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Egyptian Antiquities Tour at the Louvre Museum – Skip-the-Line!

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Key Highlights

  • A delightful tour for Ancient Egyptian art enthusiasts visiting Paris
  • Avoid long queues to enter the Louvre Museum with skip-the-line access
  • An expert tour guide will take you around the Egyptian Antiquities section of the Louvre
  • See archeological artefacts as old as 4000BC to the ancient Sumer civilization
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    The Louvre: Daily except Tuesday


    90 minutes approx.

    Start time

    You may choose to take the tour at 10:00am and 2:00pm

    Meeting Point

    Meet the tour host at 162 rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris at the Boutique Souvenirs (on the left of the foreign exchange counter) to exchange your confirmation voucher for your skip-the-line Louvre ticket. Then make your own way to the museum. The host will be wearing a red t-shirt or a blue jacket with 'ParisTourGuide' or 'UniversalTourGuide' written on the back.
    Nearest metro station is Palais-Royal Musée du Louvre (lines 1 and 7). There is coffee shop near the meeting point: “T by Thé”.

    Ending Point

    Same as the start point

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Discover the best of Ancient Egyptian artifacts dating back to 4000BC with a guided tour at the Louvre Museum. Avoid the long queues and head straight to the Egyptian Antiquities section of the Louvre Museum.

    An expert guide will accompany you at all times and take you around the museum, showing you the relics of ancient Egypt and sharing interesting details about the conception of afterlife and other objects from the Nile Civilisation.


    Meet your guide in front of the Le Louvre des Antiquaires building and rush past the long queues with your Skip-the-Line Louvre Museum Ticket and head straight to the Egyptian Antiquities section of the museum.

    See exhibits from the ancient Sumerian civilization and the city of Akkad. The expert guide will take you to the galleries containing relics from Ancient Egypt, sharing insights about Egyptian beliefs about afterlife, mummies and sarcophagi.

    Some of the major highlights include the Squatting Scribe, Colossus of Akhenaton, and the Book of the Dead. The guide will take you through a broad range of subjects and themes.

    At the end of the tour, you are free to explore the museum on your own.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • English speaking guide
    • Skip-the-line entrance to the Louvre Museum
    • Audio set (for groups of more than 6 people)


    • Transfer
    • Food and drink
    • Tips / Gratuities
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please note that the meeting point is not inside of the Louvre: you must collect your ticket at the meeting point. The confirmation voucher is not an admission ticket.

    This tour only includes the Egyptian department, not all the highligths of the Louvre but after at the end of the tour you can visit at your own place.
    Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled starting time.

    Latecomers will not be refunded but they can have an alternative time before 12pm.

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

    This package guarantees free admission with skip-the-line access for all minors (under 18 years), if accompanied by a paying ticket holder. Please note, unaccompanied minors must purchase a 15 EUR ticket if they wish to skip the lines.

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

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.