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 Pyramid and head to the Group Reception Area 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.
Official guides are available to conduct tours in French, English, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and French Sign Language.
Duration: 1 hr 30 mins
Days and times
Tours run every day of the week except Tuesdays.
- Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 8:15 p.m.
- Monday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (no groups allowed on Saturday night openings)
|Planned date of visit||Reservation to be made as of|
|June, July, August, or September 2019||May 7, 2019|
|October or November 2019||September 10, 2019|
|December 2019, January or February 2020||November 5, 2019|
|March, April, or May 2020||January 28, 2020|
|June, July, August, or September 2020||May 5, 2020|
To make a reservation
- Call +33 (0)1 40 20 51 77
From 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, except public holidays
- Send an email to
Attach the duly completed PDF form.
You will receive your confirmation by email, which you must print at home and present at the Group Reception Area.
- Send a request by mail to:
Musée du Louvre
Direction de l'Accueil du Public et de la Surveillance
Service Vente Réservation à Distance
Groupes avec leurs conférenciers
75058 Paris Cedex 01
Any request sent without the duly completed form shall not be processed.
The Louvre is open every day (except Tuesday) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.