The Joy of Museums

Finding Beauty & Meaning in Museums

The Louvre

Louvre Museum Richelieu aisle

The Louvre or the Louvre Museum (French: Musée du Louvre) is one of the world’s largest museum and a historic monument in Paris, France. A central landmark of the city, it is located on the Right Bank of the Seine. Its collection is nearly 38,000 objects from prehistory to the 21st century are exhibited over an area of 72,735 square metres (782,910 square feet). The Louvre is one of the world’s most visited museum with over 7 million visitors.

The Louvre Museum is one of the world’s largest museum and a historic site in Paris, France.

The Masterpieces of The Louvre include:

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“Keep a thing seven years and you’ll find a use for it.” French proverb

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