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  • Visit the famous Louvre Museum, housed in the former Palace of the Royals, and see a collection of more than 35,000 artworks by famous artists.

  • Stroll through the exhibits and see paintings by well-known artists like, The Venus de Milo, Marriage at Cana and Mona Lisa.

  • Look at the museum's extensive collection of artefacts from ancient Egypt, including mummies, statues, and hieroglyphs.

  • Admire the Winged Victory of Samothrace, a stunning marble sculpture that represents the goddess Nike from the Hellenistic era.

  • Reserve your spot by booking last-minute entrance tickets for this otherwise sold-out attraction.

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Timings: 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM
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Timings: 09:00 AM to 09:45 PM
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Louvre Museum
Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France

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  • If cancellation is made 1 days or more before the date of travel, total booking cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellation is made within 1 days before the date of travel, total booking cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
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About Louver Museum, Paris:

The Louvre Museum, located in Paris, France, is the world's largest art museum. Housed in the former royal palace, it boasts a vast collection spanning from antiquity to the 21st century, with over 35,000 pieces of art, including the iconic Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo, and Winged Victory of Samothrace. Its architecture, blending medieval, Renaissance, and modern styles, is a testament to its rich history. The museum's striking glass pyramid entrance has become an iconic symbol of both the institution and the city of Paris. Renowned for its cultural significance and architectural grandeur, the Louvre remains a beacon of art and history.

About Louvre Museum Tickets:

  • Visit the largest museum in the world, the Louvre Museum, and admire the collection of artworks, including paintings, sculptures and artefacts.
  • Marvel at the impressive collection of more than 380,000 impressive works while exploring various exhibits in the museum.
  • Admire the museum's stunning architecture, from the medieval remnants of the fortress to the elegant Renaissance additions and the modern glass pyramid.
  • Stroll through eight curatorial departments, including Decorative Arts, Near Eastern Antiquities, Drawings & Prints, and Egyptian Antiquities.
  • Look at the ancient Greek statues, including Venus de Milo, Hammurabi’s Code and Winged Victory of Samothrace, while exploring various areas of the museum.
  • Gain insights into French art history as you see amazing paintings like Michelangelo's The Rebellious Slave and Da Vinci's Mona Lisa.
  • Explore the Department of Egyptian Antiquities and marvel at 4,000-year-old artefacts in the displays.

How to Reach?

  • By Car: The Louvre Museum is located 2.5 km from the city centre. It will take 7 min to reach the museum via Quai des Grands Augustins route.
  • By Walk: The Louvre Museum is 1.1 km away from the city centre and can be reached with a 15 min walk.
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What is the best time to visit the Louvre Museum Paris?

The best time to visit Louvre Museum Paris is during the early morning hours on usual days and the late evening hours of Fridays, as the museum stays open for longer hours on this day, till 9.45pm. There is less crowd and more space to enjoy the exhibitions to their fullest.

What are the best paintings to see at the Louvre Museum Paris?

  • The Raft of Medusa: The painting represents a raft full of people who suffered a deadly shipwreck. The painting Raft of Medusa showcases the curses to a French Naval frigate who ignored the plea for help and represents the horrors after the shipwreck. 
  • Coronation Of Napoleon: It is the most important painting in the city and is in 3rd rank at Louvre, which is painted by Jacques – Louis David, i.e., the first painter of Emperor Napoleon. This massive artwork of 30 ft x 22 ft is painted uniquely to showcase various persona in a court and expression of every person can be seen perfectly. 
  • Death Of the Virgin: The painting depicts the queen of Christendom’s scene, which is more accurate than other accounts. You can see emotions nicely painted on the faces of the Apostles as they look at Mary’s body in doubt.
  • David With the Head of Goliath: It is a perfect example of bringing canvas painting to a new level. The painting represents one of the greatest stories from the Bible, where David beheaded the giant Goliath before becoming the king. It depicts the unique style of ‘Guido Reni’, where the painting is represented in rich texture and color.
  • The Wedding Feast at Cana: This epic painting represents a scene from the Bible where Jesus turned water into wine at the request of Mary. The setting of the painting took inspiration from da Vinci’s Last Supper and Raphael’s School of Athens.

What facilities are available at the Louvre Museum Paris?

  • Access self-service lockers, but these lockers are not suitable for large bags.
  • You can avail of wheelchairs, baby carriers, strollers, folding stools, and walking sticks from the visitor assistance area.
  • You can also avail free phone charging lockers under the Pyramid.
  • Enjoy the Wi-Fi facility in the exhibition area and the Pyramid. Each connection will last for one hour and can be renewed a number of times. 

What are the dining options available at Louvre Museum Paris?

Café Marly: The fine dining restaurant is a perfect location for a perfect brunch and lunch. You can enjoy French and European cuisines, which includes delicious mashed potatoes, scallops, salmon, Croque monsieur, spring rolls, and cheeseburgers.

Café Richelieu/Angelina: Café Richelieu offers delicious delicacies & deserts along with a stunning view of the pyramid. The chef here prepares delicious cuisine which brings back childhood memories. The popular dishes here are tea, chestnut cake, and hot chocolate.

Bistrot Benoit: The fine dining restaurant is a beautiful place to get your hands on delicious French food. The menu is small but offers delicious dishes like steak tartare, carpaccio, and salads.

Le Grand Vefour: This excellent restaurant will allow you to eat in one of the oldest restaurants in Paris, where you can enjoy local European and French cuisines. The famous food items you can enjoy here are entrees, truffles, and an extensive wine list. 

Café Des Marronniers: It is an excellent option for having quick snacks including delicious desserts, salads, and quiches. The café offers traditional French cuisine with Croque Monsieur, crème brulee, and fish & chips, being their most famous dishes.

Can we click pictures at the Louvre Museum Paris?

You can take videos and photos of the permanent collection at Louvre Museum Paris for personal use only. But you are not permitted to use lighting, flashlight, or selfie sticks to take pictures. In temporary galleries, you may not be allowed to take videos or photos of some work types due to certain restrictions. But you can admire every painting through your Louvre Museum tickets, Paris.

How much time does it take to visit the Louvre?

Visiting a museum requires lots of time, approx. 3 to 4 hours to admire the vast range of art present here. The hours usually depend on the guided tour you are availing. If you want to explore the entire museum with complete details of paintings and art then be ready to hire a guide who will walk you through every art piece within your single Louvre Museum tickets, Paris.

Why is the Louvre Museum Paris so famous?

The Louvre Museum owns one of the richest collections of paintings in the world, where artifacts and artworks represent 11,000 years old human culture and civilization. The museum is an attraction in itself as it was built as a fortress in 1190, but later on, it was reconstructed as a royal palace and then turned into a museum. Its beauty and collection makes it so famous around the world, which can be explored via single Louvre Museum tickets, Paris.

What are some of the interesting facts about Louvre Museum Paris?

  • It is the most visited art museum in the world.
  • The Louvre Museum spans over 15 acres, making it the world's largest museum.
  • The museum has an impressive collection of 480,000 pieces of artwork.
  • It was initially a fortress which was converted into a museum.
  • Around 66% of paintings at the Louvre Museum are from French artists.
  • You can see five pyramids at the Louvre Museum.