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The Louvre Audio Guide In partnership with Nintendo

The Louvre audio guide on Nintendo console offers a selection of over 600 commentaries recorded in the museum. In lively and informal on-the-spot interviews, curators and official guides share their expert knowledge of the palace and its artworks.

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Something for everyone

Audioguide Louvre New Nintendo 3DS - Fonctionnalités

Audioguide Louvre New Nintendo 3DS - Fonctionnalités

© 2019 Musée du Louvre / Antoine Mongodin

With over 600 commentaries, you can tailor your tour to focus on the artworks that interest you.

Head wherever you please and select the pieces you want to know more about on the console.

The audio guide is available in 7 languages: English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Japanese, and Korean.

Know exactly where you are in the museum

Audioguide Louvre New Nintendo 3DS - Navigation

Audioguide Louvre New Nintendo 3DS - Navigation

© 2019 Musée du Louvre / Antoine Mongodin

Your position will be indicated on the screen of the console. You can zoom in and out, check which level you are on, and see which part of the museum you are in.

If you decide to listen to one of the tours, you will also be shown directions on the console screen.

Rent an audio guide ahead of your visit

You can book an audio guide in advance from our online ticketing service.

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Rent an audio guide in the museum

You can rent a Louvre audio guide from the museum’s ticket windows and automatic machines.

Collecting audio guides

Take your audio guide ticket to one of the four distribution counters: Group Reception Area under the Pyramid; top of the escalators leading to each of the three main entrances to the collections (Denon, Sully, and Richelieu).
You will be asked to leave proof of ID (ID card, passport, etc.) as a deposit.

Practical information

Louvre–Nintendo Audio Guide

Rental from the museum’s ticket windows and ticket machines.

Guides issued at 4 counters: at the Group Reception Area and at the Denon, Sully, and Richelieu entrances.

Price per audio guide: €5

The Nintendo consoles at the Louvre are not compatible with game cards and cannot be used outside the museum.

 

 

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