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The Mystery of the French Dog

One afternoon this past July, as my wife and I exited the Louvre at closing time through I.M. Pei’s glass pyramid onto the museum’s main court, a young couple from Australia stopped me to ask about the t-shirt I was wearing. 368 more words


Louvre Museum - World's Greatest Art Museums

The Louvre Museum is one of the largest and most important museums in the world. It is housed in the expansive Louvre Palace, situated in the 1st arrondissement, at the heart of Paris.The collection of the Louvre Museum was first established in the sixteenth century as the private collection of King Francis I. 417 more words


The Louvre: Tips for Beating the Crowds and Having a Great Visit

Musée du Louvre, or “The Louvre,” is an absolute beast of a museum. It’s so vast and contains so many thousands of pieces of art and relics that there’s simply no way to see it all in a day. 1,486 more words


PARIS: Day 5 - Palace of Versailles, more of the Louvre, and Shopping!

Hello Everyone! I hope you’ve all had a great weekend!

It’s time to share Day 5 of our trip to Paris with you!

This was also the last day we could use our Paris Museum pass. 244 more words


Louvre open 7 days a week? Labour union balking at French government plan to open museums more

PARIS – If the Socialist government gets its way, visitors to France’s three most touristic museums — the Louvre, the Musee d’Orsay and Versailles Palace — may get to visit seven days a week in coming years. 94 more words


PARIS: Day 3 - The Louvre, Cafe de Flore, and much more!

I’m so excited to share Day 3 with all of you!  This was another fun day of museums and sights. It was a Monday morning and I remember walking out of our hotel to the hustle and bustle of…well, a Monday morning. 510 more words