For 8 to 14 year olds
In the Department of Greek Antiquities of the Louvre

The "Heroes of Greek mythology in the Louvre" tour

  • The objective of this guided visit to the Louvre museum is to show the childrenin a playful way"the greek miracle"
  • It presents ancient Greek sculpture based onr the exploits of the gods of ancient mythology
  • The aim is to understand why Greek sculpture is so famous and why this period has had such an impact on artists over the years
  • The guide will answer questions such as "Why did Herakles do 12 labors?" / "How did Perseus kill the Gorgon?" / "How did the gods help them?" / "How did the Greeks represent their gods, their heroes?" / "Why did the Gods accede to men's desires as they did to Pygmalion?"
  • A discovery of Greek antiquity through mythology and its heroes within the reach of the youngest but also very instructive for parents, grandparents or accompanying persons
  • 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 privatization...
  • Rate From 250 euros per visit
  • Increase of 20% on Sundays and holidays
  • Number 25 people max (adults and/or children)
  • Visit in French or English
  • For schoolchildren: from the first grade / primary school

Practical information

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