Curiosities about the Louvre and the celebs who have visited it
The Louvre opened in 1793
With more than 10 million visitors in 2018, the Louvre broke its own attendance record and asserted itself as the most visited museum in the world. The reason for its success? Well, obviously there's the extraordinary collection of priceless art such as the Mona Lisa, of course. But big celebrities like Beyoncé also helped to bring attention to the museum by filming a music video there.
Browse through our pictorial overview of the events and visitors that have defined the Louvre in modern times.