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Murders and mysteries tour of the Louvre Museum

Free cancellation
Duration: up to 2 hours
Language: English, French
Availability: Every day except Tuesday
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

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What to expect

Uncover the secrets of the Louvre Museum with this 2-hour Murders and Mysteries tour.

Once a royal palace and today the largest museum in the world, the Louvre hides within its walls centuries of secrets, vile crimes, and mysterious masterpieces. Who is hidden behind Mona Lisa’s smile? What secrets are the Venus de Milo and the Winged Victory of Samothrace still hiding? Accompanied by your knowledgeable guide, you will discover the major works of art with a new perspective, and visit the exceptional department of Egyptian Antiquities. Learn about Champollion, who cracked the mysterious hieroglyphic code; Tutankhamen, the boy pharaoh who suddenly died at a young age for unknown reasons; and the curse of Tutankhamen’s tomb that befell those who discovered it.

This guided tour will also evoke memories of the royal castle: a misplaced golden helmet found at the bottom of a well; the unusual circumstances of King Henri IV dying in his carriage; and the mysterious murders surrounding the reign of Charles IX… This lively guided tour made for all ages to enjoy will give you a unique look at the Louvre and its masterpieces.

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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

Social distancing is enforced

Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected

Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors

All gear/equipment is sanitized between use

Visitors are required to bring and wear masks

Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks

Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above


Pyramide du Louvre, 75001 Paris

Meeting point:

Meet at the Equestrian Statue of Louis XIV, in front of the Louvre Pyramid. Please make sure to be there 10 minutes before the tour starts.


Meeting The French

Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • Group tour up to 6 people
  • Comfortable shoes recommended
  • All visitors must comply with security checks. Large suitcases and bags are prohibited.