Louvre Museum in Paris, France
Enjoy the various masterpieces of art, each with its own story to tell at the Louvre Museum in Paris.
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About Louvre Museum in Paris
World’s largest art museum and one of the most historic structures to ever stand on earth, Louvre Museum of Paris is not just a tourist attraction, it is a phenomenon. With a history spanning over three centuries and witnessing some of the biggest turns that western civilization has taken, Louvre Museum is a destination one should see at least once in their lifetime.
History of Louvre Museum
Located within the grand Louvre Palace by the River Seine in the romantic city’s heart, the museum was originally built as a castle in the 12th-13th century under Philip II. In 1546, it became the main residence of the French monarchy, and the first time it became a place of the display was when Louis XIV shifted his home to Versailles and started using this palace for his Roman and Greek art collections in 1682. It is after the French Revolution that the Louvre Museum history took a turn, as it was opened as a museum in 1793 with 537 paintings. Over the years, the collection has only been enriched, with Napoleon adding a lion’s share to the display.
Collections of Louvre Museum
The collection of Louvre artworks is divided into eight curatorial categories – Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Islamic, Etruscan, Near Eastern, Paintings, Prints, Sculpture, Decorative Arts, and Drawings. Needless to say, the prime attraction of Louvre is the legendary, once-stolen Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece Monalisa, which was further popularised amidst the non-art enthusiast world by Dan Brown’s fascinating novel Da Vinci Code. Apart from this, one must definitely take a peek into popular pieces of Michelangelo’s Dying Slave, Law Code of Hammurabi, Botticelli’s Venus with Three Graces, Eugene Delacroix’s Liberty Leading the People and of course, the grand Louvre pyramid that serves as the main entrance to the museum.
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Yes, there are efficient facilities for anyone with immobility. There is easy wheelchair accessibility and elevators and lifts available in both French and English guidance.
Anyone under 18 and up to 25 years old residents of EU, Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein can enjoy free admission all year round.
Yes, this is possible. Admission to Louvre Museum is available without any costs for all visitors on the first Sunday of every month from October to March. This is the same on the Bastille Day on July 14. However, there will be quite a lot of crowd.
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