Louvre Museum: Masterpieces of Civilization

Audio tour
Tickets included
3h - 4h
English
2km
Skip-the-line

The first impression of the tour by Ellen

Ellen: Introduction
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Highlights

  • Stroll around the medieval foundations of the Louvre, dating from 1190 AD
  • Admire statuary from Ancient Greece & Rome, set in a Renaissance-era ballroom
  • See the world famous Venus de Milo and Nike, the Winged Victory of Samothrace
  • Be dazzled by the Apollo Gallery and its fabulous collection of Crown Jewels
  • Visit the Mona Lisa and contemplate her enigmatic smile

What’s included

  • Tickets for the Louvre
  • Clear directions and maps for finding each gallery in the tour
  • Ideas for what to do after the visit
  • This tour covers the permanent exhibits of the Louvre

What’s not included

  • Headphones not included – bring your own
  • Souvenirs & gift items
  • Bring your selfie stick to take photos above the crowds
  • This tour does not cover the museum's temporary or special exhibits

Description

For first-time visitors, this tour will show you the highlights of the Louvre. Learn about the museum's rich history and discover its fabulous collection of art and objects, dating from pre-history to 1848. Beyond the Mona Lisa, the museum holds the treasures of humanity — the Hammurabi Laws (world's...
  • Enter via the Pyramid, using the line for Louvre ticket holders with a timeslot
  • Show your Louvre Museum ticket
  • If you leave the museum, you won't be allowed back in with the same ticket
  • Please note that if you miss the timeslot you'll need to join the line for ticket holders without timeslots
  • Ticket holders may be asked to present a valid photo ID. Without it, access to the museum will be refused
  • If you are entitled to free admission, **we advise you to book a timeslot on the Louvre Website to make sure that you can get inside the museum**
from $33.68per person
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Places you will visit

91A Rue de Rivoli
Rue de Rivoli, 91A

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Meet Ellen, author of the tour
4.83/5
Reviews: 12
I am a friendly Franco-American tour guide with a passion for the history, art & architecture of Paris. As Victor Hugo wrote, "a breath of Paris preserves the soul". I share my passion with visitors from around the world through my guided...

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Cristine
5
18 days ago
Gave me an easy to follow self guided audio tour that made it enjoyable (not stressful).

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