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Skip-the-Line: Half-Day Tour of the Louvre Museum
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Explore the world's most famous museum with this exclusive skip-the-line tour. Fast-track access and guaranteed small groups mean more time admiring the Louvre's stunning collection—including some of the most celebrated artwork of all time.
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The Louvre Museum hosts over 35,000 pieces of artwork spanning over 652,000 square feet (60,000 sq m) of exhibition space. Located on the Right Bank of the Seine River, the Louvre is the most visited museum in the world.

This tour allows you to skip the lines and go directly to the museumís most famous works including the Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo, The Winged Victory of Samothrace, and Canovaís Psyche and Cupid. Youíll enter the Louvre through the original medieval structure that dates back to the twelfth century. Explore masterpieces from Ancient Greece to Renaissance Italy, Etruscan artifacts to nineteenth-century French paintings.

With an expert guide and a maximum group size of 20, this tour is for those who want to see the riches of the Louvre the right way.

Inclusions :
  • Guided half-day tour of the Louvre
  • Fast-track admission
  • Admission fees
  • Maximum group size of 20
  • Commentary available in English only

Duration:
3 hours

Start time and location:
9:45 AM, 2:30 PM, or 6:30 PM; from the 'Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel' outside the Louvre Museum

Return time and location:
12:45 PM, 5:30 PM, or 9:30 PM; to the Louvre Museum exit

Note:
  • Children 3 and younger are complimentary

  • Redemption instructions

    How to Redeem Your Voucher:
    Please present your printed voucher(s) and photo ID to the guide prior to departure time in exchange for your tour.

    Know Before You Go:
    • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time. The tour will not wait for late-comers.
    What to Wear:
    • Comfortable walking shoes
    Hours of Operation:
    Departs 9:45 AM, 2:30 PM, or 6:30 PM from the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel
    Returns 12:45 PM, 5:30 PM, or 9:30 PM to the reception hall of the Louvre

    Directions:
    Your guide meets you at the Arc du Carrousel. This is the large arch with a horse-drawn chariot on top, situated across the road from the courtyard of the Louvre. If you are arriving by Metro, take likes 1 or 4 to Palais Royal Musee du Louvre; take the exit marked rue de Rivoli. Cross rue du Rivoli into the Louvre courtyard and the arch is in front of you.
    Terms and conditions

    Please note: The Winged Victory of Samothrace will be undergoing restoration until Summer 2014. Visitors will be unable to view this piece of art until the restoration is complete.

    Cancellations and Changes: This Activity can be changed or cancelled without penalty at any time prior to 72 hours before the date of the activity.