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Hours, Admission & Directions

In line with the measures taken by the government to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Musée du Louvre and Musée National Eugène Delacroix are closed until further notice.

All those who have purchased a ticket for this period will automatically receive a refund—no action is required.

Thank you for your understanding.

The Tuileries and Carrousel gardens remain open.

Due to current circumstances, one-way systems have been set up to control the flow of visitors throughout the museum. Download the museum map to see which parts of the museum are open.

Download the museum map that will be in use as of October 1, 2020

Please note:
- The Department of Islamic Art will be closed from October 12–16, 2020.
- The Cour du Sphinx (room 419) in the Department of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities will be closed from October 14–19, 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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