From 6 years old
Department of Egyptology of the Louvre
guided tour of the Louvre in the Egypt department

Before booking, please check that there are enough places available for the session as a whole.. If only one place remains, it can only be reserved for an additional adult OR child joining a family already registered. 
⚠️ Unless otherwise specified for certain ADOS tours, we accept NO single children.

The family visit "Egypt at the time of the Pharaohs

The guided tour, for children from 6 years old, of the most famous department of Egyptian antiquities in the world

  • The objective of this guided tour  is to help children discover the life of the egyptians in the time of the pharaohsand the wonderful collection of Egyptian antiquities of the Louvre Museum
  • The guide first explains to the children how life was organized in Egypt in ancient times. Who were the pharaohs, what did the scribes do?
  • Then, she invites the children to discover the works in the windows duringa journey of discovery during which they try to decipher hieroglyphs
  • The visit ends with the evocation of life after deathThis is a fundamental theme in ancient Egypt. It is the occasion to discover the mummies, the mastabas and the canopic vases...
  • A small booklet will accompany the children throughout the visit

Rates and information for scheduled visits

  • 20 to 22 participants maximum per visit
  • duration : 1h30
  • Meeting place : Richelieu passage under the arcades outside (do not enter the museum)
  • This visit is animated by guide-lecturers
  • An adult seat is necessarily associated with a child seat.
  • Visit in French


  • Who is it for? : school, extra-curricular, birthday, family...
  • Rate From 250 euros per visit
  • Increase of 20% on Sundays and holidays
  • Number 25 people max (adults and/or children) for groups
  • Number : 6 persons max (adult or child) for families
  • Visit in French or English
  • For schools : from 1st grade / primary
Find the list of our reviews
Star Star Star Star Star - Perfect
Written by ms, 27-11-2023


Star Star Star Star Star - Marie is a great guide!
Written by Barbara Dallez, 12-09-2023

It's really a great idea for introducing our children to art and history. Marie is very generous in her approach and it's very enjoyable. The only downside is that it goes a little too fast in each room, and we could imagine activities in the booklet that are a little more stimulating for everyone, as the older children in the group quickly get the better of the younger ones. Maybe make one booklet for the older children and another for the younger ones.

Star Star Star Star Star - Disappointing
Written by Florence BAROS, 21-08-2023

This Louvre event for children is far too expensive. 1h20 guided tour for 128 euros, two children and two adults for just the explanation of a few works.... The booking went well, but the day before we were due to leave we were informed that our activity could not take place (the blame was put on Le Louvre) and another activity was offered as a replacement on another day, so the activity schedule was changed.... Although the activity was fun and interesting for the children, the quality/price ratio was unacceptable!

Star Star Star Star Star - Very good discovery of the egyptology department
Written by Sabine Zarrouati, 10-07-2023

Very complete, we finally saw a lot of objects. Good level, approached in a playful way.

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