The Louvre: The world’s largest museum

$ 12,82 per person

  • Self-guided audio tour
    Follow the story at your own pace
  • English
    For both audio and stories included
The Louvre: The world’s largest museum

$ 12,82 per person

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  • 4h 20min
  • 282 stories
  • 0km distance
  • 63 stops

The Louvre is home to collections dating from antiquity to the nineteenth century. This great assembly of artefacts from around the world is celebrated for its numerous iconic masterpieces. Most visitors focus on a few famous sculptures and paintings. You are invited to uncover the building’s unique history and discover amazing works of art known only to connoisseurs.

Waltz in the Louvre Museum with a self-guided audio tour on your phone designed by an accredited expert. Listen to fascinating stories, based on an award-winning storytelling concept, and gain great insights into the most iconic museum of Paris. Start your tour from the museum’s Pyramid entrance and explore the enticing worlds unraveling from the Louvre’s collections.

This is an unmissable opportunity to experience at your own pace the Louvre Museum with a captivating audio tour on your phone.

* * Ticket/entrance fee to the Louvre Museum is not included.

Audio Preview


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


  • 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


  • Entrance ticket to the Louvre Museum. 
  • 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

The location


Musee du Louvre, 75001 Paris, France

Starting point

The 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).

Important information

Recommended visiting hours

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am – 9:45 pm

Additional admission

* * Ticket/entrance fee to the Louvre Museum is not included.

Know before you book

  • Please consider that admission fees for the Louvre Museum are not included. 
  • This is a downloadable self-guided audio tour for your smartphone, accessible through our app. No live guide will accompany you. No VR / AR is included
  • 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. Check your spam folder as well
  • 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 (100-150 MB)
  • From October to March entry to the Museum is free on the first Sunday of each month.
  • This site is wheelchair accessible: Pyramid main entrance, Carrousel du Louvre Entrance(Carousel shopping centre entrance).
  • Not all the areas of the museum are wheelchair accessible directly. In some cases you may have to use an alternative route.
  • An escort service is available upon request to assist people with visual impairment issues.

Know before you go

  • Mobile signal may be weak at the site(s). Download your audio tour on your smartphone prior to your visit to fully enjoy it.
  • 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.
  • 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 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 free of charge.
  • You are allowed to take photos and video in the permanent collection. Selfie sticks, flash or lighting are not allowed.
  • 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.

Download the app

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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