The Louvre

louvre museum mona lisa painting

Admire the mastepieces of the Louvre museum : the Mona Lisa, the Winged Victory and the Venus de Milo as well as many other treasures, including Italian Renaissance paintings (Botticelli, more of Leonardo Da Vinci, Raphaello) and French works (Delacroix’ s « Liberty guiding the people », Gericault’s « Raft of the Medusa », Napoleon’s painting). You are going to appreciate vast periods of history from the Greeks to the 19th century.

The Secret Louvre tour takes place in the more peaceful area, Richelieu wing.

A tour of famous female artists in art history is also available.

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General information

Entrance fee : 17 € adult. Special conditions for groups. Limited to 25 people per guide. Opening hours : 9h-18h. Closed on Tuesdays. Wednesday and Friday opened until 21h45.

Highlights

Admire masterpieces like the Mona Lisa, the Winged Victory and Venus de Milo, Liberty guiding the people and Napoleon's coronation plus many other works.

Secret Louvre

Enjoy less crowded parts of the Louvre, the astonishing  collecion of Flemish and Dutch paintings, pieces of furniture and designs, Napoleon III's appartments, French sculpture and Mesopotamian masterpieces.

Mme Vigée Lebrun self portrait with her daughter

Female artists of the Louvre

Admire talented female artists, like Mme Vigee Lebrun, Mme Labille-Guiard or Angelica Kauffmann.

My favorite museums

The Louvre is for sure the most famous museum in Paris but there are some less visited places also worthwhile. I recommand you to visit Jacquemart-Andre museum which offers at the same time some fantastic Renaissance art pieces, furniture and decor dating back to the 18th century. This is one of the most marvellous mansions of Paris, where many receptions were made in the 19th century. Let me explain you the extraordinary life of Nelie Jacquemart who was one of the few female painters of the period. Rodin museum is also one of my favourite museum for its setting, its peaceful garden and the fantastic works done by one of the major sculptor of France. Camille Claudel, Rodin’ student and lover was an excellent artist too. Get a specific tour related with these exceptional women in both museums. And last but not least, the Musee d’Orsay where women are so often represented.