Family visits to the Louvre: trails, workshops, and activities for children

Picture of inside of Louvre

One of the roles of the largest museum in the world is to give youngsters access to the exhibits. The Louvre organizes workshops and themed trails to enable children to discover the collections with their parents at their own pace.

Visiting the Louvre as a family

The Louvre Museum is set up to welcome families. Cloakrooms (lockers) are available and bathrooms in each sector of the museum ensure a comfortable visit. The Louvre also has its own dining service with a popular cafeteria. Children of all ages with love the Louvre’s shops. The bookshop has a series of works intended for young readers. They can take away a fun souvenir that will remind them of what they have seen and allow them to tell their friends all about their visit!

The Louvre Museum lends strollers, baby carriers and wheelchairs to visitors free of charge (ID required). To benefit from this service, go to the assistance desk in the Napoleon Hall under the Pyramid.

Louvre discovery workshops

There are several options available for a family visit to the Louvre Museum. Downloadable trails give you the independence to visit the collections at your own pace. Multimedia and audio guides are tools that provide each person with access to interactive explanations of the works.

Screenings suitable for youngsters are also on the program at the Louvre. Young people can identify with the heroine in the Sun Queen film, in which Princess Akhesa sets off in the footsteps of her mother Nefertiti.

And last but not least, design workshops, visits and conferences led by mimes bring children and art together in a fun setting.

The story of the Louvre

Paintings, sculptures, stones, and frescoes are the testimonies of stories that have marked humanity. The Louvre organizes storytelling sessions. Join a group for a visit to the museum's collections. A storyteller will narrate the legends and myths surrounding the works.

With a program available for children all year-round, the Louvre Museum is a family-friendly cultural establishment. Even if you don’t want to attend one of these events, the free services will ensure you have a comfortable visit.

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