The Secrets of the Louvre: Ancient Codes & Hidden Messages
- Explore the mysteries and the secrets of the art in the Louvre
- See some of the lesser known parts of the collection
- Hear about Dan Brown to Da Vinci, Mesopotamia to Mona Lisa
Inside the museum, you’ll explore some of the lesser known parts of the collection while also taking in the main highlights. Is the Raft of the Medusa a masterpiece about cannibals? Who really posed for Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous paintings? What is sacred geometry and why were some of the greatest minds in history obsessed with it? This tour is chock full of history and mystery, dark deeds and Da Vinci codes, and even a conspiracy theory or two.
During this Louvre tour, you’ll see the highlights of the collection and learn a lifetime of fascinating things about them. The difference on this tour is that you get to dive into some of the more controversial and mysterious theories surrounding the art. It’s a fun and engaging experience for both longtime art lovers and people who don’t usually visit art museums.
- Skip the line Louvre Museum tickets
- Expert local tour guides
- Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off
- Wheelchair users
Prepare for the activity
When facing the Arc du Carousel with the Louvre Pyramid behind you, there are two winged female statues in front of the Arch. Meet your tour guide at the left statue (southern end of square). Your guide will be holding a sign. The Arc du Carousel (a triumphal arch) is located inside the Place du Carousel, standing between the Louvre Pyramid and the Tuileries Gardens.Open in Google Maps ⟶
- Passport or ID card
- Comfortable shoes
- Baby strollers