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Louvre Museum Highlights Guided Family Tour – Skip the line!

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Key Highlights
  • Experience an exclusive Louvre Museum family tour, specially designed for children
  • See the major masterpieces of the Louvre in less than 2 hours
  • Enjoy a personalised tour experience with an English speaking local guide
  • Specially designed visual aids for children
  • Smartphone voucher accepted – No need to print!
  • Our local partner for this tour has been awarded the TripAdvisor certificate of excellence
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    19 Dec 18 - 31 Dec 18: Saturday & Sunday
    1 Apr 19 - 31 May 19: Friday & Sunday
    1 Jun 19 - 31 Aug 19: Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
    1 Sep 19 - 31 Oct 19: Saturday
    16 Dec 19 - 31 Dec 19: Saturday & Sunday


    2 hours

    Start time

    Till 31 Dec 18: 11:15am
    From 1 Apr 19: 11:30am
    From 1 Jun 19:
    Friday and Sunday: 11:30am
    Wednesday and Saturday: 3:30pm

    Meeting Point

    Your guide will meet you at the Arc du Carrousel. This is a monumental arch with a horse-drawn chariot on top, situated across the road from the courtyard of the Louvre. Standing with your back to the entrance of the Louvre Museum and Pyramid, you will see it across the road, past the roundabout, before the entrance to the Tuileries Garden (Jardin du Tuileries).

    Arriving by metro: Take metro lines 1 or 7 and get off at the metro stop Palais Royal Musee du Louvre. Take the exit marked rue de Rivoli. Cross the rue de Rivoli into the Louvre courtyard and you will see the arch.

    Arriving by taxi: Ask to be dropped off at the Arc du Carrousel du Louvre. Your taxi should be able to stop just in front.

    Arriving by foot: Walk into the centre of the Louvre courtyard where the glass pyramid is. With your back to the pyramid you will see the arch in the gardens in front of the Louvre.
    GPS Coordinates: 2°20'2"E, 48°51'41"N

    Ending Point

    Louvre Museum

  • Overview & Itinerary
    This Louvre Museum tour is specially designed to be family-friendly, with children’s interests taken into consideration throughout the tour’s duration. Visit one of the world’s largest museums, the Louvre, in less than two hours with an expert guide. Avoid long queues and save time with skip-the-line access to the museum.

    Spanning more than 600,000 square feet of exhibition space, the Louvre can be quite overwhelming, especially for children. This tour is exclusively designed to focus on the major highlights and cater to your child’s curiosity and energy levels with visual aids and an expert guide on hand to answer all their questions.

    You will see some of the world’s most renowned artworks including Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Mona Lisa’ and the greatest masterpiece of Hellenistic sculpting, the Venus de Milo.

    Your expert guide will enthrall you with stories of the construction of the Louvre and reveal insider speculations on the Mona Lisa and the piece’s resemblance to the Virgin Mary!

    Enjoy quality time with your family and marvel at genius works from the most famous artists in history!


    Meet your expert guide at Arc du Carrousel, a monumental arch with a horse-drawn chariot on top, situated across the road from the courtyard of the Louvre. Standing with your back to the entrance of the Louvre Museum and Pyramid, you will see it across the road, past the roundabout, before the entrance to the Tuileries Garden (Jardin du Tuileries). The tour lasts for approximately two hours.

    With pre-purchased tickets, whisk past the crowds and enter the ‘world’s most visited museum’. The Louvre is one of the largest museums of the world, spread over 652,000 square feet and housing more than 35,000 masterpieces ranging from prehistoric to contemporary works. This tour is specially designed to take you to the museum’s most historically significant and renowned artworks. The expert guide will help you navigate through the maze of halls decorated with an array of stunning artworks.

    The English speaking guide will entertain you with stories of the construction of the Louvre Museum which was originally built as a fortress. You will then be escorted to the famous exhibits within the museum, including the Mona Lisa, the Winged Victory of Samothrace, Venus de Milo and many more. This family tour allows for more interaction with the expert guide and ensures all your queries are answered.

    Learn the secret of the mysterious smile and cutting edge illusionism of the most famous painting in the world, the Mona Lisa . Marvel at the exquisite classical workmanship of the sculpture of the Goddess of Love, Venus de Milo . Take in all the intricate details of the ‘most celebrated sculpture in the world’, the Winged Victory of Samothrace .

    The expert guide will also show many other interesting artworks in the museum, narrating fascinating tales about these magical masterpieces throughout.

    The tour concludes at the museum and you are free to spend the rest of the day as you please.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • Guided visit of the Louvre
    • Entrance ticket to the Louvre
    • Expert, English speaking tour guide
    • Specially designed visual aids for each child on the tour
    • Small groups of 25 people or fewer
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel transfers
    • Food/Beverage
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.

    Extra measures may be implemented at some venues due to heightened global security. As a result, we may experience delays in getting through mandatory security checks when entering these venues. Extra measures may also restrict the size of bags that can be brought inside. To avoid disruptions or possible denied entry, we strongly suggest that you avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks on your tour.

    Please note the tour is intended for families with children aged from 5 to 12 years old specifically.

    So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 15 minutes early. Guests arriving after departure cannot be accommodated and missed tours or tickets cannot be refunded.

    The coordinators will be wearing blue polo shirts or jackets at the meeting point for easy recognition.

    Non-flash photography is permitted throughout the tour.

    France’s tourist sites are among the most popular in the world. Skip the Line Access and careful planning limit our crowd exposure, but please be aware that some locations may be unavoidably busy during standard hours.

    Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised  activity to reconfirm.

    Unfortunately, this tour is not suitable for those with mobility problems. We are also unable to accommodate strollers or baby carriages on our group tours.

    Our local operators reserve the right to refuse participation on its tours to any guest under the influence of drugs or alcohol or to any guest whose behaviour is disorderly, or poses a threat to other guests or the staff.

  • Customer Reviews
    • Fantastic experience

      We loved our guide and the unexpected tour under the Lourve. A fantastic small family experience....

      Nicola Gillespie, Australia, 18/Jul/2016

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