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Housed in the former French royal palace, the Louvre is one of the world’s largest and most visited museums. Some highlights include the Egyptian antiquities department with its more than 50,000 pieces dating from 4,000 B.C. to the 4th century. Overrun with tourists, it’s worth visiting later in the day on Wednesdays and Fridays, when it stays open until 9:45 p.m.

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Le Louvre

Housed in the former French royal palace, the Louvre is one of the world’s largest and most visited museums. Some highlights include the Egyptian antiquities department with its more than 50,000 pieces dating from 4,000 B.C. to the 4th century. Overrun with tourists, it’s worth visiting later in the day on Wednesdays and Fridays, when it stays open until 9:45 p.m.