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Who qualifies for free admission to the Louvre?

I'm a student in Germany and I have a student visa but I don't have a residence permit yet. Am I eligible to get into the Louvre for free?
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How is the official audio guide in the Paris Louvre? Are there alternatives?

An English speaker is headed for the Paris Louvre. What is their best use of time if they only have one day? Is the offical (English language) audio tour insightful? Are there any renegade/...
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Are holders of a temporary residence permit from an EU country eligible for free admission to the Louvre?

The website for the Louvre mentions the following regarding ticket prices: Admission is free for the following visitors: –18 year olds Present official piece of ID. –26-year-old residents of the ...
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Is is entry to the Louvre still free for British residents or is Brexit effective as of now?

I am not sure if Brexit is effective which would mean we can no longer get into the Louvre museum in Paris free with an EU passport, instead and having to pay the €15/17 euros. I want to visit today ...
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Taking a drone inside the Louvre?

I've been to the Louvre twice and every time I'm there there's a large crowd in front of the Mona Lisa. I think what'd be really cool is to photograph the crowd aerially. Like I go into that room, ...
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Rijksmuseum vs Louvre vs Uffizi Gallery [closed]

How would you describe in laymen terms to somebody what the differences is between the Rijksmuseum vs Louvre vs Uffizi Gallery? How would you classify the type of content inside the museum?
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If I buy official tickets online to Louvre Museum, can I skip the queue?

I thought of purchasing the tickets for Louvre Museum from its official site, but there is no mention about ability to skip the queues. I read that there is a huge queue to enter. Does buying ...
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Which entrance to use for the Louvre?

Is there a good thought process as to which entrance to use to enter the Louvre? I understand the Pyramid can have very long queues, however, I am wondering if next week will be low-season, such that ...
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Louvre tickets purchased online but not printed

Is it possible to purchase Louvre tickets online, and then gain admittance by showing the e-ticket on a smartphone? I may be able to get the tickets printed, but it's more flexible if I can just buy ...
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Louvre Trip Planning for multi-day visit [closed]

I am planning a first-time trip to the Louvre for this month and have allotted 4 days because of its size. On what days is the Museum the least busy? Are there any days with cheaper tickets? Can I ...
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London-Paris, Time Critical Agenda for the Louvre and Rodin Museum

When Dante and Virgil entered Hell, they encountered the shades of two lovers: Paolo and Francesca. The story goes that this brother and sister-in-law fell in love which led to Paolo's murder by the ...
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It's allowed to dance (and cultural events) on the Louvre Square?

I'm travelling to Paris with some friends and I'm helping with a marriage proposal, I would like to know if the laws allow this kind of cultural event on Louvre Square or if it's forbidden, we don't ...
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How is the Louvre queue on free sunday?

I just discovered that Louvre has a free admittance in the first Sunday of each month. I would like to visit, but I am not sure if its a good idea. I prefer to visit the city than spend too much time ...
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First time in Paris - decent questions regarding transportation and tourist attractions [closed]

About my journey: I will be travelling to Paris in the beginning of March with my girlfriend and staying for 3 days. We are landing at Paris Beauvais Tille Airport. I have unfortunately found that ...
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Famous pieces in the Louvre [closed]

Besides the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo, what are the don't-miss pieces of the Louvre's permanent collection?
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Online version of the Louvre museum

I know that some museums offer online tours of their exhibits, and you can easy "navigate" from one place to another and view the exhibitions. Is there any such online tour for the Louvre (museum in ...
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