Hours & Admission Open every day except Tuesday
Following the terror attacks in Paris on November 13, 2015, the Louvre is strictly applying the security measures decided by the French authorities to ensure the safety of our visitors.
It is strongly recommanded not to bring suitcases and luggage to the museum. Only luggage not exceeding 55 cm x 35 cm x 20 cm will be accepted. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience and delay which may be caused by the extra security checks at the entrance.
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.
The rooms of the eight departments of the Musée du Louvre are open every day except Tuesday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (9:45 p.m. on Wednesday and Friday late-night openings).
Due to the breadth of its collections and transfers of artworks, the museum cannot maintain all of its rooms open every day. The schedule of room closures (see download document to the right) indicates which rooms are open and closed until March 31, 2016.
Each "Notice" section gives the detailed list of rooms currently closed for renovation.
Some storage rooms are also closed as part of our collections care program.
Near Eastern Antiquities
Antiquités orientales, salle B, Levant : Syrie côtière, Ougarit et Byblos
© 2003 Musée du Louvre / Angèle Dequier
Room 5: closed.
Département des Arts de l'Islam, vue des vitrines du rez-de-cour
© 2013 Musée du Louvre / Hervé Lewandowski
The East Mediterranean in the Roman Empire
Orient méditerranéen dans l'Empire romain, aile Denon, entresol, salle 3 b
© 2012 Musée du Louvre / Olivier Ouadah
Rooms 2 to 3a and 5 to 9: closed on Wednesdays.
Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities
Aile Denon, salle B, Galerie Daru
© 2010 Musée du Louvre / Angèle Dequier
Rooms 39 to 44 (Galerie Campana): closed on Thursdays.
Rooms 45 to 47: closed.
Please use the Denon entrance to gain access to the collection between January 26 and April 12, 2016.
Antiquités Egyptiennes, salle 12
© 2008 Musée du Louvre / Angèle Dequier
Rooms 1 and 2 (Coptic Egypt): closed on Wednesdays.
Please use the Richelieu and Denon entrances to gain access to the collection between January 26 and April 12, 2016.
Richelieu, 1e étage. Moyen Age
© 2009 Musée du Louvre / Stéphane Olivier
Rooms 8 to 20 (Renaissance): closed on Thursdays and Friday nights.
Rooms 27 to 32 (17th century): closed on Thursdays and Friday nights.
Rooms 75 to 81 (Bourbon Restoration-July Monarchy): closed on Mondays and Thursdays, as well as on Wednesdays and Friday nights.
Room 94: closed.
Paintings, Prints, and Drawings
Grande Galerie, aile Denon
© Musée du Louvre, dist. RMN / Franck Bohbot
Rooms 4 to 16 (Netherlands, Germany): closed on Mondays and Friday nights.
Rooms A to F (Flanders, Holland, Scandinavia, and Russia): closed on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Friday nights.
Rooms 21 to 39 (Flanders, Holland, Scandinavia, and Russia): closed on Thursdays.
Rooms 15 to 25 and 27 to 31 (Spain, Italy 17th-18th centuries): closed on Wednesday nights, Thursdays, and Fridays.
Rooms 25 to 32 (French paintings, 17th–18th centuries): closed until autumn 2016.
Rooms 33 to 59 (French paintings, 17th–18th centuries): closed on Fridays.
A selection of 17th-century French paintings are temporarily on display in rooms 17 to 24.
Room A (Carlos de Beistegui Donation): closed from March 8 to July 6, 2016. The collection is on display in the Salle des Sept-Cheminées (room 74).
Rooms 6 to 16 (Northern Europe) and 9 to 10 (French paintings): closed from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on April 21, 2016.
Rooms 17 to 39 and A to F (Northern Europe): closed from April 4, 2016 to February 17, 2017.
© 2012 Musée du Louvre / Antoine Mongodin
Arts and Civilizations of Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas
Salle des Arts d'Afrique, d'Asie, d'Océanie et des Amériques
© 2008 Musée du Louvre / Cécile Dégremont
Rooms 1 to 8: closed on Fridays.
Musée Eugène Delacroix
Musée Delacroix : l'atelier, vue intérieure
© 2009 Musée du Louvre / Angèle Dequier
Open every day (except Tuesday) from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Louvre Médiéval © 2010 Musée du Louvre / Antoine Mongodin
© Musée du Louvre
Medieval Louvre (moat, keep, Salle Saint-Louis, and Saint-Louis Crypt): closed until April 12, 2016.
Keep, Salle Saint-Louis, and Saint-Louis Crypt: closed until July 6, 2016.
People with disabilities:
Elevator I: unavailable from January 26, 2016 onwards.
Elevator J: unavailable until April 12, 2016.
Elevator G: unavailable from May 5 to June 5, 2016.
Elevator H: please contact +33 (0)1 40 20 53 17.
The Louvre is open every day (except Tuesday) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.