The Louvre

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What is the Louvre?

The Louvre is a museum located in Paris, France. It is home to the world-famous Mona Lisa and many other beautiful pieces of art.

Did you know?

  • The Louvre started out as a fortress.
  • At one point, it was not called the Louvre, because Napoleon Bonaparte renamed it Musée Napoleon.
  • The Louvre is the most popular museum in the world and gets 8-10 million visitors per year!

History

  • The Louvre Museum was built on the site of an old fortress.
  • The Louvre was supposed to be a residence for King Francis I and he displayed his collection of art inside.
  • Over the years, more artwork has been added to the Louvre and many renovations have taken place.

Inside the Louvre

Hours

Lundi: (Monday) 9:00am - 6:00pm

Mardi: (Tuesday) Closed

Mercredi: (Wednesday) 9:00am - 10:00pm

Jeudi: (Thursday) 9:00am - 6:00pm

Vendredi: (Friday) 9:00am - 10:00pm

Samedi: (Saturday) 9:00am - 6:00pm

Dimanche: (Sunday) 9:00am - 6:00pm

The Louvre

Come visit the Louvre Museum! The link below is the official website of the Louvre, and if you click the link above, you can book your tickets today!