Louvre allows anyone to enjoy and appreciate all the museum’s world-famous art collection by smartphone, tablet, or desktop. The most visited museum in the world, which is located in the heart of Paris, gives all art-lovers the chance to see everything for free, from Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa to the Ancient Greek sculpture of Venus de Milo via Eugène Delacroix’s Liberty Leading the People!
France’s greatest art museum, Louvre, has one of the most impressive selections of sculpture, jewelry, and fine art in the world, 48,000 piece collection is now available online. The site includes artworks from the museum’s eight departments that range from Renaissance sculptures to Egyptian antiquities.
In an effort to contain the pandemic, Louvre, as many other touristic points in Paris, has been closed since October, and usually, this art gallery attracts 10 million visitors a year! The museum will continue closed for long-planned renovations. Now the website is available in French, English, Spanish, and Chinese. Louvre is following the British Museum, the State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, and New York’s Guggenheim and Metropolitan Museum of Art, all offering virtual tours during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Louvre is dusting off its treasures, even the least-known. For the first time, anyone can access the entire collection of works from a computer or smartphone for free. The Louvre’s stunning cultural heritage is just a click away.
JEAN-LUC MARTINEZ, LOUVRE’S PRESIDENT-DIRECTOR
An interactive map is also available on Louvre’s website, allowing visitors to explore the museum, room by room. Furthermore, the platform offers a view of the Delacroix museum, which is run by the Louvre, as well as sculptures from the neighbouring Tuileries gardens and works recovered from Germany since the end of the war in 1945. A magnificent art collection, that is now available worldwide!