- Tourist Information
- The Louvre Museum in numbers
- Louvre Museum collections
- Egyptian antiquities
- Near Eastern antiquities
- Greek, Etruscan, and Roman
- Islamic art
- Decorative arts
- My list of masterpieces at the Louvre
|Getting there||• Car: There are various underground car parks in the area. |
• Metro: Louvre – Rivoli station
|Visiting hours||Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday – 9:00 – 18:00|
Friday: 9:00 – 21:45
Tuesday – Closed
Holidays: The Louvre is closed on January 1, May 1 and December 25.
It is open on all other public holidays unless they fall on a Tuesday, the museum’s closing day.
All visitors, including those eligible for free entry, must book a time slot.
|Location||Rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France, Europe|
The Louvre Museum in numbers
The Louvre Museum in Paris owns 615 797 objects and displays 35 000 works of art.
Since 24 March 2021, 482 943 objects are accessible online.
Louvre Museum collections
The collection has over 50 000 pieces, housed in more than 20 rooms, and includes artefacts from the Nile civilizations which date from 4 000 BC to the 4th century AD. The collection includes The Gebel el-Arak Knife, The Seated Scribe, The Great Sphinx of Tanis, Akhenaten and Nefertiti.
Near Eastern antiquities
The department is divided into three geographic areas: the Levant, Mesopotamia (Iraq), and Persia (Iran). The collection includes Assyrian lamassu (Human-headed winged bull), The Statue of Ebih-Il, The Code of Hammurabi
Greek, Etruscan, and Roman
The collection includes The Winged Victory of Samothrace and the Venus de Milo.
The collection includes The Pyxis of al-Mughira, Iranian tile with bismillah, and The Baptistère de Saint Louis.
Many French sculptures are exhibited in “Cour Marly”
The works are displayed on the Richelieu Wing’s, first floor and in the Apollo Gallery.
The painting collection has more than 7500 works. The most important painting, Mona Lisa is in the “Paintings” section, in the Denon wing.
There is also a Prints and drawings collection.