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Groups & Schools General conditions for group visits

All group visits to the museum must be booked in advance for a specific time slot. Groups of 7 up to a maximum of 25 persons are admitted. There are two options for visiting the museum as a group:

1) Self-guided visit: a group accompanied by their own teacher, leader, or guide
2) Tour with an official Louvre guide

Prior to visiting, please check the schedule of room closures.


Via the Porte des Lions group reception area (map) if you are:
- a guide wishing to complete the necessary formalities
- a group with an official Louvre guide

Groups with their own guides can access the museum via the Passage Richelieu or Galerie du Carrousel entrances.

Groups with disabled visitors have priority access to the museum via the Pyramid entrance. Please note that the lift under the Pyramid is not currently able to accommodate motorized wheelchairs but our staff will be happy to assist.
You can call +33 (0)1 40 20 53 17 on the day of your visit for further information.

The Musée Eugène-Delacroix is located at 6 rue Furstenberg, Paris
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Reservation is obligatory for group visits to the museum. Groups are limited to a maximum of 20 persons (one full class for school groups). 

Self-guided visits

Permission to speak publicly in the museum must be acquired prior to doing so and is granted upon presentation of a professional card. Only curators, teachers with their pupils, and guides who hold a professional card issued by the French Ministry of Tourism or Ministry of Culture shall be granted authorization.

To make a reservation:
Call +33 (0)1 44 41 86 50
From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday
Free reservation with the museum admission tickets (€7 pp)

Tours with an official guide

Official guides are available to conduct tours in French, English, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and French Sign Language.

To make a reservation:

- Call +33 (0)1 40 20 51 77
From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday
- Send an email to visites-reservations@louvre.fr
Attach the duly completed form
You will receive your confirmation by email, which you must print at home.
- Send the printed and duly completed form to
Musée du Louvre
Direction de l'Accueil du Public et de la  Surveillance
Service Vente et Réservation à Distance
Activités avec conférenciers
75058 Paris cedex 01

Any request sent without the duly completed form shall not be processed.


- Full rate: €110 + individual admission tickets (€7 pp)
- Reduced rate: €35 (members, youths, practicing teachers, visitors with disabilities, people on income support)
Click here to check the list of persons entitled to free admission.

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