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Study & Research

One of the Louvre's main missions is to insure the study of its collections. All the research projects relate to the artworks and/or the museum's program.

Here are some databases and resources that may be of particular use to you.


Find the Louvre's artworks and more in a single click.

Research centers within the curatorial departments

Each curatorial department at the Louvre manages its own documentation. Find out more about the resources available and about the access conditions to our different research centers, including the one at the Musée Eugène-Delacroix.

The Dominique-Vivant Denon Research Center

A new research facility available to museum professionals, researchers and anyone interested in the history of the Louvre and of museums.

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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