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Louvre Museum Tickets

Home to the world's richest art collections, the Louvre Museum features works by Caravaggio, Eugène Delacroix, and of course, Leonardo da Vinci. Book Louvre Museum tickets to enjoy skip-the-line entry, guided tours, and combo tours with Palace of Versailles and Orsay Museum.
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Few landmarks in the world hold as much deserved fame and prestige as the Louvre Museum in Paris. Boasting one of the largest – and richest – art collections in the world, the Louvre is home to more than 35,000 paintings and 380,000 objects, including the legendary Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci. Your Paris trip is essentially incomplete without a visit to the Louvre Museum. 
If you are planning a visit, here's everything to know about Louvre Museum tickets, best time to visit, what to see, opening hours and more.

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Spanning over 60,600 square feet, the Louvre is arguably one of the most famous museums in the world and is one of the most-visited attractions in Paris. It is best to book your Louvre tickets online, in order to avoid the long waiting lines and missing your preferred date and time of visit. 
 There are three ticket variations of Louvre Museum tickets to choose from: skip-the-line tickets that allow you to bypass the long queues, guided tours that offer an in-depth insight into the Louvre, and combo tickets that offer entry to other popular attractions in the city along with access to the museum.

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With around 10 million people visiting the Louvre Museum annually, you can expect large crowds at all times. If you're wondering how to skip the lines at the Louvre, we've got you covered: book Louvre skip the line tickets! Zoom past the long entry lines to save time and explore the museum with an option to upgrade to a multilingual audioguide. 

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This ticket offers guaranteed entry to the Louvre within just 30 minutes. Save time, energy, and money with this ticket as you bypass the queues quickly. Upgrade to receive a multilingual audio guide and enjoy access to all exhibits and the Musée Eugène-Delacroix.
Make the most of your visit by booking Louvre guided tours. You’ll be accompanied by a professional guide throughout the tour who would show you all the important attractions and regale you with fascinating tidbits about the history of this iconic museum. Once the guided tour is over, you can spend as much time as you like at the museum. Your guided tour also comes with skip-the-line entry as an added benefit. 

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  • Louvre Guided Tour - Comprehensive [3 Hours]
    Enjoy a 3-hour extensive guided tour of the Louvre with these tickets. Skip the lines and explore artwork from time periods such as Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Greek, and the Roman eras with an expert local guide. Divulge in classic pieces such as the Venus de Milo, the Winged Victory, Mona Lisa and much more. 
  • Louvre Guided Tour - Express [90 mins]
    Within 90 minutes, explore the best of the Louvre Museum with your knowledgeable tour guide. After the tour, feel free to explore the museum at your own pace. Enjoy skip-the-line entry with this ticket.
The best way to explore more of Paris is by opting for a combo ticket. These grant you direct entry to not just the Louvre Museum, but other popular attractions in the city as well including the Eiffel Tower, Palace of Versailles, Orsay Museum, and more. Depending on your selection, you may enjoy a host of benefits such as flexible cancelation, skip-the-line entry, guided tours, and more.

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Which Louvre Museum Tickets Should You Go For?

Based on your needs, here is how you can pick the right ticket: 

If you are on a budget

If you are on a budget, Louvre Museum skip the line tickets are your best option. These allow you to bypass the long waiting lines and save time, and offer direct, unlimited access to all permanent and temporary exhibits. 

If you want to dive deep into the Louvre Museum

A guided tour is a great option to cover the museum thoroughly. With your expert tour guide, study the artwork, learn more about the artists, and explore the history and significance of the Louvre Museum.

If you want to explore Paris further

Get the most out of your stay in Paris with a combo ticket. Save on cost and time and explore more of the city with these tickets. Gain access to famous Parisian landmarks such as the Palace of Versailles, the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Disneyland and more along with your pass to the Louvre Museum. 

Louvre Museum Tickets Offers & Discounts

Free Entry

Individuals below the age of 18 as well as individuals up to 26 years of age who are residents of the European Economic Area (EEA) can enjoy free entry into the Louvre Museum. Additionally, differently-abled visitors along with their accompanying companion also have free access to the museum. 

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Headout offers up to 10% cashback on purchase of your Louvre tickets. 

Plan Your Visit to the Louvre Museum

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What are the Louvre Museum’s opening hours?
Official hours are 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays and 9:00 AM to 9:45 PM on Fridays. The last admission into the museum is an hour before closing. The Museum remains closed on Tuesdays. 
When is the Louvre closed?
The Louvre is closed every Tuesday, along with 1 January, 1 May, and 25 December.
How long is a Louvre Museum tour?
It may take about 2 hours to completely cover all the major attractions at the Louvre, if you are on a self-guided tour. If you opt for a guided tour, you can choose between express (90 mins) and comprehensive tours (3 hours), depending on your schedule.
What is the best time to visit the Louvre Museum?
The best time to visit the Louvre Museum would be early mornings on weekdays to avoid the weekend and peak hour rush. However, if you wish to experience the majestic evening glow of the attraction, there are special tours for you to make the best of the Louvre at night. The best time of year would be October to May to avoid large crowds. While the winter months are ideal for a visit, December sees a huge onset of footfall owing to the holiday season. 
Where is the Louvre Museum located?
It is located at Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France.
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How do I get to the Louvre Museum?
You can get to the museum by the following means:
By Bus: The nearest bus stop is the Louvre - Rivoli, which is a 3-minute walk from the museum. You can travel on buses No. 21, 27, 39, 67, 68, 69, 72, 74, 85, 95.
By Metro: You can take metro Lines 1 or 7 and get down at Palais Royal / Musée du Louvre, which are just a few minute’s walk away from the museum. 
Can I take the metro/subway to the Louvre Museum?
Yes. You can take metro Lines 1 or 7 and get down at Palais Royal / Musée du Louvre, which are just a few minute’s walk away from the museum. 
Can I get to the Louvre museum by bus?
Yes, the nearest bus stop is the Louvre - Rivoli, which is a 3-minute walk from the museum. You can travel on buses No. 21, 27, 39, 67, 68, 69, 72, 74, 85, 95.
Which Louvre Museum entrance should I use?
There are four Louvre entrances one can use: 
  • I. M. Pei Pyramid: the primary entrance for visitors, divided into four sections – visitors without tickets, visitors with tickets, priority access, and visitors with membership.
  • Carrousel du Louvre: can be used by all visitors.
  • Passage Richelieu: for groups and members only.
  • Porte des Lions: for visitors with tickets, closed on Fridays.
Is photography permitted at the Louvre Museum?
Yes, photography for personal use is permitted in the permanent exhibits. However, the use of tripods, flash, or selfie cameras, is not. Moreover, photography might be limited in some temporary exhibits.
Is the Louvre Museum wheelchair accessible?
Yes, various measures are in place to make the Louvre Museum comfortable for differently-abled visitors.
Is a storage facility available inside the Louvre Museum?
Yes. Self-services lockers are available for guests, free of charge, to store their bags, umbrellas, and other carry-ons.

Explore the Louvre Museum in Paris

Ever since its opening in 1793, the Louvre Museum in Paris has established itself as the bedrock of timeless art. There is much to see inside the Louvre in Paris, with art by some of the greatest artists of all time, from Leonardo da Vinci, Eugene Delacroix, Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, Caravaggio, Michelangelo, and many more. Here are the top four pieces not to be missed. 

Mona Lisa

Often called the most famous painting in the world, Mona Lisa was painted somewhere between 1503 and 1519. The oil painting by Leonardo da Vinci is thought to depict La Gioconda, the wife of a cloth merchant named Francesco del Giocondo. 

The Venus de Milo

This ancient Greek statue belonging to the Hellenistic Period is shrouded in mystery. Experts do not know who this beautiful sculpture depicts - Aphrodite or Amphitrite. Fashioned from marble, the sculpture is a fine example of classic beauty.

The Winged Victory of Samothrace

This beautiful depiction of Nike, the Greek goddess of victory, stands tall at a height of 5.57 meters. She is seen as stepping towards a ship, which has led experts to believe that this marble sculpture is the product of a triumphant sea battle.

Psyche Revived by Cupid’s Kiss

The depiction of Cupid and Psyche in each other's arms is an ode to the legend recounted in the Metamorphoses. Legend has it that Cupid’s mother Venus played truant in their love story. 
Additionally, there’s a lot that one must-see at the Louvre.

Top Things To Do In Paris

There's an endless dearth of things to do in the city of Paris that will leave you wanting more. Here are the top few attractions in Paris that you cannot miss out on.

Palace of Versailles

Few royal palaces in the world ooze opulence and class like the magnificent Palace of Versailles, France. One of the most influential castles, every corner of the Palace of Versailles speaks volumes about French history and royalty through its art, architecture, and more. Book Versailles Palace tickets separately or as part of your combo ticket.

Eiffel Tower

Arguably one of the most-recognized icons in the world, the Eiffel Tower in Paris is a mammoth landmark, towering over the city as a proud symbol of Parisian pride. Head up to the Summit for awe-inspiring views of the city, indulge in Michelin star food, and try to spot famous landmarks in the city from the top. Book Eiffel Tower tickets separately or as part of your combo ticket.

Orsay Museum

Step inside the home of Impressionism at the Orsay Museum in Paris. It is famous worldwide for hosting the largest collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art around the world. Here, immerse yourself in masterpieces by the likes of Monet, Renoir and more. Book Orsay Museum tickets separately or as part of your combo ticket.

Seine River Cruise

If you're looking to explore Paris from a unique vantage point, your best bet would be to go for a Seine River cruise. Spot famous landmarks around the city on a relaxing sightseeing cruise, indulge in fine dining with live entertainment on a lunch or dinner cruise, and more. Book Seine River cruises at Headout separately or as part of your combo ticket.

Paris Catacombs 

Explored everything that Paris has to offer above grounds? Then a Paris Catacombs tour is just for you. Explore a fraction of the 800 hectares accessible to the public and delve into a spooky trip 65 feet underground. If you love dark history and spooky stuff, the Empire of Death, also commonly known as the Paris Catacombs, is the perfect spot to add to your itinerary. Enjoy sights such as Citadel De Mahon, The Well, The Barrel Of Passion and many more on your tour.

Post Covid-19 Safety Measures at the Louvre Museum in Paris

  • It is recommended that reservations are to be made online. Based on the slots booked, visitors will be allowed into the museum in fixed intervals.
  • All visitors are encouraged to wear masks while visiting the Louvre museum.
  • Social distancing practices are encouraged and hand sanitizer dispensers are set up within the venue.
  • Guided tours will now comprise groups with a maximum of 25 members.
  • Audio guides, wheelchairs, and pushchairs that are provided by the Louvre are also disinfected after each use.

Louvre Museum Tickets FAQs

Are Louvre Museum tickets available online now?

Yes, Louvre Museum tickets are available online now. Guests can choose their preferred date and time slot for a visit.

What safety measures are in place at the Louvre Museum in Paris?

In addition to encouraging online booking, visitors are also encouraged to wear masks and practice social distancing within the premises. Guided tour groups are limited to 25 members and hand sanitizer dispensers are set up within the museum.

What are the different types of Louvre Museum tickets?

There are 3 types of Louvre Museum tickets available for visitors: skip-the-line tickets that allow you to bypass the long queues, guided tours that offer an in-depth insight into the Louvre, and combo tickets that offer entry to other popular attractions in the city along with access to the museum.

Do Louvre Museum tickets include skip-the-line access?

Yes. Louvre skip-the-line tickets allow you to bypass the long waiting lines and get priority entry. Louvre guided tours also offer the added benefit of skip-the-line entry.

Are Louvre Museum guided tours available?

Yes, Louvre tours are now available. You’ll be accompanied by an expert local guide who will take you on an in-depth tour of all the top attractions at the museum.

What is the maximum group size for guided Louvre tours?

Louvre guided tours will now comprise groups with a maximum of 25 members. Alternatively, audio guides can also be rented at the museum for self-guided tours.

Are discounts available on Louvre Museum tickets?

Yes. Admission is free for visitors under the age of 18, differently-abled visitors with their companion, as well as for EEA visitors under the age of 26. Headout also offers up to 10% additional cashback on your Louvre tickets.

What are Louvre opening hours?

The museum’s opening hours are: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, and 9:00 AM to 9:45 PM on Fridays. The Museum is closed on Tuesdays, 1 January, 1 May, and 25 December.

How do I get to the Louvre Museum?

The fastest way to get to the Louvre Museum is by taking the metro. The closest stations are Palais Royal / Musée du Louvre station, from where the museum is a few minutes away on foot. Additionally, you can also use the bus. The nearest bus stop to the Louvre is the Louvre - Rivoli, which is a 3 minute walk away from the museum. You can board buses 21, 27, 39, 67, 68, 69, 72, 74, 85, 95..

Is the Louvre Museum wheelchair accessible?

Yes, various measures are in place to make the Louvre Museum wheelchair accessible.

Is parking available at the Louvre Museum?

The nearest car park is at the Carousel du Louvre underground car park open from 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM . The parking spot is a 2 minute walk from the museum.
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