Association of Europeanoyal Residences

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Palaces in Europe are joining together on Twitter to share their history, collections and behind-the-scenes pictures, highlighting their common culture and heritage. Anyone can take part in #PalaceDay by sharing their palace stories.

Scientific meeting “How to recount the European history of the royal residences”


This scientific meeting was held at the Palace of Versailles Research Centre (France). It aimed to question the concept of "royal residence" at European level. How do European residences tell the story of Europe? How can we recount the European history of royal residences today?

Technical meeting "Preventive Conservation - Curatorial Cleaning"


This technical meeting was held at Schönbrunn Palace (Austria). Participants discussed on actions regarding preventive conservation and curatorial cleaning in the European royal residences.

Technical Meeting “Fire Safety”


This technical meeting organised at the Palace of Versailles (France), presented and compared the fire safety measures in place in the European Royal Residences.