Louvre Museum

The Louvre is one of the most famous and most visited museums in the world. Located in the heart of Paris, it houses a vast collection of artworks and historical objects, ranging from antiquity to the 19th century. The museum is housed in a former royal palace, the Palais du Louvre, which was built in the 12th century and expanded over the centuries.

The Louvre Museum has an impressive collection of over 380,000 works of art and historical objects, of which approximately 35,000 are on public display. The collections are organized into eight departments: Oriental Antiquities, Egyptian Antiquities, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities, Islamic Arts, Paintings, Sculptures, Graphic Arts, and Works of Art.

The Department of Sculpture has a collection of sculptures from antiquity to the Romantic period, including works by Michelangelo, Rodin, and other great masters of sculpture. The Department of Graphic Arts exhibits drawings, prints, photographs, and manuscripts from the Middle Ages to the present. Finally, the Department of Works of Art presents a collection of silverware, ceramics, tapestries, and furniture, ranging from the Middle Ages to the 19th century.

The Louvre also hosts temporary exhibitions throughout the year, as well as special events such as concerts and lectures. The museum also offers guided tours, workshops for children, and activities for families, as well as audio guides to help visitors discover the collection at their own pace.

From our hotels near the building, easily reach the Louvre Museum to discover the millions of masterpieces on display.

Louvre Museumspecial selection of our hotels

  • From 137 Timhotel Le Louvre

    Louvre Museum, Notre-Dame and Chatelet nearby. 20mn away from La Défense

    Near the Louvre and the famous Rue de Rivoli and Rue Saint-Honoré, the Timhotel Le Louvre offers a location that's not only in the heart of Paris, but, more importantly, in the heart of French history. Here you can enjoy the cultural...

    300 meters from the Louvre Museum

  • From 113 Timhotel Palais Royal

    Near the Louvre and Chatelet. Very charming address. Guest rooms with AC

    Not far from the famous Rue de Rivoli and Rue Saint-Honoré, the Timhotel Palais Royal is located in the historical and cultural centre of Paris. This art-deco-bedecked Haussmann-style hôtel de charme, which is near everything, will...

    Next to the Palais Royal and Louvre Museum

  • From 122 Timhotel Opéra Madeleine

    In front of St Lazare station, near the famous department stores of Paris

    Advantageously located opposite the Gare Saint-Lazare and a few hours away from Normandy, the Timhotel Opéra Madeleine gives you access to all the advantages of the central business district and the train station.  The Timhotel...

    Ideally located in front of the station Gare Saint-Lazare