Louis XV’s astronomical clock, which has become a true symbol of French heritage, will be restored in 2022 in order to operate until 9999 !

versailles clock

In Versailles since 1754

Louis XV’s clock will be restored. It was delivered to him in 1754, but it must indeed be completely renovated. The clock has therefore left the Palace of Versailles for a restoration that will last more than a year. « It was a symbol of the genius of the French, with the reunion of an art object and an instrument which concentrated the sum of innovations at the time » declared the curator of the Palace of Versailles to the French newspaper  » Point  » .

A symbol of the genius of the French

Until the end of 2022, around twenty experts will work on restoring its case and its dirty mechanism to allow it to function until the year 9999! « It was a symbol of the genius of the French, with the reunion of an art object and an instrument which concentrated the sum of innovations at the time » declared the curator of the Palace of Versailles to the French newspaper  » Point « 

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