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When to visit

Musée du Louvre

The museum is open today from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
  • 9:00 AM to 9:45 PM
  • Closed

Last entry: 1 hour before closing

Clearing of rooms: 30 minutes before closing

Public holidays: the Louvre is closed on 1 January, 1 May and 25 December. It remains open on all other public holidays unless they fall on a Tuesday, the museum’s day of closure.


From May 29, 2024 will be open until 9 p.m. every Wednesday and Friday evening.

Tuileries Garden

  • 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM
    April, May and September
  • 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM
    June, July and August
  • 7:30 AM to 7:30 PM
    January, February, March, October, November and December
Entrance fees
Tuileries Garden

Visitors will be asked to vacate the premises 30 minutes before closing

Musée Eugène-Delacroix

  • 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM
    Closed on Tuesdays, on 1 January, on 1 May and on 25 December.
Entrance fees
Ticket price at museum

Evening opening until 9 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month (except 1 August, closing at 5:30 p.m.)
(Last entry 15 minutes before closure)

Louvre-Delacroix combined ticket: 
A ticket gives you access to the permanent collections and temporary exhibitions of the Louvre, as well as to the Eugène-Delacroix National Museum the same day and the day after your visit of the Louvre museum.

Temporary closure: The Musée Delacroix will be closed from 24 to 25 April 2024

Ticket prices


Tickets may be purchased on site when museum attendance is low (subject to availability).

Entrance fees
General admission
Under 18 year olds, under 26 year old residents of the EEA
Are you coming in a group (7 or more people) ?

Admission and exit

Think ahead of everything you would like to do at the museum as any exit is final.

Tours & activities

Tarif visite et activités
Audio guide
6 admission tickets and 6 audio guide bookings per person.
Guided tours, storytime and workshops + Louvre

Payment methods

Visitors eligible for free admission

Admission is free for the following visitors:

Under 18s
Proof of ID required.

18-25 year-old residents of the European Economic Area (EU, Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein)
Proof of ID and residency required.

All visitors
On the first Friday of the month after 6 p.m. (except in July and August)


Disabled visitors and the person accompanying them

Art teachers (plastic arts, archeology, applied arts, architecture and art history only) 

Present proof of subject taught.

Artists affiliated to the Maison des Artistes (in France) or the AIAP (Association Internationale des Arts Plastiques)
Present valid membership card or certificate.

ICOM and ICOMOS members
Present valid membership card.

Present national or international press card.

Job seekers
Present proof of entitlement (dated within the last year or indicating a period of validity).

People on income support
Present proof of entitlement (dated within the last year or indicating a period of validity).

Free admission

The Louvre is free for all visitors on the first Friday of the month after 6 p.m. (except in July and August) and on 14 July!