The Louvre Luxurious King’s apartments guided tour will please you !
Before being one of the biggest museum of art in the world, the Louvre was inhabited for centuries by kings and emperors whose memory is still preserved in its rooms. During this 2-hours guided tour, you will walk into the footsteps of Napoleon III on a tour around his apartments and treasures.
During this special guided tour, you will discover Napoleon III apartments, symbol of the all-powerful luxury of this time. Napoleon III apartments are an exceptional testimony of decorative art under the Second Empire.
Discover the large dining room, imposing by its long table and its shelf in blackened wood decorated with gilt bronze. Do not forget to look up to the ceiling (a luminous sky crossed by exotic birds) made by the talented Eugène Appert.
In the Department of Art Objects you will discover a unique set of objects of various shapes, materials and periods ranging from the early Middle Ages to the 19th century.
Some objects that you will see belonged to royal personalities such as Marie Antoinette, The Duchess of Angouleme, Louis XIV, the Empress Eugenie…
You can observe there jewelry, ivory, ceramics, glassware, stained-glass windows, furniture, tapestries and much more !