Museum Entrance Fees and Hours
Louvre, Prado, Uffizi, Vatican Museum Entrance Fee
A useful list of museum entrance fees and opening hours list for most visited museums of Europe. You may find general information about the museums with the help of attractive visuals.
Louvre Museum – Paris, France
Louvre Museum is definitely the most popular museum of the World. The museum houses the largest art gallery with 38.000 objects. Nearly 8 million people visit the Louvre every year.
Louvre is founded in Napoleonic Era of France (1793). The museum’s unique art collection contains the artworks collected by King Louis XVIII and Charles X as well as French Emperor Napoléon.
The Glass Pyramid of Louvre is almost as famous as the museum itself. Built by an American architect, I.M Pei commissioned by famous French President: Francois Mitterand.
The museums popularity considerably escalated after the publising of Dan Brown‘s famous novel Da Vinci Code. Following the best-seller book, the movie also released. Then the museums annual visitors doubled.
Louvre Museum Entrance Fee 2019
Entrance fee is 15 Euros for the Louvre Museum. Visitors under the age of 18 free of charge. You may prefer buying the tickets online or you can also consider purchasing Paris Pass discount card.
Louvre Museum Opening Hours 2019
The Louvre Museum is open on Monday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday: from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Louvre closing late on Wednesday and Friday open between 9 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. The Louvre is closed on Tuesdays.
Vatican Museum – Vatican, Italy
Vatican Museums housing one of the most significant art gallery in the world. The rich collection of Vatican, had been collected by the Popes. The Vatican art gallery contains; paintings, statues, maps and other art pieces.
These valuable artworks has been gathered since the 13th Century. Striking collection of Etruscan Civilization, Roman Empire, modern religious art and painting galleries can be seen in the museum complex.
The highlights of the Vatican Museum are Sistine Chapel and Raphael Rooms.
Vatican Museums Entrance Fee 2019
Vatican Museum entrance fee is 16 Euros without online booking. Reduced ticket price is 8 Euros for the children between the ages of 6 and 18 years. Additional 4 Euros paid for “Skip The Line” tickets through the official website of Vatican Museums.
Vatican Museum Opening Hours 2019
The Vatican Museums are open to visit from Monday to Saturday, from 08:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The last entrance is 15:00 It’s not possible to buy tickets after 3:00 p.m. but it’s okay to stay in the museum until 18:00.
Vatican Museum Closed On Following Days
Sunday (except the last Sunday of each month), 6 January, 11 February, 17 April, 1 May, 29 June, 15 and 16 August, 1 November, 8, 25 and 26 December.
Uffizi Gallery – Florence, Italy
Uffizi Gallery is housing the most special paintings of Renaissance artists. The renowned Renaissance painters such as Leonardo Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael represented in this splendid museum.
Uffizi Gallery is one of the best museums in Europe due to its rich heritage from Renaissance era. Considering that Florence had been the center of Renaissance itself, it’s not surprising.
Uffizi Gallery Entrance Fee 2019
Uffizi Gallery Entrance fee is 12,5 Euro for an adult. EU citizens aged between 18 and 25 years ticket cost 6,25 Euros. Entrance is free for the EU citizens under the age of 18. You may want to make an online booking for fast track. Please note that additional 4 Euros charged for online reservations.
Uffizi Gallery Opening Hours 2019
Uffizy Gallery is open from 08.15 a.m. to 6.50 p.m. from Tuesdays to Sundays. The Uffizi is closed on Mondays. Please note that ticket office closes at 06:05 p.m.
Prado Museum – Madrid, Spain
Prado Museum is located in the heart of Madrid. The museum has the art heritage of Spanish Empire.
The collection includes artworks from 12th Century to the 19th Century.
Prado is literally opened in 1819 by the King of Spain: Carlos III. You may see this King’s sculpture in the center of Puearta Del Sol Square of Madrid.
The rich collection of the Spanish Royalty displayed in the museum. Most famous Spanish painters Diego Velázquez and Francisco Goya are the highlights of the museum. Besides El Greco, Raphael, Rubens, Rembrandt and Murillo artworks can be seen in Prado.
Madrid Prado Museum Entrance Fee 2019
Entrance fee is 15 Euros for adults. Buying the handy Museum Guide Book recommended with the ticket. Then the total cost becomes 24 Euros.
Prado Museum Opening Hours 2019
The Prado is open from Monday to Saturday between 10:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m. The Prado is open every day of the week. Please note that it’s closing for Sunday 1 hour earlier than other days (07:00 p.m.)
The Prado Museum Is Closed On Following Days
The Museum is closed for only 3 days in a year. 1st of May, 1st of January and 25th of December.
Written by Serhat Engul