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A museum accessible to all

Getting to the Louvre

We strongly advise all visitors to book a time slot in advance at to guarantee their admission to the museum in case of overcrowding.
Entry to the museum is free for disabled visitors and the person accompanying them. Supporting documents required.

Disabled visitors and the person accompanying them are granted priority access (without queuing) at the reception area and museum entrances.

By bus

Bus 21, 24, 27, 39, 48, 67, 68, 69, 72, 81, 85, 95
All buses are equipped to accommodate passengers with reduced mobility.

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By metro

Line 1 and 7 (Palais-Royal / Musée du Louvre)
Line 14 (Pyramides)

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By car

A drop-off area is located at Place du Carrousel, near the 39, 68 and 95 bus stops.

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If you come by car, parking spaces are reserved for people with disabilities.
The underground car park in the Carousel du Louvre shopping centre is open from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
The entrance to the car park is located at 1 avenue du Général-Lemonnier 75001 Paris.
To see if you are eligible for reduced rates in this car park, enquire at the visitor 'Assistance' area located beneath the Pyramid. Your parking ticket must be stamped to benefit from reduced rates.
For more information on Indigo car parks: +33(0)1 53 45 22 70 or

When you arrive

Access the museum via the Pyramid.
An escalator or lift (the ‘tube’) will take you down to the reception area.

During your visit

Information desk

You will find useful materials for visiting the museum at the information desk beneath the Pyramid: museum maps and practical information, weekly schedule of room closures, themed visits for children and/or adults.  
Please note: on the day of your visit, certain rooms of the museum may be closed. For more information, see the Schedule of Room Closures or speak with an agent at the information desk.

Visitor 'Assistance' Area

Folding chairs, wheelchairs, assistive listening devices and other equipment are available to make your visit a pleasant experience.


For your comfort, lockers are available beneath the Pyramid to leave your personal belongings in a secured place. Items placed in the lockers must be removed the same day. Visitors are responsible for any valuables left in the lockers.

Loan of equipment

Aware that a museum visit can be tiring, we make self-service multifunctional rolling chairs available to you in the museum rooms. You can use them for sitting or leaning, transporting children or carrying your personal belongings.
Contact us at before your visit for more information. 

Recommended trails for optimal visiting conditions

The Louvre is committed to welcoming all visitors and helping people discover the collections in the best possible conditions. This pamphlet, based on crowd levels observed during normal museum attendance, will help you locate quieter rooms near benches, restrooms and lifts.

Recommended rooms (in French)

Espaces conseillés : confort

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Public accessibility register

In accordance with legal obligations, all visitors to the Louvre have access to a public accessibility register. The register is available upon request at the visitor 'Assistance' area, located beneath the Pyramid. It contains information about the degree of accessibility at the Louvre and the services the museum provides.

Registre public d'accessibilité simplifié

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Helpful tips

Information for disabled visitors

Telephone: +33 (0)1 40 20 59 90

Practical information

Telephone: +33 (0)1 40 20 53 17
(during museum opening hours)