Louvre Museum Tour

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A thorough Louvre Museum Tour can take up to months, but there are guided tours, Skip-the-line tours, and Louvre private tours available that lead tourists on a meticulously pre-planned itinerary through the museum.

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Types of Louvre Museum Tour

There are many different varieties of tour options available at your convenience. You can choose a tour solely focusing on the Louvre or a tour that includes other attractions around Paris along with the museum or a tour that comes with a complimentary river cruise of the Seine.

Options for you to Consider:

  1. Louvre Museum Tour with skip-the-line access: You get a priority entrance with this tour and an expert guide to walk you through a planned path so that you can make the most of your time and your visit to the museum.
  2. Louvre Museum Tour & Seine Cruise: With this tour option you get skip-the-line access to the museum and an audio-guided tour of the museum. After the museum tour, get the chance to go on an hour-long Seine River cruise and pass famous Parisian landmarks.
  3. Louvre Private Tour: Priority access entry and a personal knowledgeable guide who focuses just on you and your interest while taking you on a tour of the Louvre. Also, you get to take your time enjoying each work that speaks to you and catches your eye.
  4. Louvre Guided Tour: Small group tour with priority entry and a professional English-speaking guide. Learn the backstory and history of some of the museum’s most famous exhibits and treasures. This guided tour comes to a close with a visit to the Napoleon residences.
  5. Paris hop-on and hop-off bus tour: Take a sightseeing trip with an audio guide and hop on and off a hop-on/hop-off bus to see the finest of Paris. Get off at the choice of your destination, explore to your heart’s content, and then board a bus onward to the next one. The Opera, the Louvre Museum, Notre-Dame, Sainte-Chapelle, Orsay Museum, Concorde, Champs-Elysées, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides, Grand Palais are just a few of the attractions to see.

Louvre Tour Price 2022

  • Skip-the-line entry tickets to the Louvre are €20 per person.
  • The museum’s entry is free for children below 18 years of age.
  • Louvre Museum Tour with a guide starts at €55.

Note: It is highly recommended to book your entrance or tour tickets well in advance as the queues and the waiting time can get rather long and tedious. Visitors can save precious time by booking tickets in advance and booking online rather than buying them on the day, time that you can spend inside admiring all the beautiful artwork.

Louvre Opening Hours 2022

The Louvre Museum is open Wednesday to Monday

Time: 9 am – 6 pm

Last Entry: 1 hour before the museum closes. 30 minutes prior to closing, the rooms are emptied.

Note – The Louvre remains closed on Tuesdays, 1 January, 1 May, and 25 December, as well as any other public holiday that falls on a Tuesday.

Prepare Your Visit

  • The museum has no set dress code however visitors are not permitted to wear swimwear, be naked, be barefoot, or be bare-chested.
  • The museum does not allow large bags or luggage, although there are free lockers accessible for smaller goods.
  • Animals are prohibited inside the museum except for guide dogs and support dogs that accompany people who have physical or mental disabilities.

Louvre Tours Highlights

  • Explore the treasures of the Louvre with an expert guide
  • Skip-the-line priority access tickets so that you can avoid hours of wait and hassle
  • • A private guide that satisfies your curiosity while leading you on a tour of the Louvre, where you will discover and appreciate pieces of art other than just Da Vinci’s famed “Mona Lisa.”
  • On a guided or private Louvre Museum Tour you’ll learn everything there is to know about each piece of art you visit, including the history, tales, myths, and interpretations.
  • Get up-close and personal views of works of master artists like Botticelli, Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Eugene Delacroix, Théodore Géricault, and Fra Angelico among many more
  • You’ll have plenty of time to study not just the classics, but your guide will take also introduce you to some lesser-known gems along the route to extend your perspectives.
  • When you’re finished with your Louvre Museum tour, you’ll have a reignited love, a deeper understanding, and healthy regard and appreciation for the museum’s beauties and collection.

How to Reach Louvre in Paris

The Louvre Museum is located at 75001 Rue de Rivoli, Paris.

The best and the most convenient way to get to the Louvre Museum if you’re travelling public transportation is by the metro, this is the cheapest and fastest method to travel to the Louvre. The Palais Royal Musée du Louvre and Louvre Rivoli metro stations are both located close to the museum.  Lines 1 and 7 serve the Palais Royal, whereas line 1 serves the Louvre Rivoli.

Visitors can also board a hop-on-and-off bus, a taxi, or walk to the museum.

Information for Visitors on Covid-19

Only those with reserved time slots are permitted in, therefore purchasing tickets in advance is important.

According to French government declarations, a vaccine certificate is no longer required to visit the Louvre Museum.

Safety Measures:

  • Before entering the museum, you must use the hand sanitizer dispenser.
  • While inside the museum, it is suggested that you wear a mask.
  • Inside the museum, social distancing rules and preventative measures must be followed.

FAQ's

1. How can I buy skip-the-line tour of Louvre?

You can reserve a specific time slot online and enter the museum within half an hour of the scheduled time. If you visit the museum frequently, you can join the Amis du Louvre and escape the lines by entering through the Richelieu entrance.

2. Are visitors allowed to take photos inside the museum?

If you’re taking photos or videos for personal use, you can do so in the permanent collections but selfie sticks, flash, and lights are not permitted.

3. How long does a visit to the Louvre take?

Everything is impossible to witness in a single day, with over 400 rooms and 35,000 items of art, the Louvre Museum is enormous. A guided tour with a pre-planned path is recommended for visitors so that you can make the most of your time.

4. What is the maximum number of people per group that can visit the museum?

A maximum of 7 to 25 people can be in a group. All groups of more than 7 individuals, including leaders and participants, must reserve the date and time.

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