The Louvre: E-ticket with Audio Tour & Paris Audio City Tour

From $ 36,37 per person

  • Entrance e-ticket
    Use your phone or print the voucher
  • Self-guided audio tour
    Follow the story at your own pace
  • English
    For both audio and stories included
The Louvre: E-ticket with Audio Tour & Paris Audio City Tour

From $ 36,37 per person

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Overview

  • 6h 50min
  • 341 stories
  • 6.70km distance
  • 80 stops

Enjoy a hassle-free visit to the Louvre Museum with a pre-booked e-ticket and a fascinating self-guided audio tour on your smartphone, and a visit to Paris with a self guided audio walking tour.

Receive your ticket by email, download the app and the audio tour on your phone, prior to your visit, and travel back in time to experience the glory of Paris and of the Louvre, the world’s largest museum.

Put on your headphones and explore the most wonderful corners of Paris.  Discover the rich collections of the Louvre, admiring the Venus de Melo, the Mona Lisa and the Victory of Samothrace through the power of storytelling and learn historical information and uncommon stories and anecdotes. Tour’s content is the result of in-depth research, squeezed into brief original stories that will make your visit both engaging and informative. The audio tours can be used repeatedly and anytime, before or after your visit.

This is an unmissable opportunity to gain valuable insights into Paris and the Louvre Museum’s hidden aspects and relate to your surroundings in an entirely original way.

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Directions

The pyramid stands at the heart of the central courtyard. Before passing through the doors, find a convenient spot with a nice view of the museum and the pyramid to listen to the tour’s first stories.

Sophie Rochefort-Guillouet

A lecturer on the Silk Road and elective seminars in History of Art at Sciences-Po Paris. Sophie participates in international events on museology, to promote a broader access for the public to museums. She loves taking her students to museums.

Inclusions and Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Adult entry ticket to the Louvre Museum
  • Skip-the-line service
  • Self-guided audio tour in English  on your smartphone (Android & iOS)
  • An activation link to access your audio tour
  • Offline content (text, audio narration and maps) to avoid roaming charges

Exclusions

  • Live Guide
  • Smartphone or headphones
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation
  • App not compatible with Windows phones
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Mandatory items

  • Charged smartphone
  • Headphones

For outdoor venues: comfortable shoes, hat and sunscreen

The location

Address

Louvre, Musee du Louvre, 75001 Paris, France

Starting point

The  Louvre Museum self-guided audio tour is designed to start at the Pyramid entrance of the Louvre, Musee du Louvre, 75001 Paris, France.

Directions to starting point

The easiest way to get there is to get down at the Palais Royal/Musée du Louvre Metro station and walk towards the entrance across you. (If you have accessibility issues prefer the line 14 Pyramide metro station. Use the elevator at the Rue de l’Échelle exit and move down towards the end of the Avenue de l’Opéra. Continue straight ahead to Rue de Rohan and cross Rue de Rivoli to access the Pyramid entrance).

There is no meeting point. The Paris City self-guided audio tour is designed to start at the entrance of Hôtel de Ville  (Pl. de l’Hôtel de Ville, 75004 Paris, France). The easiest way to get there is by reaching the Hôtel de Ville metro station which is located in front of the site.

Important information

Recommended visiting hours

Monday , Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday: 09:00 – 18:00 

Friday: 09:00 – 21.45

Τuesday: Closed

Last entry: 1 hour before closing

Clearing of rooms: 30 minutes before closing

 

The city tour of Paris is available 24/7. However, we suggest you take it before sunset.

Know before you book

  • This is a combo of a downloadable self-guided audio tour for your smartphone (accessible through our app) and an entry ticket for the Louvre Museum
  • No live guide or meeting point provided.
  • After booking, you will receive an email with further instructions on how to access and download your audio tour. Please check your email spam folder as well.
  • The course of the visit may be modified and special restrictions may be imposed. The visitors must always adhere to the guidelines of the site.Book per device to be used, not per participant.
  • An Android (version 5.0 and later) or iOS (version 15.0 and later) smartphone is required. The audio tour is not compatible with Windows Phones, iPhone 6/6 Plus or older, iPod Touch 6th generation or older, iPad 4th generation or older, iPad Air 1st generation, iPad Mini 3rd generation or older.
  • You will need storage space on your phone (200-300 MB) 
  • Free and reduced admission tickets do not have to skip the line privileges and can only be acquired at the ticket booth on-site. 
  • From October to March entry to the Louvre Museum is free on the first Sunday of each month. (if applicable)
  • Louvre is wheelchair accessible: Pyramid main entrance, Carrousel du Louvre Entrance (Carousel shopping centre entrance).
  • Not all the areas of the Louvre museum are wheelchair accessible directly. In some cases you may have to use an alternative route.
  • Inside the Louvre, an escort service is available upon request to assist people with visual impairment issues.
  • The Paris city tour is wheelchair accessible

Know before you go

  • Download the ticket(s) & audio tour while on Wi-Fi prior to your visit. Mobile signal may be weak at the site(s).
  • After booking, you will receive an email with further instructions on how to access and download your audio tour. Please check your email spam folder as well.
  • Ensure that your smartphone is fully charged and that you bring your earphones.
  • Download the ticket(s) & audio tour while on WiFi prior to your visit. Mobile signal may be weak at the site(s).
  • After booking, you will receive an email with further instructions on how to access and download your audio tour. Please check your email spam folder as well
  • Ensure that your smartphone is fully charged & that you bring your earphones
  • To visit the Louvre, disabled visitors and their assistants are granted priority access (without queuing) at the reception area and museum entrances.
  • Suitcases and large bags are not allowed in the Louvre museum. There are lockers for smaller items available free of charge.
  • Folding chairs and Sensory Bags for people with sensory impairments( noise-canceling headphones, eye bands, etc.) are available upon request at the helping desk of the Louvre museum free of charge.
  • In the Louvre museum, you are allowed to take photos and videos in the permanent collection. Selfie sticks, flash or lighting are not allowed. 
  • Inside the Louvre, All animals, with the exception of guide dogs or assistance dogs accompanying persons with motor or mental impairment are not allowed.
  • Due to COVID-19 measures, only bank cards and ‘chèques-vacances’ can be used as payment methods in the Louvre

Contributors and Bibliography

Contributors

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To take this self-guided tour, you will need to download the Clio Muse Tours app on your iOS or Android device. Enjoy your tour!

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