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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Visitors with visual impairments

Access

An escort service is available upon request to assist you in getting from the nearest metro stop or Carrousel car park to the museum. Call +33(0)1 40 20 53 17 or send an email to handicap@louvre.fr.

Staff are also available upon request to escort you from the Pyramid to the museum rooms. For more information, visit the Information Desk beneath the Pyramid.


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Dedicated spaces

The Petite Galerie

The Petite Galerie is a dedicated space for disabled visitors. Entirely accessible, it is equipped with tactile ground surface indicators. A braille booklet is lent free of charge and a downloadable guided tour with audio descriptions is available on the Petite Galerie app.

The Pavillon de l’Horloge

Learn about the history of the Louvre and how it has changed over time. Hands-on devices will help you get a feel for the space you are in and how the Louvre’s architecture developed through the ages.

Islamic Art

Tactile devices are available in the Department of Islamic Art collections.


Dedicated services

Guide dogs and seeing aid devices are allowed.

Folding chairs are lent to visitors free of charge. Make your request at the Help Desk beneath the Pyramid. Equipment is available in exchange for a piece of ID. Lent equipment must not leave the Louvre premises.

An escort service is available upon request to assist you in getting from the nearest metro stop or Carrousel car park to the museum. Call +33(0)1 40 20 53 17 or send an email to handicap@louvre.fr.

Staff are also available upon request to escort you from the Pyramid to the museum rooms. Enquire at the Information Desk beneath the Pyramid.

When you arrive, visit the Information Desk beneath the Pyramid. Staff will help you find the best routes through the museum. A four-page brochure in braille, ‘A museum for all’, is available upon request with practical information about the Louvre.


Helpful tips

Information for disabled visitors

Telephone: +33 (0)1 40 20 59 90
E-mail: handicap@louvre.fr

Practical information

Telephone: +33 (0)1 40 20 53 17
(during museum opening hours)
E-mail: info@louvre.fr