Louvre Museum FAQs

Do Louvre tickets sell out?

Yes, Louvre tickets have a high demand, and counter tickets tend to sell out quickly.
In 2021 alone the Louvre Museum had more than 2 million visitors. 

 So you must book your tickets online and in advance.

How Much is the Louvre Private Tour?

A private tour of the Louvre costs €200.

With this tour, you get a private guided tour that will give you added time to appreciate the Louvre’s exhibits.

Are Louvre tickets refundable?

Tickets like the Louvre Museum entry ticket with guidance to Mona Lisa and the Louvre museum tour are refundable. 

You must cancel your tickets within 24 hours for a full refund. 

Skip-the-line tickets are refundable if you cancel them 72 hours before your scheduled date. 

However, small group guided tour tickets are non-refundable.

Can you take pictures in the Louvre?

You can take pictures in the Louvre Museum for your personal use. 

However, you cannot use selfie sticks and flash photography. 

Also, note that only the permanent collections are open for photography. 

You cannot take shots of certain artworks in the temporary collection.

Can you take suitcases to the Louvre?

No, you cannot take a suitcase or a backpack into the Louvre. 

But you can bring smaller bags inside the museum. The Louvre offers lockers free of charge to store such items.

Should I pre-book tickets to the Louvre?

Booking tickets beforehand is your best option while visiting the Louvre.

If you want to avoid long queues at the ticket counter, booking your tickets online and in advance is the way to go.

With online booking, you also get skip-the-line privileges, thus saving time at entry.

Can I change the time of my Louvre ticket?

No! Once you book your ticket to the Louvre, you can’t change the date mentioned on the ticket.

However, you can visit anytime you want with the ticket in hand.

There are some tickets like the Guided tour, the Skip the line and top ten must-sees, and the Small group guided tour that allow you to choose the time of your visit.

So, only choose the timing when you are sure of your presence at the Louvre.

How can I buy a ticket at a concession price?

Particular groups of visitors can get their tickets to the Louvre at a discounted price.

These include:

– Visitors under the age of 18 years 
– ‘Pass Education’ holders
– European residents under 25 years (EU, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein)
– Art, art history and applied arts teachers
– Artists affiliated to the Maison des Artistes (in France) or the AIAP (Association – – Internationale des Arts Plastiques) with a valid ID
– ICOM and ICOMOS members
– Journalists

How long does it take to tour the Louvre museum?

Choosing how much time you want to spend at the Louvre is in your hands.

Some say that you can never truly see all of the Louvre, but if you’re looking for concise knowledge in a few hours, this Guided tour is a great option.

This guided tour lasts two to three hours, depending on your preference, and an experienced guide will lead the way in a bilingual tour.

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