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Groups & Schools General conditions for group visits

All group visits to the museum must be booked in advance. This enables us to schedule groups throughout the day, thereby avoiding overcrowding. Groups of up to 25 are admitted (20 for the Department of Decorative Arts and temporary exhibitions).

You can visit the Louvre as a self-guided group, organizing your tour as you see fit.
Or
You can follow a guided tour with one of the museum's official guides.

Groups at the Louvre are comprised of 7 to 25 visitors.
Groups are charged a flat rate.

Flat rates for groups

Flat rates are based on the number of visitors in your group:
- 7 to 10 visitors
- 11 to 15 visitors
- 16 to 20 visitors
- 21 to 25 visitors.
The accompanying tour guide approved by the Ministry of Tourism or Culture is not included in the visitor count for the group.

Visitors entitled to free admission or museum members who are part of a group of 25 people maximum are not included in the calculation for the flat rate, upon presentation of valid proof.
See the list of visitor categories entitled to free admission.

Self-guided group rates
(as of September 1, 2012, rates subject to change)

Reservations are required for visits as an independent group.

Free admission
Reservations are free for:
- School groups
- Groups of Louvre Jeunes cardholders
- Groups of students residing in the European Economic Area (EEA)
- Groups of teachers in training
- Groups of visitors with special needs
- Groups of job seekers, recipients of income support
- Groups visiting the Musée Delacroix

Groups of adults entitled to free admission or museum members
Reservation fee: €45
See the list of visitor categories entitled to free admission.

Other groups of adults
Flat rate based on the following table:
The flat rate includes the reservation fee and admission to the museum.

Permanent collections Flat rate for 10 visitors
(group of 7 to 10 maximum)
Flat rate for 15 visitors
(group of 11 to 15 maximum)  
Flat rate for 20 visitors
(group of 16 to 20 maximum)   
 
Flat rate for 25 visitors
(group of 21 to 25 maximum)
Full rate €150 * / €165 ** €200* / €225** €250* / €285** €300* / €345**
Student rate (non-EEA and students over 26 in the EEA) €45* / €50** €67 / €75** €90* / €100** €112* / 125**

* Rates for a visit taking place before June 30, 2013
** Rates for a visit taking place after June 30, 2013
as of March 2013; subject to change without prior notice.

 

Temporary exhibitions Flat rate for 10 visitors
(group of 7 to 10 maximum)
Flat rate for 15 visitors
(group of 11 to 15 maximum)
Flat rate for 20 visitors
(group of 16 to 20 maximum)
Full rate €160* / €175** €215* / €240** €270 * / €300**

* Rates for a visit taking place before June 30, 2013
** Rates for a visit taking place after June 30, 2013
as of March 2013; subject to change without prior notice.

Group rates for tours with one of the museum's official guides
(* as of April 1, 2014, rates subject to change)

Groups of visitors entitled to free admission or museum members
See the list of visitor categories entitled to free admission.

Guided tours (as from April 1, 2014, see rates below for the Louvre Masterpieces introductory tour) and architectural tours
- Full rate: €160/€175*
- Reduced rate (Louvre Youth card holders, etc.): €85/€100*
- Youth rate (school groups): €55/€65*
- Solidarity rate (groups with special needs, income support recipients): €40/€45*

Louvre Masterpieces introductory tour (as of April 1, 2014)
- Full rate: €200*
- Reduced rate (Louvre Youth card holders, etc.): €120*
- Youth rate (school groups): €65*
- Solidarity rate (groups with special needs, income support recipients): €45*

Workshop

-  Full rate: €180/€205*
-  Reduced rate (Louvre Youth card holders, etc.): €85/€110*
-  Youth rate (school groups): €55/€70*
-  Solidarity rate (groups with special needs, income support recipients): €40/€50*

* Rates as of April 1, 2014; subject to change without prior notice

Other groups
Flat rate based on the following table:
The flat rate includes a service (workshop, visit, themed tour, etc.) and admission to the museum.

  Flat rate for 10 visitors
(group of 7 to 10 maximum)
Flat rate for 15 visitors
(group of 11 to 15 maximum)
Flat rate for 20 visitors
(group of 16 to 20 maximum)
Flat rate for 25 visitors
(group of 21 to 25 maximum)
Permanent collections* €265/€300* €320/€365* €375/€430* €430/€490*
Temporary exhibitions* €275/€315* €335/€385* €395/€455* ---

*Rates as of April 1, 2014; subject to change without prior notice

VIP visit
VIP visit: €600
1.5-hour visit for a group of 15 maximum.
This service also includes VIP reception.
 

Practical information

The Louvre is open every day (except Tuesday) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Night opening until 9:45 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays
 
Closed on the following holidays: January 1, May 1, December 25
 
Musée du Louvre, 75058 Paris - France
Métro: Palais-Royal Musée du Louvre (lines 1 and 7)
Tel.: +33 (0)1 40 20 53 17
 

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