Opening times, ticket prices and how to get here - Louvre-Lens
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Opening times, ticket prices and how to get here

Preparing your visit
Coronavirus: temporary closure of the museum

In accordance with government directives, the Louvre-Lens is closed.
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Opening times

The museum is open every day except Tuesday, from 10am to 6pm (ticket desk closes at 5:15pm).

The museum is closed every Tuesday, 1 January, 1 May and 25 December.

 

The park is open every day, including Tuesday:

16 April to 31 October from 7am to 9pm

1 November to 15 April from 8am to 7pm

 

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Ticket prices and subscriptions

Galerie du Temps and Pavillon de Verre

Admission free

 

Temporary exhibitions gallery

Full-price: €10 / 18–25-year-olds: €5 / under-18s: free

 

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Coming to the Louvre-Lens

99 rue Paul Bert, 62300 Lens
Train, car, plane, landscaped footpath – the Louvre-Lens is within easy reach!

Useful information:
– Several trains per day from Paris, Lille and Arras stop at Lens station.
–From the station, you can walk to the museum in around 25 minutes along a landscaped path.
– There are two free Louvre-Lens car parks close to the museum: 99 rue Paul Bert in Lens, and 4 rue du Dr Piette in Liévin.

Access
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Coming by car

Lens can be reached via the A21 motorway, which is linked to motorways A1 – E17 (Lille–Paris) and A26 – E15 (Calais–Reims)

 

Free parking:

Louvre-Lens car park (or Paul Bert car park), rue Paul Bert in Lens: 232 spaces, including four disabled spaces, 5-minute walk from the museum.

 

Drop-off point:

Disabled people are strongly advised to use the disabled car park by the drop-off point (via the rue Paul Bert in Lens).

 

Louvre-Lens car park (or Jean Jaurès car park), 4 rue du Dr Piette in Liévin:

300 spaces, 10-minute walk from the museum.

Note: the Jean Jaurès car park is only open during park opening hours.

 

La Scène car park (via the rue Paul Bert, opposite the restaurant Chez Cathy): 60 spaces.

Opens one hour before each performance at the museum.

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Coming by bus

Tadao, the Lens-Liévin, Hénin-Carvin and Béthune-Bruay bus network, serves the museum.

ROUTE 41:

Get off at the ‘Louvre-Lens’ stop, rue Paul Bert (200 metres by foot from the museum).

This stop is recommended for people prone to tiredness or with reduced mobility.

Buses on route 41 stop at the museum every hour or half hour.

Check the map

Check the times


BULLE 1
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Get off at the ‘Parc Louvre-Lens’ stop, rue Georges Bernanos. This stop is located at the entrance to the park 600 metres from on the museum by foot.

 

The path through the park is accessible for disabled people, although they are recommended to use route 41.

 

Bulle 1 serves the museum every 8 minutes.

It is advisable to buy a ticket before boarding the bus.

Check the map

Check the times

 

GROUP COACHES :

Drop-off and pick-up point in the museum park for coach drivers.

Coach parking at the Jean Jaurès car park in Liévin, rue du Dr Piette (15 spaces).

 

 

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Coming by train

TGV high-speed train direct from Paris in 1 hr 8 min.
Lens station is served by local TER trains from the region’s main towns.


Tip

Take a TER train using the Pass Transport Louvre-Lens, entitling you to 50% off a return ticket and admission to the temporary exhibition for €8 instead of €10 (valid for trains from stations in the Hauts-de-France region; go to the ticket desk of the station you are leaving from to take advantage of this offer).


GETTING TO THE MUSEUM FROM THE STATION ?

ROUTE 41 BUS :

Get off at the ‘Louvre-Lens’ stop, rue Paul Bert (200 metres from the museum by foot).

This stop is recommended for people prone to tiredness and suffering from reduced mobility.

It is located near the Hôtel Louvre-Lens.

Route 41 links the museum to Lens station, every hour or half hour.

Check the map

Check the times


BY BUS, WITH BULLE 1
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Get off at the ‘Parc Louvre-Lens’ stop, rue Georges Bernanos. This stop is located at the entrance to the park, 600 metres from the museum by foot.

The path through the park is accessible for disabled people, although they are recommended to use route 41.

Bulle 1 links the museum to Lens station, every 8 minutes.

Check the map

Check the times

⚠️WARNING:
It is not recommended to get off at the ‘Liévin Louvre-Lens’ stop, which is 1 km from the museum.
It is advisable to buy a ticket before boarding the bus.

The shuttle that used to link the station and the museum has been replaced by route 41 and Bulle 1.

Finding your way around
Advice about getting to the museum and parking
Disabled-access car park (PMR, or ‘personnes à mobilité réduite’)

The disabled are strongly advised to use the disabled car park near the drop-off point (via the rue Paul Bert in Lens).

Visitors who do not have documentation entitling them to park in one of the disabled parking spaces can also be dropped off at the drop-off point.

It is possible to receive assistance from a member of the visitor services team by phoning us on 03 21 18 62 62 or emailing us at: accessibilite@louvrelens.fr

Note: for people with reduced mobility, it takes much longer to reach the museum from the other car parks (see the simplified map below).

 

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Finding your way round inside the museum
Simplified map
Did you know?
To make your visit more comfortable, the museum can loan free of charge:
A pushchair

The museum can loan you a pushchair free of charge. All you have to do is show some ID.

Ask in the reception space

A folding stool

The museum can lend you a folding stool. All you have to do is ask.

Ask at the reception space

A wheelchair

The museum can lend you a wheelchair free of charge. All you have to do is show some ID.

Go to the ticket desk or the reception space in the entrance hall.

A magnifying glass

The museum can lend you a magnifying glass free of charge (with LED light). All you have to do is show some ID.

 

The Musée du Louvre-Lens has been awarded the Qualité Tourisme label
What is the Qualité Tourisme™ label? ?

The Louvre-Lens had to demonstrate its excellence in accordance with the Qualité TourismeTM criteria.

The essential requirements for satisfying visitors are :

– A warm welcome

– Attentive staff

– Mastery of foreign languages

– Personalised services

– Clear, precise information

– Provision of cleanliness and comfort

– Help in discovering a destination

– Taking account of customers’ views (thanks to the systematic analysis of satisfaction surveys and requests).

With Qualité Tourisme, our services are regularly subjected to independent evaluation at least once every 5 years in the form of an anonymous inspection.

This system enables us to reap the benefits of a policy of constant improvement of our services with the aim of providing a better visitor experience.

Guillemets
Did you know that the Louvre-Lens is a signatory of the Charte MÔM’ART ?

The Môm’Art charter was drawn up by parents and visitors keen to assist children in museums. The aim is to help museums and cultural sites cater to families better.

By signing the charter, the museum is demonstrating its commitment to doing its utmost to cater for children and families.

Find out more about the Charte MÔM’ART

MÔM'ART

Information and bookings

Guided tours, activities, performances and talks:

Individuals: 03 21 18 62 62

Groups: 03 21 18 63 21