Louvre Abu Dhabi is the Spectacular Art and Civilization museum located in Saadiyat Island’s Cultural District. Jean Nouvel designed the structure of this museum. The Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum was opened on 8 Nov 2017. This museum occupies 24,000 square meters, so it is the largest Museum in Arabian Peninsula, where the galleries took place in 8000 square meters. Artworks from around the world took place in this museum. The permanent collection of art will take 6000 square meters, while the temporary collection takes 2000 square meters.
This museum’s unique feature is its floating dome roof structure. This structure made of 7850 aluminum stars of different sizes to create a rooftop.The gap between the aluminum stars allows the sunlight to pass into the museum floors. Some of the intellect Engineers of Jean Nouveal made a watertight basement and tidal pools within the gallery to represent the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum is in the sea.
This museum displays some of the works of the French Museum. Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum has a display of the most expensive painting of Salvator Mundi by Leonardo Da Vinci. From 2012 itself, this museum starts to collect the photographs and sculptures of ancient kings. This museum is not a copy of the French Louvre. It is an individual institution, providing its explanation about its era and tradition of the country it lies in. Its unique presentation design explores the connections between civilizations and cultures.
Visitors are guided by chronological and theme-based potraits of different periods and civilizations. Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum also contains a Café serving Emirati and European dishes to visitors. A great place to discover the art, culture, and history of Arabs and other countries with sculptures. Enjoy Kayaking under the star in this museum will give you a great experience.
Price starts 60 AED per Adult