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Louvre Abu Dhabi

Louvre Abu Dhabi

The Louvre Abu Dhabi is a museum and an architectural masterpiece by the Pritzker Prize winner Jean Nouvel. The museum is the result of a collaboration between the Government of the United Arab Emirates and the French Government. It is the only Louvre museum outside France. The Louvre Abu Dhabi opened its doors to the public on November 11, 2017 after a decade of planning and construction.

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Overview of Louvre Abu Dhabi

One of the most impressive features of the Louvre Abu Dhabi is its dome. The dome consists of 7850 unique metal stars arranged in a complex geometric pattern. It creates a beautiful play of light and shadow, creating the effect of a 'rain of light'.

A tree under the dome in the Louvre Abu Dhabi

The dome's design was inspired by traditional Arabic architecture and serves as a symbol of the fusion of different cultures.

Exhibition at the Louvre Abu Dhabi

In the museum you can see paintings by Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir, works by Cy Twombly and other famous artists.

Exhibition at the Louvre Abu Dhabi

The museum collection includes works of art of different civilizations. It includes ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Islamic, European and modern art. Permanent collection and temporary exhibitions can be viewed in separate pavilions.

The courtyard in the Louvre Abu Dhabi, where you can relax on comfortable frameless sofa bags

Children will be delighted with the children's museum.

If you want to relax, you can admire the azure sea under the glare of light from the incredible dome in the cafe nearby.

Cafe in the Louvre Abu Dhabi

Museum opening hours

The museum opens at 10 am and closes at midnight, but galleries and exhibitions close at 6:30 pm on weekdays and 8:30 pm on weekends.

Ticket price

The ticket price is 63 dirhams for adults, children under 18 years old can pass for free.

How to get

The fastest way to get to the Louvre from Abu Dhabi is by taxi.

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November 19, 2023

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