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Room Grande Galerie, Italy

Denon wing - 1st floor - Room 710, 712, 716 - Grande Galerie

French painting

Built between 1595 and 1610, this gallery originally connected the Louvre to the Tuileries palace. The engaged columns along the sides were added during the Empire by Percier and Fontaine. Shortened by a third during the Second Empire, the gallery now houses collections of Italian painting.

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.
Free admission on the first Saturday of each month
from 6 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.
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

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