Louvre Museum

The collections of this museum which was founded in 1793 bring together works of western art from the Middle Ages to 1848, works from ancient Oriental, Egyptian, Greek, Etruscan and Roman civilisations, works of graphical art and Islamic art.
It houses more than 38,000 individual works, including the Mona Lisa, the Winged Victory of Samothrace and the Venus de Milo.

Louvre Museum
Musée du Louvre, Pyramide du Louvre, 75058 Paris 1er


Musée du Louvre
Pyramide du Louvre
75058 Paris 1er




+33 (0)1 40 20 53 17


Metro Palais-Royal – Musée-du-Louvre, lines 1 et 7
Bus 21, 24, 27, 39, 48, 68, 69, 72, 81, 95

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The Louvre also offers temporary exhibitions, an auditorium, public events, the Tuileries Garden and the Musée National Eugène-Delacroix.

Redevelopment of reception areas under the Pyramid :
- creation of new information points
- regrouping of counters and ticket offices (on the ground floor of the former bookstore)
- unique area for locker rooms, toilet facilities and luggage storage.

A redesigned signage, in order to give a clear vision of the spaces to be discovered and the most important works of the permanent collections.

The Pavillon de l'Horloge

In the heart of the museum, in renovated historic spaces, a journey retraces, using emblematic works and new mediation tools, the metamorphosis of the palace of the kings of France into a museum.
A free application in French and English accompanies the consultation of the devices.

- "My Visit to the Louvre" app available on the Apple App Store and Google Play (French, English, Italian, Spanish, German, Korean and Japanese in February 2013).
- Louvre Kids app available on the Apple App Store (French and English).
- Suitable for everyone.

- Pushchairs and baby carriers available free of charge.
- Café Mollien and a range of restaurants in the Carrousel du Louvre shopping centre.
- Tuileries Gardens are close by.

Facilities and services:
- Individual tickets available online: www.ticketlouvre.fr (Ticketweb, FNAC, Ticketnet, Paris Museum Pass)
- Other distribution channels :
Available at Information Tourism Points located in Paris aiports, Disneyland, Versailles and Galeries Lafayette
- Louvre-Nintendo audio-guide
- Group tours with or without a guide
- Membership (Ami du Louvre Youth, Professional, Friend of the Louvre and Family card)
- "Grande Galerie, le journal du Louvre" magazine

Events and activities:
- Cultural and educational activities: talks, architectural tours, workshops and educational sessions, tour of the rooms and more.
- A range of events and activities in the Tuileries Gardens Louvre
-Auditorium: concerts, lectures, talks, children's concerts


Tour Operators/Distributors Sales


Type of clientele

  • Children


  • Minimum number: 25

Complementary welcome

On site restaurant : Le café Grand Louvre. Housed in the prestigious glass pyramid designed by I.M. Pei, this 120 m² space filled with fresh bright colours and clean lines brings modernity to the Louvre.

Services and Activities


  • Ticketing in number


Type of visit available

  • Unguided individual tours available permanently
  • Unguided group tours on request
  • Guided group tours on request

Average length of individual visit

180 min

Additional visit

Child auidioguide languages : German, English, Korean, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese

Adult multimedia guide languages : German, English, Korean, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, French Sign Language

Child multimedia guide languages :German, English, Korean, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese


Visit language(s)

Adult audio guides language(s)

Spoken language(s)


Price reduction applied : €0.50 from 500 tickets

Right to speak cost : Flat fee


17 - 17€
Online booking required


Free on the first Saturday of the month in the evening.
Free: European Union residents under the age of 26.

Included in the Paris Museum Pass

Free younger than 18 year


Group booking required
Reservation deadline (in days) : 60 days

External guide accepted : Yes
Right to speak : Booking necessary for groups of 7 or more people (including guide)