Next to the Tuileries Gardens on the Right Bank of the Seine, a former royal palace undergoing massive expansion that will make it the biggest museum in the world by 1992 with even more treasures on display (many of them are at present in the cellars), and escalators to make those long walks down endless corridors less tiring.
The glass pyramid, designed by the Chinese-American Pei, at the entrance from Cour Napoléon is open, but the excavations will continue for several years. The Ministry of Finance is due to move out to Bercy.
There are seven different museums in the Louvre : Oriental Antiquities, Egyptian Antiquities, Greek and Roman Antiquities, Painting, Sculpture, Furniture and objets d’art. Top of your list should be Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, the Winged Victory and Venus de Milo.
There is no possibility of being able to do it all at once, so pick out the works you particularly want to see, and do your best to find them.

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