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Louvre Museum Paris - Exclusive Guided Tour (Reserved Entry Included!)

Paris, France
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Prepare to be inspired by some of the world’s most famous artists as you step inside the iconic Louvre Museum. Head straight to the front of the queue with skip-the-line entrance, then journey through art history on a private tour. With the help of your expert guide, see masterpieces like the 'Venus de Milo' and the 'Mona Lisa,' learn about the evolution of art around the world, and discover little-known gems that many visitors miss.
  • Private tour of the Louvre Museum in Paris with skip-the-line entry
  • Head past the Louvre Museum entrance queues and head straight inside
  • Explore the galleries with a private guide and gain insight into Europe’s rich art history
  • Discover famous masterpieces such as the ‘Mona Lisa’ or the ‘Venus de Milo’

What's Included

  • Guided Museum Tour with Reserved Entry Included!
  • Tour guide exclusively for you (does not apply if you book semi-private option)
  • Louvre entrance fees
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Temporary exhibitions
  • Gratuities

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Louvre Pyramid
    75001 Paris, France

    Meet by the LOUIS XIV statue in front of the pyramid of the Louvre Museum. Meet your guide outside of the museum by the statue of the king Louis XIV riding his horse. The statue is the only statue situated in front of the main entrance pyramid of the Louvre museum.

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
  • Tour Notes: Louvre museum may be subjected to occasional closures without previous warning from the museum management. When this occurs, we will provide guests with an appropriate alternative if the museum opening time is delayed more than 1h from the tour starting time. In these cases we are unable to provide refunds or discounts. Appropriate dress is required for entry into some sites on this tour. No large bags or suitcases are allowed inside the museum, only handbags or small thin bag packs are allowed through security. Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with 'Skip the Line' or 'No Wait' access. Some specific rooms inside the museum are subjected to a very quiet or restricted right to speak inside, in this cases your guide will provide the information about this places before entering the specific rooms where this rule applies. Some collections may vary along the year.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Museum Entry Tickets Notes: Each guest will be provided with a timed ticket with their full name purchased by us directly from the official Louvre website on your behalf (Louvre Tickets: Adult Tickets 17€), All guests ages 0 to 17 enter for free and must bring their Valid photo ID to prove their age at security check. The ticket is personal and for exclusive use of each guest on the tour. Tickets NOT SOLD SEPARATELY and are only provided when guests book our guided tour.
  • IMPORTANT RE: WHEELCHAIR FRIENDLY **Wheelchair friendly tour is only available as a PRIVATE TOUR (if you chose the "SEMI-PRIVATE TOUR" option, you will not be able to have a tour or a refund)**
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Traveler Tips


It's not your tour guide's responsibility to wait for you and hold up precious time that eats into other tourists' punctuality.
Unless you have days to spend wandering the 38,000 pieces on display, skip the (really long) lines and see the art through Lilli's trained eyes.
Private tours are not cheap but it was an unforgettable experience and Taylor managed to bridge to our 12-year-old grand-daughter, as well as her mother and, of course, us her grand-parents.
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Excellent and Informative and an equally amazing Guide.
Richard_L, Jan 2023
What made this tour extra special and worth it was the the guide Oliver. Without any great effort his friendly and personable attitude he was able to grasp the group’s attention throughout the tour by making simple but detailed, engaging and informative. His knowledge of the museum’s artwork was impeccable and one could see how much he enjoyed sharing of his knowledge with everyone in the group by taking the time to answer our questions and at times be patient with us; especially with me who often lagged behind as I often stood in awe staring and absorbed in amazement by the beauty of many of the pieces of artwork. I would definitely recommend this tour as it expanded my knowledge so much more beyond the little I already knew of some of the artwork on display and recommend no one better than Oliver as the perfect guide for this tour.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Alex is an amazing guide! Great tour
THANTUN_W, Jan 2023
Our guide Alex is Amazing and friendly and patient. We truly enjoyed his tour and time! The crowd is not bad due to winter times. Thumbs up to Alex! Perfect English!
Outstanding private guided tour
Stephanie_A, Jan 2023
Our guide, Roman was outstanding!!! So we’ll versed in every aspect to make our tour of the louvre a time we will never forget!
Louvre tour
Dave_S, Jan 2023
Marcel was an excellent tour guide. His experience and knowledge of art made our tour a truly memorable experience.
Texas Loving Paris
LaToya_J, Jan 2023
Oliver our tour guide was simply amazing! Extremely knowledgeable and very friendly!!! Thank you so much for offering this experience!
BENITA in PARIS
Benita_R, Jan 2023
Amazing & knowledge guide that was pleasant & patient! The adventure was a once and a lifetime seeing the MONA LISA!!
Excellent history lesson
Susan_H, Jan 2023
Our guide took us on a journey through time and was able to give us taste of each period. Valerie’s knowledge of was superb. Highly recommend the small group tour.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Amazing
Gail_B, Jan 2023
Daniel ,our guide,was very informative. I have previously visited the louvre on 2 occasions but gained much more knowledge from this visit.
Definitely take a lourve guided tour!
Rebecca_T, Jan 2023
Miriam was an excellent tour guide for the Lourve! She told us if you spent 1 min looking at every exhibit it would take over 2.5 months to complete. Even more relieved at this stage we had an expert guide to cover the key aspects with interesting stories to bring the art alive. Thank you! Jon and Rebecca
Highly Recommend This Fabulous Private Tour of the Louvre
Anna_S, Jan 2023
At first I didn't think a private tour of the Louvre would be worth the extra money. I couldn't have been happier to have been on a private tour with our guide Miriam. We entered the Louvre with ease following Miriams lead. Her knowledge of the museum was astonishing. She guided us from the beginning of history of the palace now museum through 3 hours of magical sightings. She showed us statues and art that most visitors would have missed. We saw the most important pieces for our first visit to the Louvre. This tour is a must for anyone seeing this magnificent museum for the first time. When I visit Paris again I will book Miriam again to explore more of the museum. I highly recommend a private tour and please ask for Miriam. She is really wonderful.
Had a great experience!
faisal_s, Jan 2023
The guide was amazing! Eduardo was waiting at the spot. Very easy to find. Contacted the guide thru WhatsApp. He not only personalized the tour. He was very informative and flexible. His English was great too.
Best Tour Guide
Chris_M, Jan 2023
Anatole, Anatole, Anatole (our guide) was THE BEST! Literally the best tour guide in my travel life experience. His enthusiasm and knowledge were incredible, making the tour of the Louvre the best tour we took during our stay in Paris. I wish I could have stayed at the Louvre all day with him.
As hassle free as you can get
Sandra_S, Jan 2023
Barbara our guide was excellent. She made our trip very educational and we learned so much in lesser known corners of the museum while still seeing the main bucket list items.
Really enjoyed Napoleon’s...
Pam_H, Jan 2023
Really enjoyed Napoleon’s apartments and of course Mona Lisa. It would have been difficult seeing as much as we were able to without our guide.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Don’t miss out!
sherry_g, Jan 2023
Our tour guide, Jean, was fantastic! He brought to life the history of France verbally and pictorially. The Louve is massive, and it helped immensely to have an educated and passionate guide to share the intricacies of this breathtaking treasure with us!
Sfhoneymooners
Mayra_G, Jan 2023
Sunday! Sunday! Sunday!! That was our guide! I could listen to her all day! Her perspective about art made me look for detail and not “love the idea of what we are expected to love certain art because of the hipe! “ thank you Sunday
Best tour after 5 different European city tours in a row!
Ashton_T, Jan 2023
Our Guide James was the best tour guide in 3 countries and 5 cities. He made the Louvre come to life and gave us information we will not soon forget. Great pace throughout so many tours we found drug on too slowly. Could not recommend this tour more highly!
Wonderful Louvre tour
Jan_C, Jan 2023
Mostly the history of the times and paintings, sculptures, etc. Tin was very enthusiastic and attuned to our interests.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Recommend
Brian_B, Jan 2023
Dunya was awesome and recommend her!! She was very knowledgeable and showed us the sites in 3 hours. Highly recommend.
Group Tour
Cherie_W, Jan 2023
Our tour guide Eduardo was super congenial and also knowledgeable about the artwork as well as the Louvre itself. He took us through the exhibits in chronological order, and introduced story and legends behind the artworks. All in all very entertaining and informational.
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