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Postcards from Paris
Le Musee du Louvre
Paris - Le Musee du Lourve
Home to French kings and emperors for four century, the palace was first opened to the public in 1793, during the Revolution. Napoleon had made it the largest art collection on earth with the possessions from his empire. The new addition is the glass pyramid designed by the architect I.M.Pei, opened in 1989. The museum houses collections of Oriental Antiquities, Egyptian,  Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities, Paintings, Sculpture, Objects D'art, Prints and Drawings.