Louvre Museum: Masterpieces of Civilization

Audio tour
Tickets included
3h - 4h

The first impression of the tour by Ellen

Ellen: Introduction


  • 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


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**
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Places you will visit

91A Rue de Rivoli
Rue de Rivoli, 91A

Attractions on the route

Meet Ellen, author of the tour
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...


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

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