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Guided Tours

Tours of the Louvre are conducted by guides from the French national museum network (Réunion des Musées Nationaux). The Musée du Louvre offers three English-language tours for first-timers and returning visitors alike.

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 browsed on the French version of this page.


  • Guided Tours

Welcome to the Louvre

Louvre highlights

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Discover the Mona Lisa, the Winged Victory of Samothrace, the Venus de Milo, and other masterpieces of the Louvre with trained guides who take you through the museum’s most impressive spaces, such as the medieval moat, giving you a fascinating insight into the history of the palace.

Daily except Tuesdays, public holidays, and free admission days, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

From Dec 15, 2017 to Nov 30, 2018

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Another Louvre

Hidden treasures

Taureaux androcéphales ailés (713 - 706 avant J.C.), Cour Khorsabad 140


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

From Jul 4, 2018 to Nov 30, 2018

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My First Louvre

Fun for all the family

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Enjoy a child- and family-oriented exploration of the Louvre and learn the secrets behind its most famous artworks, including the Venus de Milo, the Mona Lisa, Egyptian antiquities, and major French paintings.

From Jul 7, 2018 to Nov 24, 2018

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Practical information

Guided tours can be booked:
- With the online booking service at www.ticketlouvre.fr (for the “Welcome to the Louvre” tour only)
- At the ticket area under the Pyramid
- By phone on +33 (0)1 40 20 51 77, Monday to Friday,
9 a.m.–4 p.m. Payment by card only.

Full price €12, reduced price €7
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
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Meeting point:
All tours depart from the Group Reception Area under the Pyramid (between the Denon and Sully entrances). Opening hours: 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m. (until 9:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays)

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