Journey to an ancient world of pharaohs, mummies, hieroglyphs, and gods on a guided tour of the Louvre’s Egyptian antiquities exhibits. Skip the long line at this world-famous museum and head straight for the galleries that house more than 5,000 artifacts from the captivating Nile civilization. Learn about ancient Egypt’s powerful dynasties, elaborate funerary rituals and beliefs about the afterlife on a 1.5-hour tour led by a licensed guide. After your tour, continue exploring the Louvre on your own if you like.
1.5-hour guided tour of the Louvre Museum’s Egyptian antiques collection
Skip-the-line entrance tickets means no wait to enter the museum
Hear about ancient Egypt from a licensed tour guide
See ancient artifacts up close and learn about mummies, the Egyptian idea of the afterlife and more
The Louvre Museum in Paris boasts one of the most extensive collections of ancient Egyptian artifacts in the world, second only to that of Cairo. Choose from a morning or afternoon tour, and meet your licensed guide near the Louvre in central Paris. Skip the notoriously long museum lines so you have more time to explore the historic treasures inside.
Follow your guide straight to the Egyptian antiquities sections, and feel the power and mystique of the civilization come alive through more than 5,000 artifacts that provide a glimpse into the daily and spiritual lives of ancient Egyptians. The massive collection could take days to fully explore, but your guide will reveal the most relevant and fascinating highlights.
Learn about elaborate funerary rituals and ideas about the afterlife as you view carved stone sarcophagi, canopic jars, mummies and the Book of the Dead. Pay tribute to Egypt’s powerful pharaohs as you stand before massive sculptures, such as the Colossus of Akhenaton, and admire dazzling royal headdresses and jewelry.
At the end of your 1.5-hour tour, continue exploring more of the Louvre’s treasures independently if you wish.