Musée du Louvre: a free nocturne on May 3, the first Friday of the month

Published by Cécile de Sortiraparis, Rizhlaine de Sortiraparis · Photos by Cécile de Sortiraparis · Published on April 8th, 2024 at 10:53 a.m.
It's the perfect opportunity to take advantage of every month, without exception: the Musée du Louvre opens its doors free of charge to all visitors, on the first Friday of each month, after 6pm. Next date to remember: May 3, 2024 .

It's one of the not-to-be-missed events every month... An outing that enthrals art lovers and heritage enthusiasts alike. The free nocturne at the Musée du Louvre is our unmissable monthly rendezvous, to our great delight! The date is set: on the first Friday of every month, the famous Parisian museum opens its doors to us, free of charge, from 6pm to 9:45pm. Next appointment: Friday, May 3, 2024!

If you're a big fan of art and museums, this information may sound like déjà-vu... The Musée du Louvre already organizes nocturnes on Friday evenings! Yes, but there's a nice surprise added to this program: from now on, on the first Friday of the month, this nocturne is free for all. It's a good deal just the way we like it!

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With more than 500,000 works in its collections, and numerous events to discover each month, you'll need more than one evening to admire all the treasures of the Musée du Louvre. The Mona Lisa, the Venus de Milo, the Raft of the Medusa, Liberty Guiding the People, the Victory of Samothrace, the Crouching Scribe, the Oath of the Horatii, the Cheat with the Ace of Diamonds... All these masterpieces await you for an evening tête-à-tête.

And to complete your visit, the Musée du Louvre also offers " mini-discovery tours ", free of charge and without reservation. Mediators guide you through the museum's collections on short, themed tours. An opportunity to learn more about the great Italian masters, ancient Egypt, Islamic art, the beginnings of the Louvre...

The Musée du Louvre is free on the first Friday of every month, except July and August. To make sure you get the most out of the museum, book your tickets in advance!

So, what's the first thing we're going to see at the Louvre this Friday evening?

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Starts September 1st, 2023



    musée du louvre
    75001 Paris 1

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    Metro Palais Royal - Musée du Louvre


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