Hours, Admission & Directions
To ensure optimal conditions, all visitors will be required to:
- wear a mask both inside and in the surrounding areas of the museum, including the gardens (mandatory from 11 years old);
- adhere to 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
Tickets purchased online: €17
Quick entry to the museum in less than 30 minutes
Tickets purchased at the museum: €15
Please note that tickets are valid only for the chosen service, date and time.
Once visitors leave the museum (through the Pyramid or the Porte des Lions), they will not be able to re-enter.
Tickets purchased at the museum: €7
What can I see with a ticket to the Louvre?
In addition to the Musée du Louvre collections, your ticket gives you same-day access to the temporary collections and free admission to the Musée Eugène-Delacroix within 48 hours.
Are there special rates for youth?
Yes. All visitors under the age of 18 and 18-25 year-old residents of the European Economic Area (EU, Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein) enjoy free admission to the museum year round. Additionally, on Friday evenings from 6 p.m. to 9:45 p.m., admission to the museum is free for visitors under the age of 26 regardless of country of residence.
Accepted payment methods
Due to current circumstances, only card payments will be accepted.
The Louvre is open every day (except Tuesday) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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.