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Hours, Admission & Directions


To ensure optimal conditions, all visitors will be required to:

book a time slot;

- 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.

Due to current circumstances, one-way systems have been set up to control the flow of visitors throughout the museum and a number of rooms will remain closed. Download the museum map for this summer to see which parts of the museum are open.

Download the museum map for summer 2020

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