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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 now open. All visitors are required to wear a mask in the museum. Please find all of the information you need to know before visiting the museum this summer on this page.

Opening hours :
The Louvre is open every day (except Tuesday) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Closed on :
January 1, May 1, December 25
We strongly advise booking your time slot in advance online

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