## What is Le Musée du Louvre famous for?

The Louvre is the world’s largest museum and houses one of the most impressive art collections in history. The magnificent, baroque-style palace and museum — LeMusée du Louvre in French — sits along the banks of the Seine River in Paris. It is one of the city’s biggest tourist attractions.

## Can I do a virtual tour of the Louvre?

You can take a virtual 360 tour of the Grand Gallery, which houses much of the Louvre’s Italian art. If you’re a Mona Lisa fan, the Louvre is offering the museum’s first virtual reality experience, which brings to life the story of the enigmatic portrait.

## Why is Le Louvre so important to French culture?

The Louvre is one of the most famous museums in the world. In the 16th and 17th centuries, the Louvre served as the royal palace for French kings. It became an art museum when the French king Louis XVI moved his residence to Versailles. During the French Revolution, the Louvre became a public museum.

## What is unique about the Louvre?

1. The Louvre Museum is the Biggest Museum in the World. In addition to being the most visited museum in the world, the Louvre is also the biggest. So big, in fact, that you can hardly tell that you’re sharing the space with 15,000 other visitors at any given time.

## How old is Le Louvre?

228c. 1793
Louvre Museum/Age

## What are some fun facts about the Louvre?

15 Astounding Facts About the Louvre Museum in Paris

• The Nazi Commandeered the Louvre during WWII.
• 4000 Artworks were Displaced During WWII.
• The Museum Opened to the Public in 1793.
• The Louvre is the Largest Museum on Earth.
• The Louvre was Once a Home.
• The Louvre Was Once a Fortress.
• The Louvre has Existed for 8 Centuries.

## How would you describe the Louvre use geometric terms in your description?

The Louvre has many geometrical relationships. It is consisted of five planes, four of which are triangles and one is a square. Each of the triangular planes of the Louvre has rows of parallel lines. There are many transversals intersecting each of the parallel lines on those planes.