Louvre Museum Dedicated Entrance + Skip the Line Picasso Museum Tickets
The perfect experience for art lovers visiting Paris, this combo gives you priority access tickets to two iconic museums in Paris - the Louvre Museum and Picasso Museum. At the Louvre Museum, an awe-inspiring collection of art from all over the world awaits you while the Picasso Museum will allow you to get up-close with Picasso’s genius. With priority access to both the museums guaranteed, this combo experience is a must for all art lovers visiting Paris.
Louvre and Picasso Museum Highlights
- Get priority access to the two popular museums in Paris - the Louvre and Picasso Museum.
- Explore both the museums at your own pace and discover some of the most fascinating works of art ever made - from Renaissance classics to paintings by Picasso that gave birth to new schools of art.
- The exhibition at the Picasso Museum forms the biggest collection of works of art from Picasso, the greatest artist of the twentieth century.
- The Louvre is the largest art museum in the world and home to over 380,000 artifacts; right from our prehistoric days to today.
- Tickets to the Louvre Museum are valid for up to a year from the date of purchase.
Why You Shouldn’t Miss This
The Louvre Museum needs no introduction. It is the largest art museum in the world and is home to over 380,000 artifacts. Of these, around 35,000 objets d’ art are on display in 8 curatorial departments - Egyptian Antiquities; Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities; Near Eastern Antiquities; Islamic Art; Decorative Arts; Sculpture; Paintings; Drawings and Prints. You don’t need to be an art or history fanatic to enjoy the collections of the Louvre Museum. Going through the galleries of The Louvre is an experience that everyone must experience once in their lifetime.
The Picasso Museum in Paris occupies the stately Hotel Salé in the historic Marais district and is home to the most comprehensive collection of works created by Pablo Picasso. Consisting of paintings, sketches, studies, sculptures, drafts, notebooks, photographs, illustrated books and films and documents that showcase the artist’s creative process; the Picasso museum has over 5,000 works and tens of thousands of archived pieces in its collection. Visiting the Picasso Museum will take you on a journey as you witness his genius and trace his creative process as well.
Your tickets to the Louvre Museum are perfect as they combine the benefits of a fluid redemption process, skip the line access and a flexibility that allows you to visit the Louvre anytime you like for up to a year from the date of purchase. As soon as you book your tickets, you will receive an email voucher confirming your Louvre tickets. On the day you would like to visit the museum, simply head to the redemption center that is located across the street from the Louvre and display your voucher to receive your priority access tickets. Once you have the ticket, make your way to the to the entrance and head straight to the security check. You will be able to bypass the arduous queue and after a brief security check that is mandatory for every visitor, you are free to roam the halls of the Louvre.
Your ticket to the Picasso Museum will give you priority access to the museum, allowing you to bypass the long ticket lines with ease. On the selected day, head to the museum on Rue de Thorigny in the Marais district and display the tickets on your mobile to get seamlessly entry into the museum. Once inside the museum, you are free to explore the museum at your will. The collections on the ground level focus on Picasso’s masterpieces and provide a key to understanding his creativity. Hundreds of paintings, sculptures, ceramics, and posters make up this collection. The exhibition on the second level consists of a selection of work that the artist created and kept for himself. The third and final level is made up of masterpieces by Picasso and his contemporaries such as Matisse and Miró, as well as some old masters he admired.
Know Before You Go
When to Visit
The Louvre Museum is open every day, except on Tuesday and holidays such as Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, and International Workers Day (May 1). On Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday; the museum is open from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. On Wednesday and Friday, the museum is open from 9:00 AM to 9:45 PM.
The Picasso Museum is open from Tuesday to Friday from 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM. On Saturdays and Sundays, the museum is open from 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM. The Picasso Museum remains closed on Mondays, December 25, January 1 and May 1.
The closest metro station to the Louvre Museum is the Palais-Royal–Musée du Louvre station on Line 1. If you’re traveling to the museum by bus, buses 21, 24, 27, 39, 48, 68, 69, 72, 81, 95 stop at the Pyramid.
To get to the Picasso Museum, you can take either the metro or the bus. You can reach the museum by taking Line 1 of the metro to Saint-Paul; Line 8 of St. Sebastien-Froissart or Chemin Vert stations. By bus, the Picasso Museum can be reached by buses on line 20, 29, 65, 75, 69 or 96.
How to Redeem Your Tickets
You will receive an email with your priority access Picasso Museum tickets in a few minutes. At the museum, please display the same on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID.
• You will receive an email with your Louvre voucher in a few minutes. Display your voucher on your mobile phone at the redemption center (Newspaper Stand at Marionnaud, 1 Place du Palais Royal) and receive your physical tickets for the Louvre Museum.
• Once you have the tickets, you can head to any of the Louvre’s 3 entrances. The closest entrance is the Richelieu Passage entrance, located 20 meters from the newsstand.
• The other entrance you can take is the Carrousel du Louvre entrance, an underground shopping mall that leads to the Louvre. Its access is next to Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel.
• If you wish to enter from the main entrance, the Pyramid entrance, then head to the pyramid and look for 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.
• Note: If you are visiting on a Sunday, then the redemption center is located at the PARISCityVISION office located at 2, Rue des Pyramides.
• A detailed look into the location of the redemption point and the three entrances of the Louvre can be found here.
Musée National Picasso, 5 Rue de Thorigny, 75003 Paris, Paris