Visit Abu Dhabi’s finest attraction, the Louvre, based on the world-famous art gallery in Paris. Experience a concoction of Western and Eastern art within the Arabian lands and indulge in a multitude of experiences and contemplation.
You can conveniently walk past the 2-hour long queue and soak in generous views of the sea and Abu Dhabi’s skyline on your way to the mesmerizing dome. The Louvre comprises of 55 detached building housing art galleries, a children’s museum, an exhibition, a boutique gift shop, a restaurant, and a café.
The 12 museum galleries are chronologically arranged in an inspiring manner, narrating the story of humanity with an artistic filter. Through an incredible collection of art installations, each of these 12 chapters unveils commonalities that have existed through the history of humanity.
Louvre hosts 4 temporary exhibitions every year. These exhibitions are the result of a unique collaboration between Abu Dhabi and France. In partnership with 13 French Museum partners, Louvre Abu Dhabi will bring together exemplary art for visitors of the Middle East.
This specially-designed section of Louvre hosts an array of family-focused exhibitions and interactive workshops in both English and Arabic. ‘Experiential learning’ is at the core of the Children’s Museum and the aim is to inspire young minds by imbibing artistic techniques and ideas to their thinking patterns.
There are occasional education workshops held in the permanent galleries and art studio. If you are interested in learning in detail about the remarkable collections, you can hop by for one.
However small it may be, grab a souvenir from the snug boutique shop on your way out to cherish this visit to the first Arabian Universal Museum.
Rest your tired legs and contemplate the art you just witnessed over coffee and a plate of sumptuous bites before you leave the premises. The eateries are designed by Jean Nouvel himself and are nothing short of extraordinary.
Saturday to Wednesday (10:00 AM – 8:00 PM).
Thursday and Friday (10:00 AM – 10:00 PM).
The museum remains closed on Mondays.
Last entry to the museum is 30 minutes prior to the closing time.
Free Parking | Paid valet parking | Free Wi-Fi | Cloakrooms & lockers | ATM (accepts international cards) | Strollers & wheelchairs on loan | Prayer room.
The galleries are set at a relatively cool temperature to protect the installations. You might want to consider carrying a stole/scarf, especially for kids.
You can only enter at the timeslot you choose at the time of the booking.
Ideal time to visit At the Top is during the sunset hours when an amber glow spans across the sky. The sunset hours between 6:30 PM – 7:00 PM giving you the best chance to enjoy stunning evening views of the Dubai skyline!
Tickets for prime hours (sunset time) are costlier than non-prime hours (rest of the day).
These tickets cannot be canceled, amended or refunded.