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Visitor Tips

With your comfort in mind, the Musée du Louvre offers a host of services to guarantee a quality visit.

A reception team at the main information desk located below the Pyramid is available to inform and advise you on museum news, services and operations.

Loan of Equipment

Walking sticks, strollers, and wheelchairs are available free of charge to visitors who may have difficulty getting around the museum.
Equipment is generally loaned in exchange for a piece of ID (or, in the case of folding chairs, on presentation of a Louvre copyist's card). Loaned equipment may not be taken out of the museum.

Cloakrooms and luggage rooms

The Musée du Louvre attaches great importance to visitor services and comfort. In that sense, we are constantly striving to improve and develop our facilities as often as required and as swiftly as possible.

As available space permits, visitors may store some of their personal effects in dedicated areas located beneath the Pyramid: Cloakroom and Luggage Room.

PLEASE NOTE: Starting 1st July 2014, any items that exceed cabin baggage dimensions (55 cm x 35 cm x 25 cm) will no longer be accepted.
For this reason, we recommend that you avoid bringing bulky suitcases or bags with you to the museum.

Article 15 of the Visitor Regulations: “Cloakrooms and luggage rooms are made freely available to visitors for storing personal effects and notably clothing, walking sticks, umbrellas, and bags and luggage that do not exceed 55 cm x 35 cm x 25 cm – pockets, wheels, and handles included. Cloakrooms and luggage rooms are strictly reserved for visitors to the museum (permanent collections or temporary exhibitions) and auditorium spectators.”

Items may be deposited free of charge upon presentation of an admission ticket or justification of access to the museum. All items deposited must be collected the same day. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the museum for information prior to your arrival: +33 (0)1 40 20 53 17.

Other Amenities

First aid room
The first aid room is located on the Richelieu Mezzanine. It is open every day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and until 10 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays.
Pay phones
There are twelve pay phones located beneath the escalators leading to the Denon, Sully, and Richelieu wings. One of them (beneath the Sully escalators) is intended for use by disabled visitors.
Post office
Stamps (for mailing or collecting) are available here, and visitors may also send letters and packages. The post office also has two cash dispensers. No bank transactions involving postal accounts can be done at this branch.
Underground parking garage
The parking area is open every day from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., and is accessible from the avenue du Général Lemonnier. It has spaces for 620 cars and 75 coaches. Various types of tickets are available.

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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