Louvre – Porte des Lions

Paris Ier

1996-1999

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A monumental staircase guides visitors toward the Spanish and Italiand roomsMonumental staircase going down toward the hall and ticket officesEntrance Hall and the ticket officeEntrance Hall and the ticket officeEntrance Hall and the ticket office from the top of the stairItalian paintings roomItalian and Spanish paintings roomsVolume of the former Rubens room and Italian collections    
 

It is today the second official entrance of the museum. Located in the Flore wing, Passages des Lions, it gives access to the Guardi, Rubens and Van Dyck exhibition spaces. Within a double height hall, opening onto the Seine, a monumental staircase covered in stones has been set up.

Related Project : Louvre – Percier-Fontaine and Duchâtel Rooms (Architecture)

Completed
Client

Etablissement Public de Maîtrise d'ouvrage des travaux culturels

Team & Collaborators

Ateliers Lion Associés, OTH Bâtiments BET

Area

3 000 sqm (SHON)

Cost

5,03 M€ ex-Tax