Louvre Museum Tickets & Tours

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From € 63

Louvre Museum Paris: Skip-The-Line Masterpieces Guided Tour

Skip the Louvre’s famously long lines gives and visit the museum’s must-see attractions. Your expert guide will unveil subtle details most visitors never learn about the works of… read more

From € 20

Louvre Museum Paris: Timed-Entrance Ticket

Explore the Louvre at your own pace with a timed-entrance ticket, ensuring you get in within 30 minutes. See unmissable and iconic artwork such as the Mona Lisa… read more

From € 55

Paris City Card (Eiffel Tower + Louvre + River Cruise)

The Paris City Card is your cultural key to the City of Light. Take all the fuss out of planning your Paris to-do list with this all-in-one city… read more

From € 32

Louvre Museum Paris: Timed-Entrance Ticket with Audio Guide

Explore the Louvre at your own pace with this skip-the-line entry ticket. Discover the museum’s collections with the audio guide on the new Nintendo 3DS system. Understand the… read more

From € 44.18

Top Paris Combo: Louvre Museum & River Cruise

Discover the masterpieces of the Louvre Museum in Paris, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Then, go on a cruise along the magnificent Seine… read more

From € 79

Museum Pass Paris: 2, 4, or 6 Days

Enjoy skip-the-line access to over 60 museums and monuments in and around the city of Paris including the Louvre Museum, Orsay Museum, and Centre Pompidou with the Paris… read more

louvre museum paris tickets and tours

EXPLORE THE LOUVRE

Get your entrance ticket to the Louvre Museum in Paris and see artistic masterpieces such as Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa and ancient Egyptian relics, along with paintings from the 13th to 20th centuries.

The museum first opened on August 10, 1793, exhibiting just 537 paintings. Despite closing in 1796 due to structural problems, it reopened in 1801 as the Musée Napoléon with a larger collection. The collection has since gained 20,000 works. Now, there are 8 departments: Egyptian Antiquities; Near Eastern Antiquities; Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities; Islamic Art; Sculpture; Decorative Arts; Paintings; and Prints and Drawings.

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Paris: Sainte-Chapelle & Conciergerie Combined Tickets

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Atelier des Lumières Paris: Timed Entry or Open Ticket

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Eiffel Tower: Priority Access & Surroundings Guided Tour

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INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT THE LOUVRE

 

  1. Location: The Louvre Museum is situated in the heart of Paris, on the right bank of the Seine River. Its exact address is Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France.
  2. History: The Louvre originally began as a medieval fortress in the late 12th century. It was transformed into a royal palace in the 16th century and later became a public museum during the French Revolution in 1793.
  3. Architecture: The museum’s architecture is a blend of different styles, including medieval, Renaissance, and modern elements. Its most iconic feature is the glass pyramid entrance designed by architect I. M. Pei, which was added in 1989.
  4. Collections: The Louvre boasts an extensive and diverse collection of art and historical objects spanning over 9,000 years of history. It houses works of art from various civilizations, including Egyptian, Greek, Roman, European, and many others. Some of its most famous artworks include the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci, the Venus de Milo, and the Winged Victory of Samothrace.
  5. Departments: The museum is divided into several departments, each dedicated to specific types of art and artifacts. These include paintings, sculptures, decorative arts, Islamic art, Near Eastern antiquities, and more.
  6. Visitor Experience: The Louvre is one of the most visited museums in the world, drawing millions of tourists and art enthusiasts annually. Due to its vast size, it’s recommended to plan your visit in advance and focus on the areas or artworks that interest you the most.
  7. Opening Hours: The museum’s opening hours may vary, so it’s best to check the official Louvre website for the most up-to-date information on hours of operation and ticket prices.
  8. Accessibility: The Louvre is easily accessible by public transportation, including the Paris Metro. It is also wheelchair accessible, with facilities and services for visitors with disabilities.
  9. Guided Tours: The museum offers guided tours, audio guides, and educational programs to enhance the visitor experience and provide insights into the art and history on display.
  10. Temporary Exhibitions: In addition to its permanent collections, the Louvre hosts temporary exhibitions that feature a wide range of art and cultural themes.