The museum is closed

In line with measures taken by the French government to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Musée du Louvre and Musée National Eugène Delacroix will remain closed up until and including May 18.

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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 call +33 (0)1 40 20 53 17 or send an email to

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)