Visitors to the Louvre Museum are transported into a tumultuous history of works of art, the legacy of the royal collections, the thinking of the Enlightenment and the universal aspirations of the French Revolution. It is a history steeped in passion, covetousness, and sometimes brutality, but also in immense generosity, which makes the Louvre an international point of reference today, with 35,000 works on display from every corner of the world and every era.
And the more the museum grows, the more successful it becomes. It is no wonder it is often referred to as “the monument of monuments”.
As a museum with universal aspirations, the Louvre places the public at the heart of its concerns and describes itself as a place of discovery, wonder and knowledge sharing that is accessible to one and all.
As a museum, cultural centre, and place of research and education, the Louvre is inspired by its dynamic and open motto: “There is always a good reason to come to the Louvre”.
One of the challenges facing the Louvre is therefore to be a place for exchange and sharing. In this regard, the development and promotion of the permanent collections, temporary exhibitions and any complementary activities that may take place in the museum are key tools for forging dialogue with its visitors.
As part of its commitment to public service, the Louvre aims to make its extraordinary collections accessible to as many visitors as possible by offering a range of activities adapted to the diversity of its visitors, to foster a better understanding of the museum and its collections.
With the need to promote this benchmark institution in a new manner, as a place open to the world and to its heterogeneous audience, our overriding goal is to:
Since 2022, the Louvre has entrusted us with the task of providing discovery tours for individual French and foreign visitors. In this context, our role involves:
Our work at the Louvre allows us to: