Library and Archives - The Castle

The library and the archives of the Château of Chantilly keep the precious collections of books and written documents gathered in the course of the centuries by the lords of Chantilly, members of the families of Montmorency and Bourbon-Condé, such as those acquired by the Duke of Aumale in the nineteenth century. The former collections are supplemented by modern and contemporary documentary collections.
The château of Chantilly hosts a collection of rare and precious books of great value. There are located in several dedicated rooms: the Book Cabinet, designed as a presentation room and a place to read and work; the Theatre Library which was the study of the Duke of Aumale, in addition to the Book...
One finds it challenging to get to all of the key pieces of the blibliophile collection of Aumale. Unique and invaluable manuscripts, early printed precious books, archives pieces, maps, richly decorated bindings, the Duke was attached, in his choice of purchases, to acquire only the most...
The book and archive collections of the château's Library and Archives are invaluable. Enriched over the centuries by the princes inhabiting the Estate, they constitute today a remarkable, unique and rich treasure.
The library and the archives of the Château of Chantilly keep the precious collections of books and written documents gathered in the course of the centuries by the lords of Chantilly, members of the families of Montmorency and Bourbon-Condé, such as those acquired by the Duke of Aumale in the...