The Louvre is not just any museum, but refers to the huge building complex that used to be the royal palace. The Musée du Louvre is housed within this palace. The amount of works of art exhibited in the Musée du Louvre is gigantic. In no other museum in the world will you find such a large number of outstanding individual works. The most famous piece is definitely the Mona Lisa. For those interested in art, there is no getting around the Louvre.
What is on display in the Louvre?
Even if you don’t want to visit the museum, a detour to the Louvre is worthwhile. In the courtyard of the historic building, the glass pyramid awaits you, which is now one of the city’s younger landmarks. In the underground part of the Louvre you can even find a small shopping center. You can explore the courtyards, the pyramid and the shopping center without a ticket or entrance fee. Only when you go to the actual museum do you need a ticket, which you should definitely buy beforehand.
How much does an entrance ticket to the Louvre cost?
Louvre ticket on site for adults: 15 euros
Online ticket for a specific time and without the queue: 17 euros
Children and young people under the age of 26 can visit the Louvre for free.
The Louvre is free for everyone on the 1st Saturday of the month from 6pm to 9.45pm.