
16 May to 15 September
Weekends: Exceptional tour of the small apartments at 4 p.m.
Come and see parts of the Château closed to the public: the small apartments. Far from being accommodation for the servants, these rooms hosted famous personalities through the centuries such as François Mansart, the Château's architect, French writer Voltaire and French general Lafayette.
Tour limited to groups of 10. (Booking recommended).
Price: on top of admission fee; €4; free for children
> Special guided tours
The first and last Saturdays of each month
Keen to unravel all the mysteries of the magnificent Château de Maisons? Then the special guided tours are for you!
Your chance to explore the Grand Apartments, the baths room, the terraces, the moats as well as the cellars...
Tour limited to groups of 15.
Full price: €14.50/Concessions: €12; free for children
Group bookings on Tel: 01 44 54 19 33 or Fax: 01 44 61 22 06
> Private tours
Birthday party in the Château's kitchens.
Book directly with the Château.
- Gift and book shop
- Audio guides
- Rest areas
- In the Parc: no picnics allowed; do not pick fruit or flowers
- Venue hire
- Film shoots
- Photo shoots (subject to permission)
The monument is accessible to people with all disabilities except the Physically Impaired.