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Hours & Admission Open every day except Tuesday

Following the terror attacks in Paris on November 13, 2015, the Musée du Louvre is strictly applying the security measures decided by the French authorities to ensure visitor safety, while remaining open as usual.

It is strongly recommended not to bring suitcases and luggage to the museum.

Only luggage not exceeding 55 x 35 x 20 cm (21.5 x 13.5 x 7.5 inches) can be accepted and must be placed in the lockers after being checked.

All visitors must comply with the security checks. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience or delay caused by the extra security checks at the entrances.

In the event of an incident, visitors must vacate the danger zone, alert our security staff and follow their instructions. Visitors may be confined or evacuated to a secure area while waiting for the police to arrive.

Beware of Pickpockets

Beware of pickpockets

Beware of pickpockets

© Musée du Louvre

Pickpockets may be present in the museum.

They operate in crowded areas while you are looking at or taking pictures of the artworks.

Please follow these rules:
• Keep your bags closed and hold them in front of you
• Do not keep your money on display
• Divide up your cash and keep it in several different inside pockets or in different compartments of your bag
• Do not put your wallet in your back pocket
• Do not follow the advice of strangers at ticket machines
• Pay attention to your bags and pockets while taking photos
• In the event of a problem, contact a security officer for assistance

Thank you for reading this prevention message.
We hope you enjoy your visit to the Louvre.

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