Plan your visit to The Louvre

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The Louvre Museum opens from Wednesday to Monday and remains closed on every Tuesday. Between Wednesdays and Mondays, Louvre Museum Paris timings are between 9 AM to 6 PM. The last time of entry is at 5:30 PM which is half hour before closing time.

Best time to visit

The best time to Visit Louvre Museum Paris is Wednesday and Friday night. On these days, this iconic attraction stays open till 9:45 PM and moreover, most school children and large groups of people are nowhere to be seen. This allows you to roam around the museum, explore the artworks in peace and without any hassle. The museum also offers free visits to all on all first Sundays from October to March. This time around the year, the overall weather also remains pleasant and cold as well. From February end, Paris experiences a lot of sunshine accompanied by a refreshing and cool breeze that adds to the overall vibe.

Rules to Visit Louvre Museum

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  • All visitors are mandated to go through the security checks at all the museum entrances.
  • Large bags and suitcases which measure more than 55 x 35 x 20 cm aren’t permitted inside the museum premises.
  • If you leave any item in the locker by mistake, you ought to collect it on the same day.
  • While photography is permitted for personal use, the use of flash lighting and selfie sticks is prohibited.
  • If you have loaned any equipment from the museum, make sure it doesn’t leave the premises.
  • You are not allowed to eat, smoke, drink, touch the artworks, run, make noise inside the exhibition rooms.

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