Trip Planner:   Europe  /  France  /  Ile-de-France  /  Paris  /  Louvre Museum

Louvre Museum, Paris

4.6
#1 of 2,927 in Museums in France
With an impressive collection of 30,000 pieces, it's nearly impossible to see all of Louvre Museum. The three "Great Ladies,” Venus de Milo, Winged Victory of Samothrace, and Mona Lisa, may be the museum’s most well-known attractions. The Michelangelo gallery is just one of 30-plus galleries, each with a theme, such as bronze. Masterpieces aren't the only pieces that stand out. Religious artifacts include a fragment of the Egyptian Book of the Dead on papyrus. Even more impressive is the Code of Hammurabi from the Mesopotamian civilization. English-language tours are available on several days, but you need advance registration. Join a city museum tour or order tickets in advance so you won't wait in a long line to gain entry. Put Louvre Museum into our Paris online tour itinerary builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Paris.
Improve this listing »
Create an itinerary including Louvre Museum
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Louvre Museum Tours
View more tours
Louvre Museum Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
90,568 reviews
Google
4.7
TripAdvisor
  • Hello today were in the louvrw. It is spectacular but ourselves can we impediments. It is not normal to pull front dr the monalisa 20minutes come photos photos photos (over all Chinese). It is clear that we all want to see everyone and get photos. But missing in civilized people get some pipes and spend the day in front of the works. It's impossible. We are more attentive to how come the pictures of what we actually have before us.
    View original
  • We arrive without entry, did a row as 1 hour, the entries have cost 15 euros and 5 audio guide (if you want to pay). If you doubt the Venus de Milo must be seen, Eros and psyche also. And we all come to the Museum or at least that more costs to take photos la Gioconda!
    View original
  • This is a must on your stay in Paris. Couple of tips to make the day as nice as possible: 1. Get the skip the line ticket. Seriously. 2. Grab a guide book to use as you take the museum at your own pac...  more »
Google
  • This museum is stunning inside and out! Amazing works of art and a must once in a lifetime experience. Highly recommend!! The line to go though security at the main entrance moved quickly as it took us less than ten minutes. I purchased the audio guide and it was great for mapping out the must sees and getting background information on highlighted artwork. I recommend the audio guide because you can always sit on a bench and listen to the commentary or walk around. The food inside is expensive but that is too be expected. Their gift shops are well stocked with lots of options. Purchased a Paris pop up book in English as a gift and it was definitely worth the price!
  • This place was one of the places that I thought would give touch of the history and goosebumps to the people .. there’s only fewer words in dictionary to describe this Breathtaking and beautiful - as a lover of art and history was definitely not disappointed with my visit. Managed to spend the whole day there without even noticing. So much to see, and experience. You truly cannot fully see and experience all in only one day. I loved the audio visual aids and guided tours. One of my many highlights was witnessing an artist paint a beautiful piece. My only disappointment was the closure announcement and having to leave. Will definitely return again and again.
  • I have always wanted to visit it...and I did, at last! In short, it is amazing! Multiple cultural and historical masterpieces are stored here. The museum building, interior decoration and stuffs are very nice and helpful. But It would have been nice if they start children entry restrictions in the rooms, containing naked sculptures and paintings. Otherwise everything is fine, one must pay a visit to it. Entry ticket price is 15€. They have discounts for disabled persons and below 18s...
  • This museum is stunning inside and out! Amazing works of art and a must once in a lifetime experience. Highly recommend!! The line to go though security at the main entrance moved quickly as it took us less than ten minutes. I purchased the audio guide and it was great for mapping out the must sees and getting background information on highlighted artwork. I recommend the audio guide because you can always sit on a bench and listen to the commentary or walk around gps need working!
  • Outstanding experience. You cannot help being blown away by the views, history and sheer scale. An absolute must see in Paris. Don’t drive by, walk around, explore and soak up the grandeur. Book your ticket in advance and cut the waiting time to access and get into the Louvre. Download the app and have a plan in advance. Follow the crowd to the main attractions but decide in advance what exactly most interests you and go there and you find far less people and crowd than the main attractions. Dress lightly as it gets hot and stuff in some areas, even if it is raining. Take water with you to drink too or you have to exit to get to the cafes and places to eat. Use the outside landmarks to help you navigate, such as keeping the pyramid on your left/right, or you may find you walk around in circles. Don’t forget to wander around the outside too and take in all the sights. There are audio tours available or just download the full audio on the app. You can exit via the shopping Centre directly into the gardens and head to the Carousel too.
Places to stay near Louvre Museum

Plan your trip to Paris

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans to Louvre Museum by other users

3 days in Paris BY A USER FROM GERMANY December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in New York City & Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, romantic, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Paris, Nantes & Amsterdam BY A USER FROM LEBANON December, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 20 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, beaches, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Paris BY A USER FROM UKRAINE April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Paris BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Paris BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in Europe SEE PLAN December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Paris BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Paris BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 30 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans