Discover the Louvre Museum Abu Dhabi, newly opened in 2017. There are several ways of visiting the museum, including private transfers from Abu Dhabi city centre and from Dubai.

The Louvre Abu Dhabi is the largest art museum in the Arabian Peninsula which focuses on the intersection between Eastern and Western art. It showcases a range of artwork from leading French museums including pieces by Da Vinci, Matisse and Van Gogh. The museum’s design is a masterpiece in itself, with its breathtaking floating dome structure an inspiring piece of contemporary design. There are several ways to get tickets to the museum, including with transportation from Dubai and the centre of Abu Dhabi, as well as an Abu Dhabi day tour with visits to the Louvre and the Grand Mosque.


Tickets & Tours to the Louvre Abu Dhabi:

Skip the Line Louvre Entrance Tickets – from US$17

This fast track entrance ticket to the Louvre Abu Dhabi allow you to skip the line and avoid the queues. You’ll get direct admission to all exhibitions and galleries in the museum.

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Louvre Museum & Grand Mosque Tour From Dubai  – from US$87

The best way of getting from Dubai to The Grand Mosque and Louvre Abu Dhabi. The tour includes entrance tickets to both sites and return transportation to Dubai. Begin the day with pickup from your hotel in Central Dubai. You’ll then be driven 90 minutes along the desert highway to the Louvre Museum Abu Dhabi, the largest art museum in Arabia with works by celebrated artists from around the world. After visiting the Louvre, the afternoon is spent at The Grand Mosque. This grand structure took over 10 years to build, and highlights of a visit include seeing the world’s largest hand-woven carpet, ornate chandeliers, and stunning architecture. At the end of the day, return along the desert highway to Dubai.

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Transfer from Dubai to Louvre Museum – from US$55

The easiest way of getting to the Louvre Museum Abu Dhabi from Dubai. You’ll be picked up from any hotel in Central Dubai or Dubai international airport. You’ll then be driven 90 minutes along the desert highway to Saadiyat Island, with entrance tickets to the Louvre Abu Dhabi. Walk around admiring the magnificent artworks at this recently opened museum. Following the visit, you’ll then return to Dubai, with dropoff at your chosen location.

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Transfer from Abu Dhabi City Centre to Louvre Museum – from US$33

A direct transfer from your hotel in Central Abu Dhabi to Saadiyat Island, where the Louvre Museum is located. Price includes entrance ticket to the Louvre as well as a licensed driver in a modern vehicle. Following the museum visit, you’ll be dropped off at your start location.

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What to Expect:

There are a total of 23 galleries at the Louvre Abu Dhabi, with about 600 objects on display. These comes from museums across France, including the Louvre in Paris, as well as from collections in the Middle East. The museum’s gallery combine works from a diverse range of cultures and time periods, so you might find works from ancient Egypt sitting next to a painting from 18th Century France. The curators intended the museum to be a meeting place for different cultures.
The architects spared no expense in the making of the Louvre Abu Dhabi. With over $1 billion dollars to spend, the museum comprises of a series of palatial style buildings that to some eyes might look more like spaceships. At 180 metres wide, the building is open air on all sides with a natural sea breeze that channels through under the large dome.
Whilst technically in Abu Dhabi City, the Louvre is located on Saadiyat Island, just off the mainland. There’s a bridge that connects the island to the mainland and Saadiyat is intended to become the cultural district of the city. The Guggenheim is also expected to open nearby in the coming years which will make this a major cultural center of the UAE. You can see more information about tickets to the Louvre with transportation by looking at the descriptions above.
Abu Dhabi is located about 90 minutes from Dubai, and there is a desert highway that connects the two cities. The museum is located on Saadiyat Island, which is not far from the City Centre. There are several tours available from both central Abu Dhabi and Dubai, with combine entry tickets to the Louvre with transportation. This is often the easiest way of getting to the museum.