The Louvre Museum is one of the world's most famous and visited museums, located in Paris, France. It is known for its vast collection of art and artifacts from around the world and throughout history.
The Louvre is the world's largest art museum, covering an area of over 782,000 square feet.
The museum was originally built in the 12th century as a fortress before being converted into a palace and later into a museum.
The Louvre is home to over 380,000 works of art and artifacts, with 35,000 on display.
Some of the most famous works in the museum include the Mona Lisa, the Winged Victory of Samothrace, and the Venus de Milo.
The Louvre has a collection of art from ancient civilizations, including Egyptian, Greek, Roman, and Near Eastern art.
The museum also holds a significant collection of European paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts from the Middle Ages to the 19th century.
The Louvre has undergone multiple expansions and renovations throughout the years, most notably the Louvre Pyramid, designed by I.M Pei.
The Louvre has many areas like the Richelieu wing, Sully wing, Denon wing, and the Islamic art section.
The Louvre Museum has a digital platform with more than 480,000 works available online to view.
The Louvre is the most visited museum in the world, with over 10 million visitors annually.