Musee Du Louvre

One of the world’s most important art collections, including the Mona Lisa. The Denon wing houses European painting and sculpture, large-format 19th-century French paintings, Greek and Roman antiquities, and Greek and Russian icons. Louis XIV’s magnificent Apollo Gallery provides a glittering setting for France’s crown jewels. The Pavillon des Sessions displays Primitive art from Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas. The Richelieu wing features French painting and sculpture, Oriental antiquities and Islamic art. The Sully wing houses the monumental remains of the medieval Louvre and Egyptian antiquities. Open Wed-Mon 9 am-6 pm (to 9:45 pm Wed & Fri, reduced price after 6 pm). Guided tours in English daily except Sun & Tue. Under 18 free; under 26 free Fri after 6 pm. First Sun of the month free for all. To avoid lines, buy advance tickets (see website).


99 Rue de Rivoli
75001 Paris