The Louvre's new entrance was opened in 1989, marking the bicentennial of the French Revolution. Designed by I. M. Pei, the Pyramid's simple form and high-tech glass and metal structure are a popular new symbol for the museum, drawing visitors into the magnificent lobby beneath.
The Louvre is open every day (except Tuesday) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Free admission on the first Saturday of each month
from 6 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.