Pyramid

Designed by I. M. Pei, this striking glass pyramid provides a visual focal point for the Louvre Museum courtyard as well as a modern underground entrance.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
250121
Names
Louvre Pyramid
Pei Pyramids
Pyramid
Pyramide du Louvre French
Coordinates
48.8610090° N, 2.3358610° E

Location Map

Map showing the location of Pyramid, Paris, France. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

Aerial View

Aerial view of Pyramid, Paris, France. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

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Timeline

1989
I. M. Pei's Louvre Pyramid completed