2-hour tour. For children aged 6-12. €320 flat rate for families of 6 or fewer. Includes tickets.

Please be prepared for an inevitable wait to pass through security screening, which is required for all visitors, even in the priority access lines.

Our family Louvre adventure explores one of history’s most fascinating civilizations: ancient Egypt. This educational program is designed to encourage kids to think like archaeologists, by using the Louvre’s world-renown Egyptian collections to bring people from the past to vivid life. Children will explore key areas of Egypt’s civilization: the Nile river, a scribe’s workshop, and a pharaoh’s crypt.  In each area, children will learn to engage meaningfully with key objects, using a variety of thinking tools to understand what they tell us about ancient Egyptian beliefs.

Young archaeologists and their private guide will voyage down the Nile, making their way through the Louvre galleries with an interactive map.  In each area, they decode a series of symbols, allowing them to proceed to the next stage of their adventure.  As a final challenge, they translate a code which reveals a secret location where families travel back to present day-Paris. The program is accompanied by an educational booklet and a take-home souvenir.

The New York Times chose “A Nile Family Voyage at the Louvre” as an ideal museum experience in July 2015.

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