The historical Musée du Louvre or the Louvre Museum is one of the world’s most visited art museums. Housed in the 12th century Louvre Palace, it features thousands of artistic exhibits (that traces as far back as the ancient times) in its massive 60,000 square meters space. And this guided tour with the skip the line access is ideal for those who don’t want to miss out on the museum’s must experiences.
What To Expect?
Discover 10,000 Years of Art & History
Located on the banks of the Seine River, the Louvre is not just a museum; it is a historical monument that was initially built as a fortress by King Phillip and later served as a palace (in the 16th century) till it was converted into a museum in the 18th century. With your skip-the-line Louvre ticket, get quick access to this timeless structure. Marvel at the stunning glass pyramid at the entrance before you make your way to take in the vast and impressive repertoires of art displays that span across 10,000 years of history.
Experience the Captivating Diversity of Museum’s Art Collections
Louvre’s art collections are so enormous that it contains over 35,000 brilliant artworks which are systematically arranged in its eight galleries that overall occupy more than 60,000 square meters of space. Apparently, you will not only get to view some of the greatest art treasures such as the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo’s Dying Slave up close, but also admire in detail a vast array of exhibits (by way of sculptures, paintings, and drawings) representing Egyptian Antiquities, Islamic Art, Roman Antiquities, Middle Eastern Antiquities, and Decorative Art.
Learn About the History & Significance of Each Art and Artifact
As you wander around the Louvre’s labyrinths of exhibits, you will be joined by an experienced guide. This allows you to gain a profound insight into some of the museum’s most intriguing highlights, with an engaging narration on their interesting facts and importance. So be prepared to walk away with an in-depth awareness of its epic art pieces compiled here from as early as 450 BC to 1850s. Following the guided session, you will get ample time to explore the Louvre on your own.