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Visitors with developmental and learning disabilities

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.
For more information send a request via this form.

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.

Ma venue au Louvre en bus

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By metro

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


Ma venue au Louvre en métro

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By car

If you come by car, parking spaces are reserved for people with disabilities.

Ma venue au Louvre en voiture

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Adapted routes for self-guided visits

The Louvre has chosen lighting that offers the best possible conditions for all visitors.  This brochure will help you locate areas with natural light or optimal artificial lighting.

Recommended rooms with good lighting (in French)

Espaces conseillés : luminosité

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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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The Louvre also recommends adapted routes:

  • the origins of the Louvre: the medieval Louvre;
  • the Khorsabad courtyard.

Dedicated services

For information about services for visitors with special needs, enquire at the Help Desk beneath the Pyramid.

Folding chairs and SensoryBags (kits containing material for people with sensory impairments: noise-cancelling headphones, eye bands, etc.) are available free of charge. Material is available in exchange for a piece of ID. Lent material must not leave the Louvre.

Staff are available to escort you from the Information Desk to the museum.This escort service is available upon request at the Help Desk.

For more information send a request via this form or call +33 (0)1 40 20 53 17.