Louvre Abu Dhabi ready for Grand Opening

Abu Dhabi is set to open its Louvre museum on Saturday, November 11th. The museum houses 600 artworks it has acquired, alongside 300 works on loan from 13 leading French institutions, in its 23 permanent galleries. “It is a lot more than just a museum. It is a centre of peace, acceptance, tolerance and education,” Mohamed al-Mubarak, chairman of the department of culture and tourism in Abu Dhabi told Reuters. The entrance ticket to the museum is 60 dirhams ($16.30) with all 5,000 tickets sold out for the opening day.

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