General Information

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Main entrance through the pyramid.

Other entrances

Museum Opening Hours

The Louvre Museum is open every day except Tuesdays. It is also closed on the following public holidays: in 1996, 25th of December. In 1997, the 1st of January, the 30st of March, the 1st of May, the 18th of May, the 11th of November and the 25th of December. On all other public holidays the museum is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Permanent collections: from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., evening opening hours until 9.45 p.m. on Mondays ("short tour", see "Réaménagement des nocturnes du lundi") and Wednesdays (the entire museum).
Sale of tickets ends at 5.15 p.m. or 9.15 p.m.
Galleries start closing at 5.30 p.m. or 9.30 p.m.
Hall Napoléon, under the pyramid, is open every day, except Tuesdays, until 10 p.m.
Medieval Louvre and History of the Louvre: from 9 a.m. to 9.45 p.m.
Temporary exhibitions under the pyramid: from 10 a.m. to 9.45 p.m.

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