5 reasons why Louvre Abu Dhabi is worth your time this summer!


Kayaking at the Louvre Abu Dhabi
Combining fun, frolic and history, an interactive & educational experience awaits your presence.

With five stages to your buoyant day, this Family Fiesta at Louvre Abu Dhabi brings to you exciting things like never before!

  • Louvre Abu Dhabi’s Children’s Museum

Louvre Abu Dhabi

Louvre’s Children’s Museum will take children on an interactive adventure of art and activities that will help them identify and explore their emotions, taking a gamification approach to education for children.

Combining entertainment and education for children aged four to 10, Emotions!: The New Art Adventure will feature ten artworks and four interactive stations, which will familiarize visitors with four main emotions: joy/serenity, sadness, fear, and anger.

This approach engages all the children’s senses, teaches empathy, helps build an understanding of emotions and their expression, while they play and collect achievement points for tasks completed.

To ensure the safety of all visitors, Children’s Museum activities feature touchless components and single-use activity materials.

Emotions!: The New Art Adventure will also be accompanied by an extensive cultural programme that will be available at the museum. Films focussing on emotions will be screened in the museum’s auditorium on Saturdays — 26th June and 3rd July.

The films curated by Rinku Awtani include three feature films: The Secret World of Arrietty by Hiromasa Yonebayashi, The Breadwinner by Nora Twomey, and Inside Out by Pete Docter, in addition to five short films; Looks by Susann Hoffmann, 3Feet by Giselle Geney, AMENTI by Kamela Bentouati and Amandine Dazin, Grandpa’s Nursery Rhyme by Yoshiko Misumi and Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry.

In addition, Cherry’s Hair Love will also be projected on the museum’s wall on all three days for visitors and kayakers to enjoy outdoors.

With pre-recorded workshops as part of the Children’s Museum main activities, local artists Shaima Al Amri, Ali Kashwani and Maryam Al Atouly, children can engage in at their own pace. The workshops will show children how to express feelings through artistic activities, such as drawing, collage and 2D sculpture.

More information about the film screenings is available on the museum’s website, as well as the option to pre-book a place. The Children’s Museum is free to all children. Families need only purchase museum admission tickets for accompanying adults for the whole family to access all Louvre Abu Dhabi galleries and exhibitions.

Access to the Children’s Museum is included in the cost of admission, which is free for anyone under 18.

  • Watch “Behind-the-Scene” Work in the Galleries for the First Time

Carpets on display Louvre Abu Dhabi

BTS!! For the first time history! Between 20th to 24th June June, Louvre Abu Dhabi’s visitors will be able to see the treatment of the “three-medallion carpet” live in the permanent galleries. Produced by the court workshops of the capital of the Mameluke dynasty (1250-1517) in Cairo, this woolen carpet has been cut and reduced in length, during its long history.

The textile conservator will be mounting the carpet on a new rigid support, which will help in distributing its weight, thereby minimizing any structural tension. This new mounting system will prolong the life of the carpet in the best possible conditions for the future.

Get curious!

  • Drop-in for Our Make and Play Activities

Play activities

Date: Until 30 June

Session times: 11:30 am, 2:30 pm, 4:30 pm

Duration: 2 hours per session

Max 16 people per session

Max 4 people per group at the same table (family or friendship bubbles)

Full Price: AED 50

Reduced Price: AED 40 (Art Club / Teacher Pass)
If artworks inspire you, this is a chance to create something unique, have a great time and learn about art with family & friends – what could be better?

Each project is inspired by a treasure in the museum, covering many ages and cultures. The tasks are easy to make, with all the materials provided and staff on-hand to supervise. Have a fun summer-time at Louvre!

To book a table call +971 600 56 55 66, visit our website or ask at the Ticket Desk. Please note all COVID safety precautions are taken.

Admission ticket needed to enter the museum.

  • Have a Relaxing Day at Aptitude Café Overlooking the Iconic Dome, Sky, and Sea

Aptitude Cafe

Open daily ( including Mondays) | 9am – 10pm
Irresistible treats, including hot dishes & breakfast tempting pastries and specialty coffee awaits you to provide your artsy experience a buoyant touch!

You can order all things that regulars have always enjoyed.

The pleasant setting with a picture-perfect view of the museum, sky and sea are as beautiful as ever!

  • Serenity of Yoga

Yoga at Louvre Abu Dhabi

Sundays and Tuesdays | 10:15am and 5:00pm

Saturdays | 11:00am and 5:00pm

Location: Louvre Abu Dhabi’s VIP Majlis

Price: 1 session: AED 90 (including access to the galleries and exhibition).

Duration: 75 minutes

Age: 15+

Restore yourself with the power of Yoga in one of the world’s most inspiring destinations. Twice daily yoga sessions run by Bodytree Studio under the dome at Louvre Abu Dhabi will help calm your mind and find inner peace.

A carefully curated and mindful space that harnesses the energy of the sun, sea and wind, Jean Nouvel’s dome encompasses the celestial with the terrestrial to create its very own microclimate and a truly unique setting in which to explore the healing power of nature and art.

Here’s a special playlist to elevate your yoga experience – “Contemplative Vibes” on Anghami

New safety measures have been put in place for you to enjoy a safe and comfortable experience.

Participants should bring their own yoga mats, water bottles and towels. Payments should be made online prior to the session. Social distancing measures (2m) are in place. Masks need to be worn within the museum premises, but can be removed during the session. Each session will have a maximum of 20 participants.                 .

Participants should arrive 15 minutes before the session starting time and head to the meeting point.

Timings are subject to change. Please make sure to check the website before booking your session.

Click here to book now at Louvre Abu Dhabi.


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