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Our dedicated area for tourism and social sector professionals, works committee organisers, and special needs workers provides all the information you need to maintain and develop your links with the Louvre.

A visit to the Louvre is an unforgettable experience.

Welcome to our dedicated space for tourism professionals. 
Send any requests for information to us at info.tourisme@louvre.fr or contact us by phone at +33 (0)1 40 20 56 64

The Mona Lisa Temporarily on Display in the Galerie Médicis

To ensure the smooth progress of renovations in the Salle des États and maintain optimal visiting conditions, the Musée du Louvre has decided to temporarily transfer the Mona Lisa to the Galerie Médicis (room 801, level 2, Richelieu wing). The painting will remain there from July 17 until work in the Salle des États is completed mid-October 2019. Further information here.

"Leonardo da Vinci" exhibition

October 24, 2019–February 24, 2020

To ensure optimal visiting conditions for this much-awaited event, visitors will be required to make a reservation for a specific time slot. 
This shall apply to all visitors, including those entitled to free admission.
Group and individual bookings will be available from June 18, 2019 at www.ticketlouvre.fr

Visiting as a group

Visiter le Louvre en groupe - 204 * 128 px

Visiter le Louvre en groupe - 204 * 128 px

© Musée du Louvre

Reservation guidelines

All supervised groups of 7 to 25 people must purchase tickets and pay a reservation fee to reserve a time slot.

See the section on Practical Information for Groups & Schools.

Please adhere to the dates indicated on the website’s reservation schedule.

Payment for supervised group time slot bookings is to be made when the order is placed online.

To book a tour with an official guide, call +33 (0)1 40 20 51 77

Museum entrances
- Passage Richelieu (self-guided groups and membership cardholders)
- Carrousel du Louvre—towards the parking garage, the shopping center at 101 Rue de Rivoli, or the Metro (self-guided groups)
- The Pyramid.

Leaders of supervised groups must present their confirmation ticket at the Group Reception Area under the Pyramid to validate their reservation.

Individual visitors

Purchase tickets online (a maximum of 6 at €17 per ticket)

Welcome to the Louvre tour (Museum Highlights in English):
Discover the Louvre of the Middle Ages, as well as masterpieces like the Mona Lisa, the Winged Victory of Samothrace and the Venus de Milo on this one-and-a-half-hour tour through the rooms and history of this palace-museum.
Every day except Tuesdays and public holidays:
- Every day: at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m (and 4 p.m. during school holidays).
- Wednesdays and Fridays: 5 p.m. and 6 p.m, only during school holidays.
Book your guided tour when you purchase your museum tickets online, or at the museum’s Group Reception Area under the Pyramid.

My Visit to the Louvre:

Mobile app available on the App store and Google Play (French/English/Spanish/German/Italian/Korean/Japanese).

Free admission to the museum from 6 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. every first Saturday of the month (Denon and Sully wings).
Admission on Sunday night is no longer free.

Events and exhibitions calendar
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Full calendar

Practical information

Reservations for group visits start three months prior to the beginning of each quarter.
By phone, mail, or fax.

Groups with their own guides
Tel.: +33 (0)1 40 20 57 60
Fax: +33 (0)1 40 20 58 24

Guided tours with one of the museum's official guides
Tel.: +33 (0)1 40 20 51 77
Fax: +33 (0)1 40 20 84 58

Musée du Louvre
Service vente et réservations à distance
Direction accueil surveillance vente
78078 Paris Cedex 01

Visitors with special needs
+33 (0)1 40 20 59 90 (answering machine)
Email: handicap@louvre.fr
Fax: +33 (0)1 40 20 68 13

On the day of your visit, please go to the Group Reception Area with your booking confirmation.