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Tickets for Louvre Museum: E-Ticket

The easiest way to see Mona Lisa, Venus de Milo and 35,000 other art treasures

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Overview
Opening hours
Louvre
Today
Closed
Tomorrow
09:00 - 21:45
Thursday
09:00 - 18:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:45
Saturday
09:00 - 18:00
Sunday
09:00 - 18:00
Monday
09:00 - 18:00
Best time to visit
Thursdays and Fridays
Highlights
  • This e-ticket gets you in smoothly and quickly, via the beautifully modern glass Pyramid
  • The Louvre's magnificent Classical silhouette is a familiar sight in the center of Paris, but the outside is nothing compared to what's on the inside
  • Of course you'll want to see Mona Lisa's enigmatic smile, but don't neglect at least some of the 35,000 other artistic treasures inside
Exhibitions
Delacroix (1798–1863)
Now on - Jul 23, 2018

The Louvre pays tribute to master artist Eugène Delacroix in the first Parisian retrospective of his work since 1963. Tracing his career from his early salon scenes to his giant religious landscapes, Delacroix (1798–1863) studies the man behind the paintings, revealing an artist as infatuated with fame as he was utterly dedicated to his craft.

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Description

This e-ticket gets you smoothly into the Louvre, a Grand Old Dame of art museums. The Louvre's collection ranges from Mesopotamian, Egyptian, and Greek antiquities to masterpieces by artists such as da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Rembrandt. With 35,000 artworks it's a big (and worthwhile) commitment.

The Louvre's collection focuses on two important eras in art history; Art and Craftwork from ancient civilizations (especially those that laid the foundation for Western art) and Western European Art from the Middle Ages to 1848 or so (later art can be found at the Musée d’Orsay).

This famous museum began as a palace, bearing the personal art collections of French kings. Art first went on display here under the initiative of the royal academy in 1725 but it wasn't until 1793 - during the French Revolution - that it opened as a public art gallery (not a coincidence).

Before too long the museum's already impressive collection was being bolstered by the spoils of Napoleon’s excursions around Europe.

He transformed the Louvre's art collection into the biggest in the world - though some of that ill-gotten booty has been returned, some of it remains to this day.

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Ticket features
Smartphone tickets accepted
What's included
  • Fast-track access to the Louvre
  • Access to the museum's permanent collection and all temporary exhibitions (subject to availability) for the whole day
  • Skip the security line
  • Fast-track access to the temporary exhibitions
Instructions
  • Enter via the Pyramid, using the line for e-ticket holders
  • Show your e-ticket
  • Admission within 30 min after the timeslot booked
  • If you leave the museum, you won't be allowed back in with the same ticket
  • If the e-ticket holder doesn't arrive at the Pyramid within the allocated timeslot, they're subject to the same conditions as other visitors without tickets
Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
Louvre Museum
Rue de Rivoli, 75001, Paris
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Wheelchairs can be borrowed free of charge
Additional info
  • Due to the size of its collections and its day-to-day agenda, the museum can't keep all of its rooms open every day. Please note that galleries may occasionally close at short notice. For further details, please check the official website
  • Download self-guided tours from the website or pick up a €5 multimedia guide
Insider tip

As the biggest museum in the world, it's actually physically impossible to see everything here in one visit. Instead, pick a couple sections, take your time, and dive deep.

Ryan
Senior Copywriter
Reviews
May 22, 2018
It was very easy with our printed tickets. Museum is wonderful, you can spend all day, which is not enough . A
May 22, 2018
Easy and quick! No need to print, altho thats a little unclear.
May 22, 2018
Artistic and crowdy!🇫🇷👍
May 21, 2018
We walked straight through to security check at our allotted time, no waiting.
May 21, 2018
Easy to use. Skipped us the long line and eco-friendly cause no paper and printing needed
May 21, 2018
Easy tickets, no need to print if barcode is viewable on smartphones.
The Louvre is huge: plan at least an entire day, if you love art......
May 21, 2018
Очень удобно и просто покупать билеты и не стоять в очереди.
May 20, 2018
Paintings were amazing was very surprised by the filthy washrooms Unreal such a contrast to the collections
May 20, 2018
It's wonderful trip
May 20, 2018
Very Nice :-)

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What do these tickets include?
This ticket includes a single entrance to the venue, in combination with other services. You can find this information under the section 'What's included' on this page.
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