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Guided Tours

The Musée du Louvre offers a selection of guided tours for first-timers and returning visitors alike.

All the tours listed here are conducted in English.

In addition to this, further tours covering a number of themes, as well as activities for visitors with disabilities, are provided in French and can be consulted on the French version of this page.


  • Guided Tours

Welcome to the Louvre

Louvre highlights

Victoire de Samothrace - 140 * 87 px


Learn about the Louvre’s history on a tour through the rooms of this palace-museum. Along the way, you will discover the Louvre of the Middle Ages as well as great masterpieces like the Winged Victory of Samothrace and the Venus de Milo. Make the most of your day at the museum by participating in the Q&A session following the end of this introductory tour.

From Jun 1, 2019 to Nov 30, 2019

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Another Louvre

Hidden treasures

Vue de salle (Denon) - Grèce préclassique. IIe millénaire : civilisation minoenne et mycénienne 140*87


Enjoy a visit away from the crowds and discover the lesser-known treasures and stunning settings of “another Louvre”.

Every Friday at 7:30 p.m.

In July and August:

Every day at 3:30 p.m. (except Tuesdays and public holidays)
Every Friday at 7:30 p.m.

From Jun 7, 2019 to Nov 29, 2019

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My First Louvre

Fun for all the family

Coupe et figurine d'hippopotame 140


This tour will take the entire family on a journey of discovery through the Louvre. Explore the museum’s collection of Egyptian antiquities, Greek sculpture, Italian paintings and large-format works by French painters, and learn the secrets behind its most famous artworks.
Family tourages 8 and up

Every Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m.

In July and August:

Every day at 11 a.m. (except Tuesdays and public holidays)

From Jun 1, 2019 to Nov 30, 2019

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Practical information

Guided tours can be booked:
- With the online booking service at www.ticketlouvre.fr
- At the ticket area under the Pyramid

Full price €12, reduced price €9
Visitors paying a full-price ticket will also need to buy an admission ticket to the Musée du Louvre: €15 at the museum ticket area / €17 online at www.tickelouvre.fr
For €26, the combined ticket includes admission to the permanent collections and a guided tour.
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Meeting point:
All tours depart from the Group Reception Area under the Pyramid. Opening hours: 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m. (until 9:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays)

If you require assistance in the museum (wheelchairs, walking sticks, folding stools, baby carriers, etc.), feel free to contact handicap@louvre.fr prior to your visit.

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