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Hours, Admission & Directions


The Musée du Louvre, the Carrousel and the Tuileries gardens are now open. To ensure optimal conditions, all visitors will be required to book a time slot (online ticketing service available as of June 15, 2020) and wear a mask in the museum. We will also be applying the safety and social distancing measures recommended for public spaces.

Find all the information you need to know before visiting the museum this summer on this page.

Musée du Louvre opening hours

Monday: 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Tuesday: Closed.
Wednesday: 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m.–6 p.m. 
Saturday: 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m.–6 p.m.

Rooms begin closing at 5:30 p.m.


You can see how busy the museum is by downloading the application "Affluences".


Tuileries Garden opening hours:

Daily, from 7 a.m.–11 p.m.

Musée Eugène-Delacroix opening hours:

Monday: 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m
Tuesday: Closed.
Wednesday: 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. (until 9 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month)
Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Sunday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Last admission is at 5 p.m.

Musée Eugène-Delacroix website

Opening of the museum on French public holidays:

Museum open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.*:

- April 12, 2020 (Easter Sunday)
- April 13, 2020 (Easter Monday)
- May 21, 2020 (Ascension Day)
- May 31, 2020 (Pentecost)
- June 1, 2020 (Pentecost Monday)
- August 15, 2020
- November 1, 2020 (All Saints' Day)

*Rooms begin closing at 5:30 p.m.

Museum open from 9 a.m. to 9:45 p.m.**:

- May 8, 2020

**Rooms begin closing at 9:30 p.m.

Museum closed:

- January 1, 2020
- May 1, 2020
- July 14, 2020
- December 25, 2020

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

For your safety

All visitors must comply with security checks. The Musée du Louvre thanks its visitors in advance for their understanding and cooperation in this matter. Large suitcases and bags are prohibited. 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.

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