Abu Dhabi

Five things not to miss at Louvre Abu Dhabi

Staff Report/Abu Dhabi
Filed on November 11, 2017

Louvre Abu Dhabi opens its doors to the public today

The long wait is finally over. Louvre Abu Dhabi opens its doors to the public today and here are five masterpieces one should not miss:

A statue of Alexander the Great, frames a colonnade of Roman busts that include several emperors.

Portrait of a Woman, named La Belle Ferronniere by Lenoardo Da Vinci.

Portrait of a Woman by Pablo Picasso, done in France,1928. 

The Belvedere Apollo (1542-1543) in Bronze by Francesco Primaticcio at Louvre Abu Dhabi.

Horses of the Sun by Gilles Guerin, France, 1668-1675 on display at Louvre Abu Dhabi.  Photos by Ryan Lim, AFP

How to get there

From Abu Dhabi

Take Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Highway (E12), which can be accessed from Corniche Road or Hamdan Bin Mohammed Street or Zayed the First Street. Take exit right after Sheikh Khalifa Bridge to the museum.

From Dubai

Start on the Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Road (E11) and take Abu Dhabi-Shahama Road (E10). Switch to Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Highway and take exit before Sheikh Khalifa Bridge.Taxi fare from Abu Dhabi city will cost between Dh30 and Dh40Catch these buses to get there: Numbers 192 and 193

Museum Timings

10am to 10pm

Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday

10am to 11pm

Thursday and Friday

Monday closed

Ticket Costs

Dh60 -  for those aged above 22 years
Dh30 - for those aged between 13 and 22 years
Free entry - for children aged 13 and under

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