Hours & Admission Open every day except Tuesday
Monday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday: from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday, Friday: from 9 a.m. to 9:45 p.m.
Closed on Tuesdays
Rooms begin closing 30 minutes before museum closing time.
Notice: On November 11, 2015, the museum will close at 6 p.m.
Admission on Sunday
From October to March: access to the permanent collections is free for all visitors on the first Sunday of each month.
From April to September: no free admission on the first Sunday of each month.
Entrances to the museum
- Pyramid and Galerie du Carrousel entrances: open every day (except Tuesday) from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays; and from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays.
- Passage Richelieu entrance: open every day (except Tuesday) from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays)
- Porte des Lions entrance: this entrance may be closed for technical reasons. Please contact us the day before your visit at +33 (0)1 40 20 53 17.
Opening of the museum on French public holidays
|Public holidays in 2015||Museum open from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.||Museum closed|
|April 5, 2015 (Easter Sunday)||X|
|April 6, 2015 (Easter Monday)||X|
|May 1, 2015||X|
|May 8, 2015||X|
|May 14, 2015||X|
|May 24, 2015 (Pentecost)||X|
|May 25, 2015 (Pentecost Monday)||X|
|July 14, 2015 (Bastille Day)||X|
|August 15, 2015||X|
|November 1, 2015 (All Saints' Day)||X|
|November 11, 2015||X|
|December 25, 2015||X|
The Louvre is open every day (except Tuesday) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.