The Secrets of the Louvre: Ancient Codes & Hidden Messages in the World’s Greatest Art Museum

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3 hrs

Max 15

Why take this tour?

Think you know what to expect at the Louvre? Think again. Hidden messages, political agendas and mystical beliefs are all revealed on this unique Louvre Guided Tour. We'll handle your skip-the-line Louvre museum tickets, so all you have to do is show up. Follow a nationally-certified guide as they unravel the secrets held within the paintings, sculptures and artifacts of the collection.

Highlights

  • Created with Sketch.Nationally-certified guide reveals the strange history and mysteries of the Louvre’s world-famous collection
  • Created with Sketch.See the main highlights and some of the most interesting lesser-known items on display
  • Created with Sketch.Enjoy skip-the-line Louvre museum tickets

Take a different sort of Louvre Guided Tour

This unique Louvre Guided Tour goes beyond the standard facts of the paintings and artifacts held by the museum, and dives into the strange and often murky histories behind them. Your guide, an art specialist and secret-history enthusiast, will show you the most famous works in the collection as they regale you with tales of mystery and intrigue.

Your day starts when you meet your guide and small group of no more than 15 people outside the museum, then head right inside with skip-the-line Louvre museum tickets. But not before learning about the controversy and rumors behind the glass pyramid that forms the entrance.

Once inside, you’l...

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This unique Louvre Guided Tour goes beyond the standard facts of the paintings and artifacts held by the museum, and dives into the strange and often murky histories behind them. Your guide, an art specialist and secret-history enthusiast, will show you the most famous works in the collection as they regale you with tales of mystery and intrigue.

Your day starts when you meet your guide and small group of no more than 15 people outside the museum, then head right inside with skip-the-line Louvre museum tickets. But not before learning about the controversy and rumors behind the glass pyramid that forms the entrance.

Once inside, you’ll cover the highlights that all the other Louvre guided tours see, but from a completely different angle. Magic, science, conspiracies real and imagined, murder, cannibalism, cross-dressing, sacred geometry, myths, rumors, and maybe a few lies - you'll get it all as you explore the most famous collection of art on earth.

This entertaining half-day delves into the controversial stories and theories not covered on a standard Louvre tour. You'll cover big names, like Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci, along with the lesser-known corners of the collection. It's a fantastic experience for seasoned art-lovers who are striving to discover something new, captivating to anyone who is beginning to enjoy the gallery scene and appealing to those searching for an entertaining new way to appreciate art.

  • Sites Visited
  • Louvre Museum
  • The Mona Lisa
  • The Virgin of the Rocks
  • The Coronation of Napoleon
  • The Raft of the Medusa
  • Liberty Leading the People
  • Tour Includes
  • Expert guide
  • Skip-the-line Louvre Museum Tickets
The Louvre has more of Leonardo da Vinci's paintings than anywhere else in the world.
Gericault's 'Raft of the Medusa' is one of the most striking works on any Louvre highlights tour.
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Adam was amazing, so knowledgable and sown to earth, a real pleasure

Fantastic guide