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Enjoy the artistic treasures of the world without wasting your time in the ticket queue with these priority access Louvre Museum tickets. Gain dedicated entry with these timed and dated tickets and explore the museum at your own pace. Exploring the Louvre has never been easier.


  • In addition to the Musée du Louvre collections, your ticket gives you same-day access to the temporary collections and free admission to the Musée Eugène-Delacroix within 48 hours.
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Why You Shouldn't Miss the Louvre Museum

The Louvre Museum is the biggest art museum in the world and also the second most visited. What makes The Louvre special is that it not only aims at collecting and exhibiting some of the most iconic and important works of art in our history, but it has managed to do so across cultures, civilizations and our existence timeline. From Egyptian artifacts that are 4,000 years old to modern works of art from Oriental artists, the Louvre has been the honorary arbiter of our artistic heritage.

There are over 380,000 exhibits (with 35,000 currently on display) in the Louvre Museum. These are spread over 8 curatorial departments - Egyptian Antiquities; Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities; Near Eastern Antiquities; Islamic Art; Decorative Arts; Sculpture; Paintings; Drawings and Prints. As you gaze at these works of art, you aren’t just looking at paintings but emblems of our history. Going through the galleries of The Louvre is an experience that everyone must experience once in their lifetime.

For additional tips on how to plan your time inside the Louvre, refer to our Louvre Museum tours and tickets collection.

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Your Experience

Your tickets to the Louvre Museum are perfect as they combine the benefits of a fluid redemption process with priority access that helps you save your precious time.

As soon as you book your tickets, you will receive an email confirming your Louvre tickets, followed by another email containing your tickets. On the day of your visit to the museum, simply make your way to the relevant entrance line out of the three that can be found in front of the famed glass pyramid of the museum (refer to the "My Tickets" section below). You will be able to bypass the arduous ticketing queues in your line and after a brief security check that is mandatory for every visitor, you are free to roam the halls of the Louvre.

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Know Before You Go

Please note that, as per museum rules, it is mandatory to provide us with the correct names of each individual in your party at the time of booking or you will be denied entry at the venue.

Free Entry

Entry is free for children under the age of 18 and European Union citizens under the age of 25. Please display a valid ID at the entrance of the museum for proof of age.

Time Slots

In the next step of the booking, you will have to choose the date on which you would like to visit, along with the time slot during which you will gain entry. You will be allowed to gain entry within 30 minutes of the selected time slot (for example, should you choose a 10 AM time slot, you will be allowed to gain entry up until 10:30 AM) by lining up in the yellow line meant for visitors with pre-purchased tickets for a certain time slot. Please note that these are not flexible entry tickets and should you miss the date or time of entry, you will not be able to reschedule your tickets, but you will be subject to the same entry conditions as those without tickets, i.e. you will have to line up to gain entry in the green line for visitors without pre-purchased tickets.

Open Hours

The Louvre Museum is open every day, except on Tuesday and holidays such as Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, International Workers Day (May 1) and End of the Second World War day (May 8). On Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday; the museum is open from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. On Wednesday and Friday, the museum is open from 9:00 a.m. to 9:45 p.m.

Getting There

The closest metro station to the museum and the one where our ticket redemption centre is located is the Palais-Royal–Musée du Louvre station on Line 1. If you’re travelling to the museum by bus, buses 21, 24, 27, 39, 48, 68, 69, 72, 81, 95 stop at the Pyramid.

Louvre Museum Entrance

With this pre-purchased ticket, you will have to enter through the main entrance, better known as the Pyramid entrance. Head to the pyramid and look for the yellow line with the sign “avec billet” that means “with tickets” to the left of the normal line. After a brief security check, you will be able to enter the Louvre Museum. Should you miss your time slot, you will have to line up in the green line to gain entry along with visitors without pre-purchased tickets.

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Strict Cancellation Policy

These tickets cannot be cancelled, amended or rescheduled.

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Ratings & Reviews
Out of 5
Very Good
Lydia Poole
Reviewed in September, 2018


Amanda Little-Richardson
Reviewed in September, 2018

Ease of online booking. Then when my original time was sold out, able to easily change to the next available time

Peggy Parsons
Reviewed in August, 2018

I have been to Louvre twice earlier and keep going there again, each time I am in Paris. There is so much to see in this place.

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My Tickets

How to Redeem your Tickets
You will receive an email with your Louvre Museum tickets shortly. No need to print. Display your mobile tickets main entrance.

Ticket Redemption Point
The main entrance, the Pyramid entrance, head to the pyramid and look for the yellow line with the sign “avec billet” that means “with tickets” to the left of the normal line. After a brief security check, you will be able to enter the Louvre Museum. Please note that you will only be able to gain entry through the Pyramid entrance and not the other two entrances.

The ticket is valid only for the selected date and time and cannot be cancelled or amended.

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Musée du Louvre, Paris-1ER-Arrondissement

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Tips For Exploring The Louvre

  • Wednesday and Friday are the best days to visit the museum as it stays open till longer and you can linger about the museum in peace as the crowds lessen considerably during the closing hours (9:45 p.m).
  • Try going either early in the morning or around 3 p.m. in the afternoon. You’ll never have the Louvre Museum all to yourself, but mornings and evenings will be the least crowded hours of the day.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and carry water as there is going to be a lot of walking. You can also borrow walking sticks and foldable fabric chairs from the museum centre free of cost.
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