The museum offers visitors 20-minute "mini-discovery" tours, free of charge and without registration, subject to availability: Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 3 October 2020 at 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 14:30, 15:00 and 15:30. The detailed programme is available at https://www.louvre.fr/guidedtours/visites-mini-decouvertes
Download the free 'My Visit to the Louvre' app and be your own guide!
- Second empire
- Arts décoratifs
- Arts de l'Islam
- Arts graphiques
- Objets d'art
Epoque des collections
- Renaissance (XVe - XVIe)
- Maniérisme (XVIe)
- Baroque (XVIe - XVIIe)
- Néoclassicisme (XVIIIe - XIXe)
- Romantisme (XVIIIe - XIXe)
- Réalisme (XIXe)
- Impressionnisme (XIXe)
- Symbolisme (XIXe)
Services and facilities of the establishment
- Educational activities
- Gift shop
- Member of the Paris Museum Pass
- Coach park
- Visitor tools
Documentation in a foreign language
Visitor toolsFree "My visit to the Louvre" app Multimedia guide: Featuring a selection of works and a choice of tours in French, English, Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean and French sign language. They are available for hire from the Denon, Sully and Richelieu: €5, Under 18s €3
Educational activitiesThe museum offers to children aged 4 years and over (drawing, painting) workshops, stories and tours with a guide who helps them discover the collections in an active way.
RestaurantLe Grand Louvre
Coach parkCarrousel du Louvre.
Prices and times
Entrance fees and modalities
Group tourBooking required for group tours. There is a maximum of 25 people per group (see terms and conditions at www.louvre.fr). To book a group tour with a museum guide: - By post: Musée du Louvre - Visites-conférences - Service vente et réservation à distance -Direction accueil surveillance vente - 75058 Paris Cedex 01 - By telephone: +33 (0)1 40 20 51 77 Self-guided group tour with an external leader or tour guide: - By post: Musée du Louvre - Groupes autonomes - Service vente et réservation à distance - Direction accueil surveillance vente 75058 Paris Cedex 01 - By telephone: +33 (0)1 40 20 57 60
Free entry for all visitors on the first Saturday of the month from 6pm to 9.45pm. Free entry for all visitors on 14 July. Free for under 18s, EU residents under 25 and teachers holding the Pass Education. Free for all under 26s on Friday nights from 6pm. Free access to the permanent collections and temporary exhibitions of the Hall Napoléon for job seekers, those receiving French welfare benefits, disabled civilians and veterans. Full list available online.
Free for young people and childrenIt is strongly recommended that people benefiting from free booking a time slot on https://www.ticketlouvre.fr Under 18s go free, as do under 26 year old from within the EU and teachers holding the 'Pass Education'. All under 26 year olds are entitled to free entry from 6pm on Fridays during late night openings.
Methods of payment
- Chèque Vacances
Except in exceptional circumstances (works, transport strikes, etc.), an annual calendar shows which collections are open or closed on certain days of the week, for more information call +33 (0)1 40 20 53 17. Access to the museum is via the Pyramid for individual visitors; the Richelieu access point is reserved for groups and those who hold the Louvre loyalty card.
- Easter Monday
- Ascension Day
- 8 May
- Whit Monday
- 15 August
- 1 November
- 11 November
Voir la carte
Musée du Louvre
Pyramide du Louvre
Subway - Palais Royal - Musée du Louvre
RER - Châtelet - Les Halles
Bus - 21, 27, 39, 68, 69, 72, 95
Offer adapted to disabled visitors
- Adapted activities and visits
- Loan of wheelchairs
- Free admission for disabled visitors on presentation of proof
- Free admission for the accompanying person
- Priority admission
- Adapted parking spaces in the 2 nearby car parks (accessible routes)
- map of accessible and adapted areas
- The entire museum and all its activities are accessible for wheelchair users
- The main hall has 14 wheelchair accessible spaces.
- Help desk available under the pyramid, where wheelchairs and canes can be loaned.
- For safety reasons and the comfort of visitors, the number of wheelchair users is limited to 8 per group.
- The Children’s Tactile Gallery is designed for the blind and the visually impaired, it allows all visitors to share the experience of tactile perception. Through touch, you will discover 18 moulds of historic works of art from the 19th century, giving insight into the different ways that childhood has been represented over the centuries.
- Specific communication tools have been developed for visually impaired users
- Descriptive and tactile guides (with thermographic reproductions), allowing visitors to discover the museum’s artworks.
- Tactile tours offer another view of sculpting. It also allows visitors to take part in arts and crafts workshops.
- The Louvre offers audio guides for hearing impaired visitors (in French and English). This offer will be expanded to include tours of all the museum’s permanent collections.
- Only the Islamic Arts section and the Tactile Gallery has been adapted.
- Transparent benches are arranged arounds the Islamic Arts room and may constitute a hazard.
- La Petite Galerie includes a guide trail, a specific tactile book, a downloadable audio-guided path and various material samples available during the visit.
- The museum offers tours in French sign language (LSF) by deaf tour guides.
- Visitors can follow tours using lip reading, cued speech or by setting their hearing aid to T
- The louvre offers visual guides in French sign language, the offer will be gradually expanded to include tours of all the museum’s permanent collections.
- Subtitling devices are available in the following sections: Islamic Art, Egyptian Antiquities, Spanish paintings, The roman empire, The Pavillon de l’Horlage, and La Petite Galerie.
- French sign language tours and tactile descriptions can be downloaded from the museum’s and La Petite Galerie’s website.
- Sign language spoken by museum staff.
- Magnetic hearing loops present in the main hall and at the till.
- Given the complexity of the building, it is recommended to take an information map (available in 13 languages) from the reception desk under the pyramid or to ask a staff member if you get lost.
- Signs around the Louvre will use images and text, but not directions.
- Tours and activities adapted to suit specific disabilities.
- Educational workshops are available for groups.
- Designated routes are available, three of which are intended for autistic people (downloadable from the museum’s website under the ‘visits and activities’ tab)
- Easy-to-read brochure for the museum and La Petite Galerie.
Contact for disabled visitors: Tel: +33 (0)1 40 20 59 90 - Email: email@example.com
More details on accessibility
'Tourisme & Handicap' marked establishment
- 'Tourisme & Handicap' mark
- For hearing disability
- For mental disability
- For physical disability